Francis Boyd

Male1783–29 February 1816

Brief Life History of Francis

When Francis Boyd was born in 1783, in Fishing Creek, Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, David Boyd, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Wylie, was 36. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 29 February 1816, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Chester, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Boyd
1737–1815
Margaret Wylie
1747–1824
John Boyd
1760–1822
Panthea Elizabeth Boyd
1760–1835
Agnes Boyd
1789–
Anna Boyd
1770–
Peter Boyd
1773–1842
Charles Boyd
1778–1828
David Boyd
1781–1855
Francis Boyd
1783–1816
Margaret Boyd
1785–1854

Sources (3)

  • Francis Boyd, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Francis Boyd, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Francis Boyd, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 5

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 11

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, from Bòid (genitive case of Bòd, the Gaelic name of the island of Bute) or Bòideach, denoting a person from Bute. Alternatively, the name may denote descendants of a Gilla filius Boed, who appears in reference to Glasgow Cathedral in the early 12th century, perhaps from the Gaelic personal name Boite, of uncertain origin.

Scottish and Irish: from the Gaelic epithet buidhe ‘yellow(-haired)’. Compare Bowie .

Manx: from Mac Gille Buidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired lad’ (compare 2 above).

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

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