Facts and Events
Andrew Boyd was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Boyd, Andrew. Probate June, 1820.
- Names children: John, Thomas, Sarah, Ann Buchanan, Margaret, Pricilla ("my unfortunate dau"), Alexander.
- The heirs of a dec. child, Mary and James.
- [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 53].
Records of Andrew Boyd in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 462.--21st August, 1766. Andrew Boyd's bond (with Andw. Lewis, Wm. Preston, Robt. Breckinridge, Wm. Ingles, Benj. Hawkins, David Robinson) as administrator of Alexander Boyd. (Note: relationship to Alexander Boyd is undetermined).
- Page 483.--26th May, 1767. William ( ) McCurry, of Roan County, North Carolina, to Samuel Crocket, £130, 248 acres on south branch of Rone Oak. Teste: Walter and Joseph Crocket, Andrew Boyd.
- Page 375.--25th June, 1769. John Buchanan's will--Lands on Reed Creek called Anchor and Hope, and 500 acres on New River where Adam Harman lived; to sons, James, William, and John (all under 30); to wife and children, tract where Walter Stewart lives; to daughter, Mary Boyd, wife to Andrew Boyd; to three youngest daughters; to George Wilson; to relative, James Buchanan, merchant in this county. Executors, Col. Andrew Lewis, Col. Wm. Preston, and nephew Wm. Campbell. Teste: John Smith, Robt. Breckinridge, Wm. Thompson, Jno. McClellan. Proved, 16th August, 1769. Preston and Campbell qualify; and 23d February, 1818, the will not having been recorded a certified copy is now ordered to be spread on record.
Information on Andrew Boyd
Boyd, Andrew is listed on the 1787 Davidson County tax roll as one taxable.44 His name appears on the 1787 military payroll.45 Boyd, James is listed on 1787 Davidson County tax roll showing 1 taxable.46 In 1801 he bought from Richard Mirick "a negro named Judy."47