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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JAMES BOYD, farmer and stock-grower, Waynesburg, Penn., was born on Ruft’s Creek, March 12, 1850.  His parents, James and Martha (Camp) Boyd, were natives of this county, and of German origin.  James is the fifth in a family of nine children, eight of whom grew to maturity.  He was reared on the home farm, attending the district school, and has engaged in farming as his chief occupation.  He is the owner of a fine farm of 120 acres where he resides in Franklin Township.  In 1874 Mr. Boyd was united in marriage with Miss Anna, daughter of Abraham and Harriet (Watson) Arnold, and they have an interesting family of five children—Gertrude, Wilbert, Seymour, Emery and Martha.  Mr. and Mrs. Boyd are prominent members of the Baptist Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 10 November 2008
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