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REUBEN BOYD, Company "A"


Reuben (or Ruben) G. Boyd, born 24 Jan 1846, was KIA at Piedmont, Augusta County, Va., 5 Jun 1864. He is buried at Staunton National Cemetery, Staunton, VA. He was the son of Levi Boyd and Mary --, early settlers in Cameron, Marshall County. Other children of Levi and Mary were: Daniel W., born 28 Nov 1848; Robert H., born 19 Apr 1851; Adaline Amanda, born 13 Mar 1854; Joseph W., born 28 Sep 1856; William Boyd, born 18 Jul 1858; Franklin Lee Boyd, born 14 Jun 1861 and Charley Boyd, born 27 Dec 1863.

Levi Boyd enlisted 7 Aug 1861 as a Musician (Drummer) in Company "B" 7th West Virginia Infantry. He was discharged on a Certificate of Disability "18 Oct 1862 by reason of old age (46 years) and general debility. He filed an application for pension Nov 5/69, for Chronic Diarrhea and results and disease of breast." (Certificate 201.641) He received $6 per month from Oct 19/62 and $2 from March 3/1880. He died before 1890.

1850 Census, Marshall County, (W) Virginia
BOYD (1298)
Levi...Cooper...33-M...PA
Mary...25-F...VA
James M...5-M...VA
Reuben G...3-M...VA
Daniel W...1-M...VA

1860 Census, Cameron District, Marshall County, (W) Virginia
BOYD (1274)
Levi...44-wm...carpenter...PA
Mary...35-wf...VA
James...15-wm...day laborer...VA
Reuben G...14-wm...VA
Daniel W...12-wm...VA
Robert H...8-wm...VA
Adaline A...6-wf...VA
William C...2-wm...VA

1870 Census, Cameron District, Marshall County, (W) Virginia
BOYD (1274)
Levi...53-M...Shoemaker...$25...PA
Mary...45-F...PA
Dan W...21-M...RR Worker...PA
Robert H...19-M...PA
Franklin L...9-M...VA

1880 Census, Cameron District, Marshall County, (W) Virginia
BOYD (178)
Robert...29-wm...shoemaker...WV...PA...PA
Lizzie...23-wf...keeping house...WV...WV...WV
Edith?...1-wm...crossed out...WV...WV...WV
Mary...55-wf...widow...PA...PA...PA

1890 Census, Pleasants County, (W) Virginia
BOYD, Mary, widow of LEVI BOYD, Private, Company "B", 7th West Virginia Infantry. Enlisted 8/1861. Address: St. Marys, WV.

1900 Census, District 137, Parkersburg, Wood County, (W) Virginia
Robert...49-M...b Apr 1851...RR Clerk...Married 22 yrs...WV...WV...WV
Elizabeth J...42-F...B Nov 1857...WV...WV...WV
Mercy May...19-F...b Dec 1880...WV...WV...WV
Chester...17-M...b May 18--...WV...WV...WV
Lutie E...6-F...b May 1893...WV...WV...WV
Daniel W...51...Brother...b Nov 1848...WV...WV...WV
Mary...75-wf...b May 1825... 8 children/3 living...PA...PA...PA

1910 Census, 19-Wd Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
Robert H...58...Married 32 yrs...RR Office...WV...WV...WV
Elizabeth J...51...4 children/3 living...WV...WV...WV
Mary...84...Mother...Widow...8 children/2 living...WV...WV...WV
Chester O...26...Clerk in RR Office...Married 5 years...WV...WV...WV
Tertha?...26...Married 5 years...KY...WV...WV
Lutie E...16-F...b May 1893...WV...WV...WV

MARY BOYD died in Baltimore, Maryland 19 Nov 1913.


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