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John E. Boyd
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1812
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1902
Chase City
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA

Appointed Postmaster of Christiansville in 1869. A Founding Father of the modern Chase City. He left Alexandria as a young man. His grandfather was George Washington's tailor. He married Elizabeth in 1834. They were charter members of the Presbyterian church in Chase City. He was on the Town Council. He conveyed the first lot in Woodland Cemetery to John Ashenhurst, whose wife was the first burial there. The cemetery was a gift from John E. Boyd to the town. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Boyd (1787 - 1862)
  Mary Goug Kirk Boyd (1793 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Endly Boyd (1817 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Boyd Walker (1838 - 1920)*
  George Edmund Boyd (1839 - 1913)*
  Ada Virginia Boyd Woodruff (1857 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  William A Boyd (1811 - 1889)*
  John E. Boyd (1812 - 1902)
  Mary Boyd Burris (1814 - 1884)*
  Thomas H Boyd (1817 - 1901)*
  Adelaid Virginia Boyd (1833 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Chase City
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Oct 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21949123
John E. Boyd
Added by: George Seitz
 
John E. Boyd
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Rest in Peace, 3rd-great Grandfather.
- Andrew Boyd
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012

- Twist
 Added: May. 9, 2008
 
 
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