|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1802|
|Death: ||Apr. 19, 1869|
"When I was about seven or eight years., "abt 1832" of age, my father concluded to move West to the state of Indiana where his father and most of his brothers lived at that time; accordingly he sold his property and started on his journey, which was said to be five hundred miles, however we finished it, without any thing occuring worthy of notice, but my father soon became dissatisfied with the country, and one year from the time we left his home in Virginia, he returned to it."abt.1833".
" My teachers name was John R. Mc Clner ?, he took great pains to learn me, & at the end of four months I stood head in the first class; the same teacher took another School near where my Grand father lived;
I was boarded at grandfathers & went to that school, there I learned to write and Scipher. I continued to go to School untill I was fifteen years of age".
" About this time I began to work on the farm with my father, when I was Sixteen years of age, two of my brothers were large enough to work with me". " we employed our Selves at this business for two years; When I went in company with my father to Scott County 75 miles from home to work on a turn pike road, I worked here three months " When I returned home to Tazewell The Methodist had got up a great revival in religion, & I naturly liked to go to meeting, & hear them preach."
"Excerpts" From the diary of Henry Green Boyle. Transcribed as written with no corrections.
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Abraham Boyl (1774 - 1834)
Margaret McClanahan Boyl (1780 - 1851)
Jane Porter Taylor Boyle (1806 - 1849)
Henry Green Boyle (1824 - 1902)*
James Madison Boyle (1837 - 1916)*
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