Thomas Boyd

about 1798–after 1846 (Age 48)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Boyd was born about 1798, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Edmund Boyd, was 37 and his mother, Susanna Thurman, was 32. He married Margaret in 1809, in South Carolina, United States. He died after 1846, at the age of 49.

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Thomas Boyd
1798–1846
Margaret
1789–1850
Marriage: 1809

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1809
South Carolina, United States

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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 14

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

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

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