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Were your Boyds landowners or land renters in Ireland?
Check and see if they are listed on the Irish Freeholders list:
Thanks to Karen for putting these lists together for all of us.
Is there anyone that can tell me anything about the cemetery's in and around the Pricedale, Pike Co. Mississippi area , (Bogue Chitto Cemetery) or access to the McComb Library. I have herd that Andrew Boyd (death date April 11, 1856) was burried there at the Bogue Chitto Church Cemetery but I have no proof and would like to know if anyone knows who are burried there, and if he may indeed be burried there also. any help would be appreciated.
Thanks Sandra Boyd Potter
Hi Jonathon! I'm new too and I'm from Mansfield, Texas. Just south of Arlington. Where the Cowboys are trying to move to.
My Boyd line is as follows:
My grandmother was Myrtis Lucile Boyd b July 3, 1900 Mississippi d. August 24, 1986 California. Her father was Winston Boyd b. Oct 10, 1868 d. November 24, 1945 Mississippi. And so on: Levi Boyd b. January 31, 1848 d. May 21, 1927 Mississippi
Simeon Boyd b. May 20, 1811 Georgia d. February 5, 1876
Andrew Boyd b. 1770 Ireland or Scotland??
The Ulster Covenant 1912
The Ulster Covenant was part of a response by Ulster Unionists to the
efforts of successive Westminster governments to settle the running sore of
the 'Irish Question' by giving Ireland a limited measure of local autonomy
known as 'Home Rule'. The first two Home Rule Bills, in 1886 and 1893, had
been rejected by Parliament, following concerted pressure from Unionists in
Great Britain and Ireland.
"The archive of the Ulster Unionist Council, held by the Public Record
Office of Northern Ireland contains just under half a million original
signatures and addresses of the men who, on 28 September 1912, signed the
Ulster Covenant, and of the women who signed the parallel Declaration. In
total, the Covenant was signed by 237,368 men, and the Declaration by
To see Lists of the Boyds (men and women) who signed who signed this
document go to:
Thanks to Karen from Ohio for putting together this list.
Richard G. Boyd