In Scott Lee Boyd’s book of 1935, page 19, he says:-
“There are two distinct groups of Boyds who migrated to America, the Quaker Boyds and the
While we seem to have many Presbyterian Boyd families in Pennsylvania, I can only think of
one Quaker Boyd family – that of John Boyd and Jane Bell, who came in the 1730’s.
So have we missed a large number of Quaker Boyd families who came to Pennsylvania in the
Has anyone on this list done any research in Quaker families in Pennsylvania?
Historical Committee, HBS