Boyd Family Papers

MSS. COLL. #98


Title: Boyd Family Papers

Dates: 1852 – 1997

Quantity: ½ box

Types of Material: correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, account sheets, printed material

Accession Number: 1990.101.1

Brief Description: This collection consists of materials relating to the Boyd family, one of the pioneer families of Rockingham County, during their residency in Rockingham County (1797-1893). Items include: pamphlets detailing the genealogical history of the Boyd family with reprints of letters compiled by the Rockingham County Historical Society, pamphlets and photocopies of publications with background information about the Boyd family, copies of the obituaries of George D. Boyd, Eliza C. Boyd, Andrew J. Boyd, and Sallie A. Boyd, photographs of John Hill Boyd, Samuel Hill Boyd, and George Fulton Boyd in civilian clothing, photograph of Col. A.J. Boyd in military uniform, photograph of Mary Ann Glen Settle with negatives, negatives of two unidentified male teenagers, business and personal account sheets of George D. Boyd, a newspaper clipping (“Crawford Boyd, An Ex-Slave, Tells Of Thrilling Ride During The Civil War,” Greensboro Daily News, 1925), and general and Civil War era correspondence written by and to the Boyd family.

Major Names/Subjects:
Boyd, Andrew Jackson
Boyd, George Dillard, 1797-1886
Boyd, George Fulton
Boyd, John Hill
Boyd, Samuel Hill
Rockingham County, NC
United States–History–Civil War, 1861-1865

Date Surveyed: 11/2/2011