Francis M BOYD Nora L BOYD Letha F BOYD Earl R BOYD Heshel BOYD Marion Sylvia BOYD Robert Arthur BOYD Richard Phillips BOYD Living BOYD Abigail B PHILLIPS Roberta Anne BOYD Carole BOYD Ruth LATIMER Grace F BOYD Bertha I BOYD Winfred BOYD Emma Hill MILES Mini tree diagram
Robert Arthur BOYD

Robert Arthur BOYD9,9,1,9,9,3,4,5,10,10,6,11,7,8

11th Jul 18971,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 - 25th May 19671,9,2,5

Life History

11th Jul 1897

Born in Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

about 1918

Married Abigail B PHILLIPS in Portland, Fremont, Colorado.10

17th Jun 1919

Birth of daughter Marion Sylvia BOYD in Portland, Fremont, Colorado.10,12,13,14

23rd Apr 1921

Birth of son Robert Arthur BOYD in Portland, Fremont, Colorado.9,9,10,12,13

5th Oct 1923

Birth of son Richard Phillips BOYD in Portland, Fremont, Colorado.15,14,12,13,4

14th Sep 1931

Married Ruth LATIMER in Hempstead County, Arkansas.9,3

8th Jun 1932

Birth of daughter Roberta Anne BOYD in Nashville, Howard, Arkansas.2,10,16,5

25th May 1967

Died in Mineral Springs, Howard, Arkansas.1,9,2,5

after 25th May 1967

Buried in Mineral Springs Cemetery, Mineral Springs, Howard County, Arkansas.9,1,9,5

Other facts


Birth of daughter Living BOYD


Birth of daughter Carole BOYD


  • "My dad was Robert A Boyd Jr. He was born in Portland Colorado in April of 1921. His dad was Robert Arthur Boyd Sr"
    --  Charles Boyd, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 25 March 2018

    "My grandfather's father was Francis Boyd."
    --  Charles Boyd, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 27 March 2018

    In the 1900 and 1910 censuses for Greene County, Missouri, the census rported Robert by his middle name as Arthur Boyd, age 12.

    1900 Federal Census, Greene County, Missouri, 7 June, Boone Township (outside Ash Grove), District 34, page 6A, Hse #99, Fam #100
    Boyd, Frank M Head W M Mar 1850  50 Married 19 yrs [mar abt 1881] MO OH OH Farmer Rents
    Boyd, Emma H Wife W F May 1864  36 Married 19 yrs 8 children/6 living TN TN TN
    Boyd, Nora L Dau W F Apr 1864  16 MO MO TN At School
    Boyd, Nora L Dau W F Apr 1884  16 MO MO TN At School
    Boyd, Irl R Son W M Apr 1892  8 MO MO TN At School
    Boyd, Hershal W Son W M June 1895  5 MO MO TN
    Boyd, Arthur Son W M June 1897  3 MO MO TN
    Boyd, Gracie Dau W F Feb 1900  4mos MO MO TN
    Collins, Tom Boarder W M Dec 1880  20 MO MO TN Farm Laborer

    1910 Federal Census, Greene County, Missouri, 22 April, Ash Grove, District 16, page 7B, Walker Street, Hse #188, Fam #159
    Boyd, Franklin [Francis] M Head M W 60 2nd Marriage Married 28 yrs MO Unknown IL Retired Farmer Owns [b abt 1850]
    Boyd, Emma H Wife F W 45 Married 28 yrs [married abt 1882] TN TN TN [b abt 1865]
    Boyd, Nora L Dau M W 22 MO MO TN [b abt 1888]
    Boyd, Letha F Dau M W 20 MO MO TN [b abt 1890]
    Boyd, Earl R Son M W 17 MO MO TN [b abt 1893]
    Boyd, Hershal W Son M W 15 MO MO TN [b abt 1895]
    Boyd, Arthur Son  M W 12 MO MO TN [b abt 1898]
    Boyd, Grace F Dau F W 9 MO MO TN [b abt 1901]
    Boyd, Bertha I Dau F W 7 MO MO TN [b abt 1903]
    Boyd, Velma F W Dau 5 MO MO TN [b abt 1905]
    Boyd, Winfred Son  M W 2 MO MO TN [b abt 1908]

    "My grandfather was married to Abigail Phillips, my grandmother of course. He left her and 4 kids.  My dad was the oldest and he was only 6 years old when he left.  He started a new life in Arkansas.  I found thanks to Ancestry about my two half aunts and several half cousins that lived in the Mineral Springs area of Arkansas.  I tried to find my grandfather's grave but did not."
    --  Charles Boyd, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 29 March 2018

    The 1920 census reported Robert and his wife Abigal with their 2-month-old daughter Marion.

