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Dr. James Cloud Boyd[1, 2, 3]

Male 1806 - 1881  (74 years)


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  • Name James Cloud Boyd 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born Mar 06, 1806  Chester county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 22, 1881  Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Attended South Carolina College in 1824 thru 1826, did not graduate with his class in 1827.  Establish residence in Montgomery, Alabama in 1833. Files claim to land in Macon County, Alabama (1833).  Brings wife and slaves to Cotton Valley, Participates in removing all Indians from Macon County in 1837.  Joined Boyd's Company, Wellborn's Alabama mounted Volunteers served as Captain.  Establish a large cotton plantation and becomes a land speculator.  After the Civil War, moves to Cross Keys, Alabama.  Wills 1700 acres to William E. McGehee (1875).
      Source:  Willie Boyd
      Source:  Tap Roots, Creek Indian War
      On 1880 Census for Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama.
      James death recorded in family bible.
          Macon County was a part of the territory ceded by the Muscogee Indians, established by an act in 1832, and took its name from a North Carolina statesman, General Macon.  The county covers about 600 square miles, devoted to cotton cultivation from the beginning of the English and American occupation.  It was the birthplace of Osceola, the mixed-blood Seminole chief who for many years resisted the invasion of the whites.
      Sources:  "Shadow Of The Plantation" by Charles S. Johnson
      James C. Boyd moved to Montgomery, AL before Macon County was established. Macon County was a part of the territory ceded by the Muscogee Indian and established by an act in 1832, and took its name from a North Carolina statesman, General Macon. The County covers about 600square miles, devoted to cotton, cultivation from the beginning of the English and American occupation. It was the birthplace of Osceola, the mixed-blood Seminole Chief who for many years resisted the invasion of the whites. Source: "Shadow of the Plantation" by Charles S. Johnson
      In 1860 James C. Boyd owned 132 slaves which equated to $140,000 in personal property. His brother, C.L.R.  Boyd, owned 75 slaves and his dad Charles Leroy Boyd owned 58 slaves.
    Person ID I63527  mykindred
    Last Modified Aug 25, 2006 

    Father Dr. Charles LeRoy Boyd,   b. Aug 15, 1771, Edgefield District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 09, 1861, Macon county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Cloud,   b. Sep 16, 1779, Edgefield county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Macon county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Dec 27, 1798  Chester county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21527  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Adeline Meek Johnson,   b. May 27, 1814, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 26, 1895, Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Jan 02, 1832  Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. William David Boyd,   b. Dec 16, 1832, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 26, 1884, La Place, Macon county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Charles McCracken Boyd,   b. May 11, 1840, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. La Place, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph Boyd,   b. Abt 1841, Cross Keys, Macon county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    +4. John Job Boyd,   b. Oct 1843, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 07, 1921, La Place, Macon county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +5. Mary Elizabeth Cloud Boyd,   b. Dec 24, 1845, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F21526  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Eliza C. (Mrs. James C. Boyd),   b. 1818, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 21, 1921, La Place, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years) 
    Married Oct 20, 1865  Cotton Valley, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Hilliard Boyd,   b. Aug 1844, Cotton Valley, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 04, 1911, Pine Grove Church, Cotton Valley, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Family ID F21558  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Cloud, James
    Cloud, James
    Will, Chester District - 1819

  • Sources 
    1. [S1098] Gedcom - Lee, Charlene.

    2. [S1099] Boyd, Willie H. Boyd.
      Date of Import: Sep 23, 2002

    3. [S1205] Reichner and Aiken genealogies.

    4. [S1099] Boyd, Willie H. Boyd.



  
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