Lafayette Herndon Boykin

2 March 1891–28 February 1971 (Age 80)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lafayette Herndon

When Lafayette Herndon Boykin was born on 2 March 1891, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Hardy Lafayette Boykin, was 28 and his mother, Ella C Lewis, was 29. He married Rosa May Fulghum in 1913, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Old Fields Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years and Wilson Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1971, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Old Fields Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States.

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Lafayette Herndon Boykin
Rosa May Fulghum
Marriage: 1913
Virginia Eloise Boykin
James Allison Boykin
Lafayette Herndon Boykin
William Edward Boykin
Fred Fulghum Boykin
Alice Louise Boykin
Nellie Rose Boykin

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Wilson, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Boye .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Laphate H Boykin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hesdan T Baykin in household of Hardy L Baykin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lafayette H Boykin, "United States Census, 1920"

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