Jas. Boyd

James Boyd

Full Name: James Boyd
Date of birth: November 1837
Date of death: January 21, 1918

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Belton / Bell   Bell, Falls, Milam

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House District 41
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Legislatures: 15th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Belton / Bell
Counties in district: Bell, Falls, Milam

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 25th Virginia Regiment Infantry. James Boyd, born in Virginia, attorney, death date 1/21/1918 in Bell County; widow Mrs. James Boyd, marriage date 1/6/1869 in Augusta County, Virginia. Pension File Nos. 26166 (James Boyd) and 34898 (James Boyd), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 25th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. Military grave marker, James Boyd (1837-1918), burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - James Boyd, Belton, Bell County, age 43, born circa 1837 in Virginia, attorney at law, wife Mary E., daughter Minnie W.
    Census of 1900 - James Boyd, Belton, Bell County, age 62, born November 1837 in Virginia, lawyer, wife Mary E. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • James Boyd, born in Virginia, death date 1/21/1918 in Belton, Bell County, age 82, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, James S. Boyd, "Capt. Jas. Boyd Dies in Belton: Confederate Veteran and a Former Member of Legislature Passes Away," Temple Daily Telegram, 1/22/1918, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Captain Jas. Boyd Dies," 1/24/1918, p. "A telegram came to the family Sunday afternoon announcing the death of Capt. Jas. Boyd at his home in Belton . . . member of one of the reconstruction legislatures . . . " San Saba News.


  • Photograph. Jas. Boyd, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Constitutional Amendments  
Education (Chair) 
Indian Affairs  
Judiciary No. 2  
Private Land Claims  

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