|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1761|
|Death: ||Nov. 24, 1846|
Thomas Boyd, of PA, married Grezelda Allen and settled first in Montgomery Co., KY, from whence they removed to Callaway Co., MO in 1827.
Pioneer Families of Missouri.
* Will: 4 MAR 1841 Callaway Co., Missouri, Thomas Caldwell Executor
From online Cemetery Transcriptions Foster/Boyd/Howe Cemetery Cent. N 1/2 of Section 34, Township 46N, Range 10W. 2.5 miles east of New Bloomfield via county road, or 2.0 miles west of Dixie on Rte.. BB and county road, and north in pasture. Recorded May 1972 by RPA & FES
Inscription:BoydBoyd- In memory of Thomas Boyd and Grizella his wife, she was born Aug 20 1763-died Aug 18 1845- aged 81 y 11m 27d, he was born Mar 10 1759- died Nov 24 1846- aged 87 y 8m 14d
Margaret Lutz's notes about Thomas Boyd:
"The Scotch Irish" 1902 by Charles Hanna.
"16 April, 1605, the date of the founding of the Plantation of Ulster, N. Ireland. Sir Thomas Boyd, Knight; James Hamilton, earl of Aberdeen; George Hamilton, Gent; and Sir George Hamilton, Knight, were the 'undertakers' forming the new Scotch settlement in Ireland from Scotia Major in Scotland".
This Scotch-Irish family were related to the royal Stuart family of England. Heirlooms passed down to Eleanor Boyd Caldwell - Gold chain (lost in Civil War) and a diamond from the crown jewels of Queen Elizabeth I. Diamond given to her son Robert A. Caldwell (eldest son), who gave it to his eldest son Henry T. Caldwell, who gave it to his eldest son Robert Caldwell of Benton, Ark. who owned it in 1926.
Grizella Allen Boyd (1763 - 1845)*
Jane Boyd Howe (1793 - 1857)*
Joseph Boyd (1798 - 1867)*
Created by: rchaprave
Record added: Apr 20, 2010
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