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Richard Phillips BOYD

Richard Phillips BOYD6,1,2,3,4,5

5th Oct 19231,2,3,4,5 - 12th Feb 20122

Life History

5th Oct 1923

Born in Portland, Fremont, Colorado.1,2,3,4,5

12th Feb 2012



  • "My dad was born April 23, 1921 and died Dec. 10,1995. I have an Uncle Richard Boyd, we always called him Uncle Dick. He served in the Pacific in WW2."
    --  Charles Boyd, Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 2 April 2018

    In the 1930 census, Abigail is not enumerated with Robert.  She is with her four children in her mother's home in Fremont County, Colorado.  She is reported as married, but Robert has left her.  Going by Majery's age here, we can estimate that Robert left between 1927 and 1930.

    1930 Federal Census, Fremont County, Colorado, 18 April, Precinct 29, District 22-44, page 2A, Hse/Fam #29
    Phillips, Annie Head Owns $1500 Has No Radio F W 72 Widow Wales Wales Wales No Occup [b abt 1858]
    Boyd, Abbie Dau F W 33 Married at age 20 [mar abt 1917] 19 Colorado Wales Wales No Occup [b abt 1897]
    Boyd, Marion Granddau F W 10 Colorado Missouri Colorado [b abt 1920]
    Boyd, Robert Grandson M W 8 Colorado Missouri Colorado [b abt 1922]
    Boyd, Richard Grandson M W 6 Colorado Missouri Colorado [b abt 1924]
    Boyd, Margary [sic] Granddau F W 2yrs 7mos Colorado Missouri Colorado [b abt 1927]

    Before the 1940 census, Richard's mother married Louis Stowe, and the whole family was enumerated, along with Marjory's grandmother Anna, in the household of her new stepfather.

    1940 Federal Census, Fremont County, Colorado, 2 April, Portland, District 222-47, page 1A, Hse #11, Rents $15/mo
    Stowe, Louis F  M W 53 Married Grade 8 b Kansas  Rural Fremont Co CO in 1935 Cement Mill Engineer [b abt 1887]
    Stowe, Abigail F W 44 M Married Grade 8 b Colorado  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 [b abt 1896]
    Boyd, Marion Stepdaughter F W 20 M Grade H4 b Colorado  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 Postmaster's Assistant [b abt 1920]
    Boyd, Robert Stepson M W 18 M Grade H4 b Colorado  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 [b abt 1922]
    Boyd, Richard Stepson M W 16 M Grade H2 b Colorado  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 [b abt 1924]
    Boyd, Marjorie Stepdaughter F W 12 M Grade 6 b Colorado  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 [b abt 1928]
    Phillips, Anna Mother-in-law F W 82 Widow Grade 8 b Wales  Florence, Fremont Co CO in 1935 [b abt 1858]

    U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
    Richard Phillips Boyd
    Age 19
    Birth 5 Oct 1923 Portland, Colorado, USA
    Residence Portland, Fremont, Colorado, USA
    Next of Kin Louis F Stowe [stepofather]
    Not Employed
    Height 5' 6" Weight 135 lbs, Blue Eyes, Blonde Hair, Light Complexion
    Registration 1942

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
    Richard P Boyd
    Birth Date 5 Oct 1923
    923 N 19th St, Colorado Springs, CO, 80904-4917

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Richard P Boyd
    Born 5 Oct 1923
    Died 12 Feb 2012
    SSN issued Colorado (Before 1951)


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