    1920 Federal Census, Fremont County, Colorado, 16 February, Portland, District 61, page 14B, Hse #317, Fam #320
    Boyd, Robert Head Owns M W 22 Missouri Iowa Tennessee Cement Factory Motor Inspector
    Boyd, Abbagail [sic] Wife F W 23 Colorado Wales Wales
    Boyd, Marian [sic] F W 2 mos Single Colorado Missouri Colorado

    Marion's Social Security records report Robert and Abigail as her parents.

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Marion Sylvia Boyd [Marion Sylvia Smith] [Marion Wiley] [Marion Windle]
    Birth 17 Jun 1919 Portland, Fremont, Colorado
    Death Date 19 Jun 2004
    Father Robert A Boyd
    Mother Abby Phillips
    SSN 523051485
    Dec 1936 Name listed as MARION SYLVIA BOYD; Sep 1942 Name listed as MARION SYLVIA SMITH; Jun 1948 Name listed as MARION SYLVIA WILEY; Oct 1972 Name listed as MARION BOY WINDLE; 16 Dec 1976 Name listed as MARION B WILEY

    "I am not sure where my Grandfather Robert Arthur Boyd Sr was born. ... I know he married a women named Ruth Latimer, and he had two girls by her.  One was named Carole and the other Roberta.  Roberta never married and is not alive.  Carol is up in Minnesota with her daughter Rebecca."
    --  Charles Boyd, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 30 March 2018

    Roibert and Ruth married in 1931 in Hempstead County, Arkansas, where he was living at the time.  Her residence was reproted as Mineral Springs, where they alter lived and both are buried.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Ruth Latimer
    Age 22, Birth Year abt 1909
    Residence Mineral Springs, Howard, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Robert A Boyd
    Spouse's Age 34
    Spouse's Residence Okay, Hempstead, Arkansas
    Marriage 14 Sep 1931 Hempstead County
    Marriage License Date 14 Sep 1931

    1940 Federal Census, Harris County, Texas, 8 April, Houston, District 258-291, page 81A, Rents $35/mo
    Boyd, Robert A  M W 38 Married Grade C2 b Missouri Mineral Springs Howard Co AR in 1935 Oil Refinery Electrician [b abt 1902]
    Boyd, Ruth  F W 29 M Married Grade C3 b Arkansas Rural Mineral Springs Howard Co AR in 1935 [b abt 1911]
    Boyd, Anne F W 7 M Grade 1 b Arkansas Mineral Springs Howard Co AR in 1935 [b abt 1933]

    U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
    Robert Arthur Boyd
    Age 43, Birth 11 Jul 1897 Ash Grove, Missouri
    Residence Mineral Springs, Howard, Arkansas, USA
    Contact Mrs Robert A Boyd, same address
    5'7.5" 140 lbs, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair, Light comlexion
    Registered Nashville, Howard County, Arkansas 16 February 1942
    Signed with full name

    Boyd, Nannie McCrary -- 1878 - 1958
    Boyd, Robert A. -- Jul 11, 1897 - May 25, 1967; AR Pvt 15 SVC Co Sig C WWI
    Boyd, Ruth Latimer -- Nov 9, 1909 - Jul 27, 1988
    Mineral Springs Cemetery, Mineral Springs, Howard County, Arkansas
    --  USGenWeb,

    Robert Arthur Boyd
    Birth Jul 11, 1897 Ash Grove, Greene County, Missouri
    Death May 25, 1967 Mineral Springs, Howard County, Arkansas
    Abigail Phillips Stowe 1896-1973 (m. 1918)
    Ruth L Latimer Boyd 1909-1988 (m. 1931)
    daughter Roberta Anne Boyd Neuner 1932-1996
    Burial Mineral Springs Cemetery, Mineral Springs, Howard County, Arkansas, USA
    Created by Kinfolk Jan 06, 2014
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #122880560,


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