Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Burwell Boykin
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 24, 1787
Burke County
Georgia, USA
Death: May, 1860
Choctaw County
Alabama, USA

Burwell Boykin was a Private in Capt. Josiah Watts Company, Carson Reg. Mounted Gunmen, Mississippi Territory; was a Militia in the War of 1812. He is listed in Carson's Regiment, Mississippi Territory Militia 1814-1815.

Burwell Boykin married Margaret McCann; They owned a plantation in Choctaw County, Alabama near Old Camp Springs Cemetery and Church. He was killed by one of his slaves, a "buck slave", with a hoe. Traditional information says that the slave "Sham" was subsequently lynched by family members. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Alexander Boykin (1826 - ____)*
  Solomon Boykin (1835 - 1913)*
  Franklin Boykin (1836 - 1926)*
  Henry Clarke Boykin (1837 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
 
Created by: BamaGuy0324
Record added: Nov 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31742592
 


- Janice Bullock
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
Rest In Peace
- DoodleBug09
 Added: Oct. 19, 2013
Burwell Boykin was a Private in Capt. Josiah Watts Company, Carson Reg. Mounted Gunmen, Mississippi Territory; was a Militia in the War of 1812. He is listed in Carson's Regiment, Mississippi Territory Militia 1814-1815.
- Scrappy
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service