History of the Boyd Family and Descendants
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (470 pages)
Author: W. Boyd
Written by William P. Boyd, and published in 1912, this is a 470 page book of the history of the Boyd family.
The complete title of this book provides valuable information as to the scope of the author's work. It reads:
"History of the Boyd Family and Descendants with Historical Sketches of the Ancient Family of Boyd in Scotland from the year 1200, and those of Ireland from the year 1680, with Records of their Descendants in Kent, New Windsor, Albany, Middletown and Salem, New York; Boston, Mass; Northumberland County, Pa., and Sketches of Those from the Southern and Western States from 1740 to 1912"
The first part of this extensive history is devoted to early settlements in Scotland; Kilmarnock, the ancient home of the Boyds; the history of the Boyds in Ireland; and the Boyds in America. The second and larger part of this history is directed at the Boyds who settled in North America and for whom extensive genealogical information is provided. Overall it is a solid and thorough study of this family, with primary emphasis upon the settlements in the United States.
This CD consists of scans of the original books or documents, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.
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