Boyd bought land in New Canada in Ramsey County in 1855.

He lived in Adams County, Mississippi. He owned at least seven plantations in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas and held 500 slaves.

Frances Boyd [found by SCSU student Nichole Bredeson]

James Boyd: son of Boyd and his slave Virginia [Florence Ridlon, A Black Physician’s Struggle for Civil Rights (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 2005), 33].

Maria

Virginia: mother of three of Boyd’s children [Florence Ridlon, A Black Physician’s Struggle for Civil Rights (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 2005), 33].

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