Name: William R. BOYD
Given Name: William R.
Note: William travelled with his parents and siblings from Northern Ireland to Charleston, South Carolina in 1795 aboard the ship "The Volunteer".He served briefly in the Florda or Indian Wars and returned to Laurens County, South Carolina where his family lived and met and marriedElizabeth Burton there. He and his wife, his parents and sisteR Margaret then moved to North Georgia around 1816 into Hall County.
Birth: ABT 1787 in Knockavaddy, Parish of Desertcreat, Electorial District of Rock, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: JUL 1855 in Lumpkin County, Georgia
Immigration: MAR 1795 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
Note: William came over on the ship called "The Volunteer" from Ireland and landed in Charleston, South Carolina on St. Patrick's Day in 1795. He came over with his parents,
James and Nancy Boyd, and his siblings, Thomas, Samuel, Mary Ann and Margaret. Margaret was born aboard the ship on the journey across the Atlantic.
Father: James BOYD b: ABT 1758 in Knockavaddy, Parish of Desertcreat, Electorial District of Rock, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Mother: Agnus (Nancy) WIER b: ABT 1760 in Cookstown, Parrish of Lissan, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Marriage 1 Elizabeth BURTON b: ABT 1798 in Laurens County, South Carolina
Note: William married first Elizabeth Burton in South Carolina and had 4 children by her. She died in Gwinette County, Georgia and he remarried in the mid 1820's By a deed dated in the 1830's from Floyd County, it lists 2 other girls by a second wife not named. The girls names were Nancy and Margaret.
Married: ABT 1816 in Laurens County, South Carolina
1. James BOYD b: ABT 1814
m. Martha STOCKS
2. Samuel N. BOYD b: 24 NOV 1818 in Hall County, Georgia
m. Priscilla WOODS
3. Weir BOYD b: 14 SEP 1820 in Hall County, Georgia
m. Sarah Jane Sitton
4. Rachael BOYD b: 1823 in Hall County, Georgia
m. Thomas Floyd
Marriage 2 UNKNOWN
1. Nancy BOYD b: ABT 1828 in Floyd County, Georgia
2. Margaret BOYD b: ABT 1830 in Floyd County, Georgia
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