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Descendants of George Boyd

Generation No.2

2. PATRICK2 BOYD (GEORGE1) was born 1711 in Ireland, and died 1762 in Halifax Co., VA.. He married (1) RACHEL GRIMSON July 25, 1732 in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chester Co. Pennsylvania. He married (2) ANN DOUGLASS Abt. 1751 in Lancaster Co., PA.


September 29, 1731 Letter from James Logan, representing WIlliam Penn, to London, Logan states "Patr. Boyd who was as good credit as any young man in the trade is actually gone off and run away with about 140 pounds in debt in my books."

Note this was the same year Patrick's father died (1731)

Will dated January 26, 1762. Probated February 18, 1762 in Halifax County, Virginia. A copy of the oral will from Will Book 0, page 140 :

Halifax Court House, Virginia.

Geo. Boyd the younger and Silvestor James being first sworn before William Stokes on of his Majestys Justices for the county of Halifax do declare that they heard Patrick on the day he departed this life in his own house express words to this purpose. My will and desire is that all my stock of cattle, hogs and sheep be sold and also my personal estate besides be also sold and the money arising by such sale after paying my just debts be equally divided between my wife Ann and her two children Richard and Henry and that 80 acres of land belonging to my lying on the north side of Dan River be rented out until the two children above mentioned come to the age of 21 years and then be sold and the money arising by such sale be equally divided between my two sons above mentioned. Certified under my hand the 26th day of January 1762.

William Stokes


Fact 1: Abt. 1753, Moved to Halifax County, Virginia

Fact 2: 1762, Died, Halifax County, Virginia

Fact 3: August 05, 1729, Contract to deliver pelts to James Logan

Fact 4: September 29, 1731, Letter from James Logan to London Merchant (See Notes)

Fact 5: January 26, 1762, Will


6. i. GEORGE3 BOYD, b. Abt. 1740, Lancaster Co., PA; d. 1802.

7. ii. JAMES BOYD, b. Abt. 1741, Lancaster Co., PA.

iii. WILLIAM BOYD, b. Abt. 1742, Lancaster Co., PA; d. 1782

iv. MARY BOYD, b. Abt. 1743, Lancaster Co., PA; m. (1) THOMAS TINDALL; m. (2) WADE.

v. SARAH BOYD, b. Abt. 1744, Lancaster Co., PA.

vi. RACHEL BOYD, b. Abt. 1745, Lancaster Co., PA.

vii. JOHN BOYD, b. 1746, Lancaster Co., PA; d. Tennessee

8. viii. HENRY PATRICK BOYD, b. 1748, Lancaster Co., PA; d. Bef. 1782.

Children of PATRICK BOYD and ANN DOUGLASS are:

9. ix. RICHARD COLEMAN3 BOYD, b. 1753, Halifax County, VA; d. September 28, 1823, Jasper Co., GA.

10. x. HENRY BOYD, b. 1755, Lancaster Co., PA.


3. JOHN2 BOYD (GEORGE1) was born 1716 in Lancaster Co., PA, and died 1757 in Halifax Co., VA.. He married MARGARET LAWSON.

Notes for JOHN BOYD:

I believe John to have been one of the First Boyds in Halifax County, Virginia. Possibly moving down with one or, at most, two other brothers.

More About JOHN BOYD:

Fact 1: 1782, Halifax County, Va. Heads of Household 10 whites, 0 blacks

Fact 2: 1752, Obtained License to operate Ferry on Dan River

Fact 3: 1757, Drowned, Lawson's Creek, Virginia


Married John Armstrong as Margaret Boyd.

Children of JOHN BOYD and MARGARET LAWSON are:

11. i. GEORGE3 BOYD, b. 1739, Lancaster Co.,Pa; d. Bef. 1779.

12. ii. WILLIAM BOYD, b. 1741, Lancaster Co.,Pa.

iii. JOHN BOYD, b. 1743, Lancaster Co.,Pa.

13. iv. ISABELLA BOYD, b. 1745, Lancaster Co.,Pa.

v. MARY BOYD, b. 1747, Lancaster Co.,Pa; m. MICAJAH WATKINS, December 13, 1764, Halifax Co., VA.

vi. JAMES BOYD, b. 1749, Lancaster Co.,Pa.

14. vii. ANDREW BOYD, b. 1751, Lancaster Co.,Pa; d. Halifax Co.,Va.

15. viii. DAVID BOYD, b. 1756, Lancaster Co.,Pa.


4. JAMES2 BOYD (GEORGE1) was born 1718 in Lancaster Co., PA, and died 1772. He married MARY COCHRAN in Lancaster County,Pa.

Children of JAMES BOYD and MARY COCHRAN are:

16. i. SAMUEL3 BOYD, b. Abt. 1740, Lancaster Co.,Pa.

ii. ISABELLA BOYD, b. Abt. 1742; m. SOLOMON WEST.

iii. MARGARET BOYD, b. Abt. 1744; d. Bef. June 17, 1824; m. WALLIS WILSON.


5. ROBERT2 BOYD (GEORGE1) was born 1720 in Lancaster County,Pa., and died 1782 in Granville County,NC. He married LUCRETIA O'MARY.

Children of ROBERT BOYD and LUCRETIA O'MARY are:

17. i. ANDREW3 BOYD, b. 1753; d. Bef. May 26, 1826.

ii. RACHEL BOYD, b. Abt. 1755; d. Pickens District,SC; m. JOHN CANNON.

iii. MARY BOYD, b. Abt. 1757, Granville County,NC; d. Bef. May 26, 1826; m. THOMAS WILBORN.

iv. SARAH BOYD, b. Abt. 1757, Granville County,NC; m. JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, Abt. 1804, Cocke County,Tenn.

18. v. ROBERT BOYD, b. 1758; d. 1825.

vi. MARGARET BOYD, b. Abt. 1760; m. THOMAS GOSS.

vii. CONSTANCE BOYD, b. Abt. 1762.

viii. JOHN BOYD, b. Abt. 1764; d. Bef. 1824, Pendelton County,SC.

19. ix. THOMAS BOYD, b. Abt. 1768; d. Bef. May 26, 1826, Pittsylvania County, Va.

x. ISABELLA BOYD, b. Abt. 1770; d. Bef. 1780.

Generation No. 3





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