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Nannie Seawell Boyd
Birth: Aug. 31, 1855
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1954
Georgia, USA

Because of the regulations in place at the time, Oakland, like many cities, had designated areas for burials. Oakland's three areas were "the Jewish section," "the black section," and the general section.
The Boyd family wanted to have a black woman who had worked with them for years buried in their family plot in the general section. They had to get special permission from the city and the neighboring lot owners. (The Boylston family near them did the same thing.)
The tombstone for the woman, Georgia Harris, matches those of Isaac Boyd and his wife Nannie. It reads on the front, "Georgia Harris - who though born a slave, died the child of a king." The back of the stone reads "In loving memory of our colored mammy."

Georgia Harris is also listed here at Find A Grave. 
 
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 Children:
  Elbridge Seawell Boyd (1896 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7961976
Nannie <i>Seawell</i> Boyd
Added by: Bertha Avery-Hood
 
Nannie <i>Seawell</i> Boyd
Added by: Evening Blues
 
Nannie <i>Seawell</i> Boyd
Added by: Evening Blues
 
 
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- Never Forgotten
 Added: May. 6, 2014

- Kathy Smith
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
NANNIE good job, God Bless you, be at peace with the Lord Jesus.
- Troll's BRIDGE
 Added: Sep. 17, 2012
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