Colie Boydston

29 July 1888–23 January 1982 (Age 93)
Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Colie

When Colie Boydston was born on 29 July 1888, in Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Mark Boydston, was 32 and her mother, Emma Idella Murray, was 32. She married Grigsby Presley Reynolds on 2 October 1907, in Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 3, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 23 January 1982, at the age of 93, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grigsby Presley Reynolds
Colie Boydston
Marriage: 2 October 1907
Mary E Reynolds
Alma Louise Reynolds

Spouse and Children

2 October 1907
Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States


    Mary E Reynolds


    Alma Louise Reynolds


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 19

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Boydston near Glasgow. This surname is no longer found in the British Isles.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Colie Reynolds in household of T I Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Calie Reynolds in household of G P Reynolds, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Colie Reynolds in household of Gragsby P Reynolds, "United States Census, 1920"

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