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Jabez T. Boyd (1841-1899)
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Born: 25 Aug 1841 .
Married: Emily Amanda Pinkston (1847-1921) the daughter of Stephan Dewitt Pinkston (1821-1895) and Angeline Brackin (1826-1870) on 26 Aug 1868 in Carroll County Tennessee. 2
Died: 4 Feb 1899 . 1
Buried: Gentry Cemetery Carterville, Williamson County, Illinois.
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Thomas Boyd
Abt 1798-

Jabez T. Boyd
25 Aug 1841-4 Feb 1899
Civil War - Union Elias Butler
Sarah Butler
Abt 1804-
Abt 1760-Aft 1840

Spouse and Children

       Emily Amanda Pinkston

Brothers and Sisters

BOYD, JABEZ T, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/21/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 21. He was 5'11" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer. He received $100 bounty for enlistment. Captured at either Trenton or Lexington, TN in late December 1862 he reported, as ordered, to Benton Barracks, MO. On 2/3/63 he was sent on to Camp Wallace, later called Camp Chase, OH. Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Boyd spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia. Exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/25/65, he was in one of the last groups of the 7th Tennessee to be released from prison. Sent to Camp Parole, MD on 5/11/65 then on to Camp Chase, OH by 5/15/65, Boyd received an early discharge on 6/16/65. He married Emily M Pinkston in 1868, and applied for an invalid pension in 1876. He resided in Carroll Co, TN in the 1870 census but was living in Illinois by 1880. He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #655 in Cottage Home, Williamson Co, IL. His wife applied for a widow's pension while still living in Illinois. Boyd was the son of Thomas and Sarah Boyd. MR #2183


  1. Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
  2. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002
  3. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd WestTennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley

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