James Joseph BOYD Nancy A BOYD Louisa J BOYD William R BOYD Francis M BOYD Sarah M BOYD T L BOYD Charles BOYD Mary BOYD Lucinda RUSH Elizabeth BOYD Harriett BOYD Margaret BOYD Samuel Evert BOYD Mary Ann FOUST Mini tree diagram
Robert Kirk BOYD

Robert Kirk BOYD1,4,5,6,7,2,8,9,10,11,3

about 18171,2 - before Jun 18893

Life History

about 1817

Born in Ohio.1,2

1st Dec 1836

Married Lucinda RUSH in Shelby County, Indiana.6

10th Aug 1837

Land Purchase: Name on this document is Robert Kirk Boyd in Indianapolis, Shelby, Indiana

3rd Sep 1839

Birth of son James Joseph BOYD in Illinois.2,8,17,19

about 1842

Birth of daughter Louisa J BOYD in Illinois.2

about 1842

Birth of daughter Nancy A BOYD in Missouri.2,8

about 1847

Birth of son William R BOYD in Missouri.2,8

22nd Mar 1850

Birth of son Francis M BOYD in Greene County, Missouri.2,8,17

about 1853

Birth of daughter Sarah M BOYD in Greene County, Missouri

about 1854

Birth of son T L BOYD in Greene County, Missouri.20

19th Jun 1854

Occupation Appointed Postmaster in Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri

about 1856

Birth of son Charles BOYD in Greene County, Missouri

Feb 1860

Birth of daughter Mary BOYD in Greene County, Missouri.20

25th Apr 1865

Married Mary Ann FOUST in St Clair County, Illinois.11

2nd Aug 1865

Divorced from Lucinda RUSH in Greene County, Missouri.10

about 1867

Birth of daughter Elizabeth BOYD in Livingston County, Missouri

about 1871

Birth of daughter Harriett BOYD in Livingston County, Missouri.12

about 1873

Birth of daughter Margaret BOYD in Livingston County, Missouri.1

15th Jan 1879

Birth of son Samuel Evert BOYD in Utica, Livingston, Missouri.13,14,15,1,16,17,18

8th Jun 1889

Military: Union Army, Co B, 27th Missouri Infantry; Widow Mary A Boyd filed fora military pension on his account. in Missouri.3

before Jun 1889

Died in Livingston County, Missouri.3

Notes

  • Several genealogies report Robert's name as Kirkpatrick.  Nodocumentation of that form of his nmae has been found.

    Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
    Robert K Boyd
    Spouse Lucinda Rush
    Marriage 1 Dec 1836 Shelby County

    A few months after his marriage in Illinois, Robert bought land inIndianapolis, Indiana.

    U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
    Robert K Boyd
    Issue Date 10 Aug 1837
    40 Acres, 2nd Prime Meridian
    Shelby County, Indiana
    Township 12-N, Range 6-E, Section 29

    1850 Federal Census, Greene County, Missouri, 19 August, BooneTownship, Hse/Fam #1206
    Robert K Boyd 32 M Farmer $500 Real Estate Value b Ohio [b abt 1818]
    Lucinda Boyd 30 F b Ohio [b abt 1820]
    James J Boyd 11 M b Illinois [b abt 1839]
    Louisa J Boyd 8 F b Illinois [b abt 1842]
    Nancy A Boyd 6 F b Missouri [b abt 1842]
    William R Boyd 3 M b Missouri [b abt 1847]
    Francis M Boyd 1 F b Missouri [b abt Jan 1849] [reported as male in1860]

    In the 1850 census, Francis (Frank, reported here as a girl, wasreported as 1 years old, but the birth date on his grave is 22 March1850, which is just a few weeks before the census.

    U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971
    Robert K Boyd
    Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri
    Appointment 19 Jun 1854
    Volume #22, 1858-1867

    1860 Federal Census, Green County, Missouri, 20 August, BooneTownship, page 111-112, Hse/Fam #773
    R K Boyd 46 M Farmer $4000 Real Estate $4000 Personal born Ohio
    Lucinda Boyd 44 F born Ohio
    James J Boyd 20 M born Ill
    Nancy A Boyd 14 F born Mo
    Wm R Boyd 12 M born Mo
    Francis Boyd 10 M born Mo
    Sarah M Boyd 7 M born Mo
    - p 112 -
    T L Boyd 6 M born Mo
    Charles Boyd 4 M born Mo
    Mary Boyd 4mos F born Mo
    Newton Beal 21 M born Mo

    Robert and Lucinda were divorced in 1865

    Boyd, R K / Boyd, Lucinda
    Greene County, Missouri, Circuit Court Court
    Abstract of Divorce Records 1837 - 1899
    Petition filed 4 January 1865 Book G p 16, 57. Divorce granted 2August 1865; Book A, p 366

    The petition for divorce was filed in January.  But the divorce wasnot granted until August.  But in the meantime before the finaldecree, Robert went to Illinois and married Mary Foust Richardson inApril 1865.

    Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900
    Robert Boyd
    Spouse Name Mary Richardson
    Marriage 25 Apr 1865 St. Clair County
    This record can be found at the County Court Records located atBelleville, IL, Film # 1689026

    I have not learned where Robert and Lucinda's children were in 1870.Mary's children from her previous marriage are in their household.The enumerator reported them with the surname Boyd.

    1870 Federal Census, Livingston County, Missouri, 27 June, Utica, POUtica, page 3 (scan 559), Hse/Fam #25
    Boyd, R K 51 M W Farm Laborer $0 Real Estate $450 Personal b Tenn [babt 1819]
    Boyd, Mary A 32 F W Keeping House born GA [b abt 1838]
    Boyd [Richardson], Lizzie 3 F W born GA [b abt 1867]
    Boyd [Richardson], John 9 M W At Home born Mo [b abt 1861]

    1880 Federal Census, Livingston County, Missouri, 13 June, DistrictNot stated, page 15 (scan 145C), Hse #59, Fam #60
    Boyd, Robert K  W M 63  Farmer OH Unknown Unknown
    Boyd, Mary  W F 42 Wife Keeping House TN SC KY
    Richardson, John F  W M 20 Step-Son Farmer MO MO TN
    Boyd, Harriet E  W F 9 Dau Attended School MO OH TN
    Boyd, Margaret E  W F 7 Dau Attended School MO OH TN
    Boyd, Samuel E  W M 1 Son MO OH TN

    Note that Robert married Mary in 1865.  The oldest child here is20-year-old John F Richardson, born about 1860.  This is Mary's sonfrom her frist marriage with James Richardson.

    U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files,1861-1934
    Robert K Boyd
    Co B, 27th Missouri Infantry
    Filed 8 June 1889 in Missouri
    Widow Mary A Boyd

    A 1904 land ownership map of Livingston County, showing names of allplot owners has one 80-acre plot in the south in the name of R K Boyd. It is not clear who this R K Boyd is.  Two genealogies attaching thismap and date to Robert's profile also report he died 26 January 1885.No documentation or explanation is provided.

Sources

  • 1. 1880 Federal Census, Livingston County, Missouri
    • 13 June, District Not stated, page 15 (scan 145C), Hse #59, Fam #60
  • 2. 1850 Federal Census, Greene County, Missouri
    • 19 August, Boone Township, Hse/Fam #1206
  • 3. U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files,1861-1934
  • 4. Obituary of Samuel E Boyd, The Chillicothe (Missouri)Constitution-Tribune, 26 March 1960
    • Name: Location:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=57993991;;
  • 5. U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971
  • 6. Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
  • 7. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
  • 8. 1860 Federal Census, Green County, Missouri
    • 20 August, Boone Township, page 111-112, Hse/Fam #773
  • 9. 1870 Federal Census, Livingston County, Missouri
    • 27 June, Utica, PO Utica, page 3 (scan 559), Hse/Fam #25
  • 10. Green County, Missouri, Divorce Records
  • 11. Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900
  • 12. 1790 Federal Census, Prince George's County, Maryland
    • page 318
  • 13. 1930 Federal Census, Jackson County, Missouri
    • 15 April, Kansas City Ward 20, District 237, page 28A, 5233 E 49th St,
  • 14. 1900 Federal Census, Jefferson County, New York
    • 2 June, Watertown Ward 2, District 37, page 4B, 4 Cadwell St, Hse #88,
  • 15. 1920 Federal Census, Douglas County, Nebraska
    • 5 January, Omaha 11th Precinct, District 116, page 3A, 2820 North 32nd
  • 16. Gravestone of Samuel E and Mary Patricia Boyd, Gravestone of Samuel EBoyd, Leopolis Cemtery, Livingston County, Missouri
    • Name: Location:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=57993991;;
  • 17. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 18. 1910 Federal Census, Douglas County, Nebraska
    • 21 April, Omaha, District 69, pages 6B-7A,  209 South 29th St, Hse
  • 19. 1870 Federal Census, Dade County, Missouri
    • 5 August, Polk Township, PO Greenfield, page 11 (scan #84), Hse/Fam
  • 20. 1860 Federal Census, Green County, Missouri
    • 20 August, Boone Township, page 112, Hse/Fam #773

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