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Alexander Boyd

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
Cause of death: heart attack while presiding over the Gentlemen Justice Court
Place of Burial: Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Boyd and Elisabeth Boyd
Husband of Anne Dandridge Boyd Hawkins
Father of William Boyd; John Richard Boyd; Alexander Boyd, II; Jane Anderson Hawkins; Nancy Ann Boyd and 7 others
Brother of Mary Boyd; John Boyd; Elizabeth Boyd; David Boyd; Agnes Boyd and 1 other

Managed by: Nathan Twitty
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About Alexander Boyd

Inscription: Sacred to the Memory of Alexander Boyd a native of Scotland who suddenly departed this life in the courthouse of this county while on the seat of Justice in discharge of his duty as magistrate August 11, 1801 in his 54th year of his age.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83148639


Three of his daughters married three brothers

He was the founder of Boydton, VA where he is buried. He was a Lieutenant of the Virginia Regiment in the expedition against the French in 1762 and was also Paymaster of the Army in 1762. Source: The Boyd Family Memorial Foundation newsletter (1994)

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Alexander Boyd's Timeline

1747
August 16, 1747
Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1767
September 18, 1767
Age 20
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1770
April 16, 1770
Age 22
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1771
October 16, 1771
Age 24
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1773
March 2, 1773
Age 25
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1775
August 21, 1775
Age 28
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1778
February 10, 1778
Age 30
Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
1781
August 1, 1781
Age 33
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
1784
December 25, 1784
Age 37
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States