Biography of Lawrence Boyd
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Lawrence Boyd, a prosperous farmer of Yellow Creek Township and substantial citizen of Columbiana County, was born in Washington County, Pa., Aug. 30, 1867, and is the son of Presley and Nancy (Hanlin) Boyd.

Presley Boyd, deceased, was a native of Beaver County, Pa. In 1872 he removed with his family to Columbiana County and settled on a farm in Yellow Creek Township. He owned 440 acres of land and was extend sively engaged in the breeding of sheep. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd were the parents of the following children: F. H., lives retired in Washington Township, Columbiana County; Robert, a farmer, lives in Yellow Creek Township; Lawrence, the subject of this sketch; Presley, deceased; A. G., lives in Yellow Creek Township; Agnes R., married George P. Clark, lives in Washington Township; Lucinda V., married W. S. McBane, lives in East Liverpool Township; Elva J., lives in Madison Township; Ella K., lives in Yellow Creek Township with her brother, Robert; and George C., deceased.

Lawrence Boyd spent his boyhood on his father's farm and attended the district schools of Yellow Creek Township. He has always been a farmer and owns a fine farm of 64 acres.

Mr. Boyd was united in marriage with Miss Adda Boyce, of Yellow Creek Township, the daughter of George W. and Elizabeth (McBane) Boyce, early settlers of Columbiana County. Mr. Boyce died in 1917 and his wife resides with her children. They had four children: Mrs. Boyd; William F., died in infancy; George, Yellow Creek Township; and Helen E., married C. R. Hammond, lives in Madison Township, Columbiana County. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd have two chilthen: Ruth, a teacher at East Liverpool; and George Walter, a student.

Politically, Mr. Boyd is a Democrat. He and his family are members of the Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church and are highly esteemed in the community in which they live.

From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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