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 Sylvester Boyls

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Sylvester Boyls

  • Birth 28 Feb 1846 Perry County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 10 Nov 1908 Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 30269415

Sylvester Boyls was born in February of 1846 to William Carroll and Malinda Scarborough Boyles of Perry County, Alabama. Sibilings Elizabeth Mary, Margaret, John W and William Parron completed the family members.
At seventeen, he enlisted in Mississippi's 5th Infantry, and was captured by Union soldiers during the battle of Franklin. Detained for 18 months at Camp Douglas in Chicago, his release came at the end of the Civil War in 1865.
Mary Catharine "Kitty" Satterfield and Sylvester wed January 17, 1872 in Kemper, Mississippi. Six children were born during their union which lasted 36 years. Sylvester died on November 1, 1908 in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 62.

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Woodsmen of the world memorial
In loving memory of
Sov Sylvester Boyls
born Feb 28, 1846
died Nov 10, 1908

  • Maintained by: nancy price
  • Originally Created by: Cullis
  • Added: 2 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30269415
  • nancy price
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester Boyls (28 Feb 1846–10 Nov 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30269415, citing Floresville City Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by nancy price (contributor 47437950) .