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 John E. Boyd

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John E. Boyd

  • Birth 28 Nov 1812 Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 1902 Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 21949123

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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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 4 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21949123
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John E. Boyd (28 Nov 1812–6 Sep 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21949123, citing Woodland Cemetery, Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .