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Sylvester Boyls
Birth: Feb. 28, 1846
Perry County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1908
Floresville
Wilson County
Texas, USA


Sylvester Boyls was born in February of 1846 to William Carroll and Malinda Scarborough Boyles of Perry County, Alabama. Sibilings Elizabeth Mary, Margaret, John W and William Parron completed the family members.
At seventeen, he enlisted in Mississippi's 5th Infantry, and was captured by Union soldiers during the battle of Franklin. Detained for 18 months at Camp Douglas in Chicago, his release came at the end of the Civil War in 1865.
Mary Catharine "Kitty" Satterfield and Sylvester wed January 17, 1872 in Kemper, Mississippi. Six children were born during their union which lasted 36 years. Sylvester died on November 1, 1908 in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 62. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catharine Satterfield Boyls (1849 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  James Fenton Boyls (1873 - 1940)*
  Alice L Boyls White (1877 - 1913)*
  Maggie Boyls Chappell (1879 - 1916)*
  Emma Bammer Boyls McCall (1883 - 1966)*
  Fannie Boyls Cale (1886 - 1919)*
  Nelia Boyls Luker (1889 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floresville City Cemetery
Floresville
Wilson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: nancy price
Originally Created by: Cullis
Record added: Oct 02, 2008
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Sylvester Boyls
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Sylvester Boyls
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Father of my Uncle Clyde and Uncle Colbert's mother, Maggie/Muggie Boyls Chappell.
- Kathy Mills
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- nancy price
 Added: May. 29, 2011
 
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