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Rev. Thomas Marion Boyd (1872-1943)
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Born: May 1872 Tennessee. 1
Married: (1) Sarah Jane Patterson (1872-1931) the daughter of Thomas Franklin Patterson (--) and Delilah Griggs (--) on 29 Sep 1895 in Perry County Tennessee. 5
Married: (2) Sweety Byrd Brown (1879-1957) on 19 Feb 1935 in Shelby County Tennessee. 6
Died: 26 Jan 1943 Memphis Tennessee. 1 2 3 4
Buried: 28 Jan 1943 Hollow Rock Tennessee. 1
View Headstone/Memorial at www.findagrave.com

Joshua C. Boyd
24 Jan 1825-26 Oct 1918
William Taylor Boyd
4 Apr 1849-27 Sep 1925
Married: 25 Mar 1847
Martha Jane Butler
23 Oct 1828-23 Sep 1872
Rev. Thomas Marion Boyd
May 1872-26 Jan 1943
Married: 1 May 1870
. Alfred B. Robison
Abt 1828-1903
America Elizabeth Robison
13 May 1852-3 Mar 1879
Married: 5 Jan 1847
Elizabeth Jackson
1822-14 Jan 1881

Spouse and Children

      Sarah Jane Patterson

       Sweety Byrd Brown


Brothers and Sisters

In 1913 A.A. Jones was pastor until followed by T.M. Boyd. The mission offering of $11.86 was divided and part sent for gospel missions. Two offerings amounting to $21.96 were taken and sent to the Tennessee Orphans Hom e. A new roof was placed on the church. Homer Hilliard joined by experience and baptism. W.G. Sanders was elected church clerk.

The salary for T.M. Boyd, pastor for 1914, was set for $150. The collection for Orphans Home was $9.27, for Foreign Missions $7.25 and State Missions $3.00. Bro. Riley Hall was invited to help in the revival. The church v oted that the treasurer make a report of collections for the pastor eve ry three months and report who paid same.

Thomas Marion was the 1910 census enumerator for the 18th district in Carroll County, Tennessee. He was also the postmaster in 1930.7 8 9

Sources:

  1. Death Certificate of Thomas M. Boyd
  2. Last Will & Testament of Thomas Marion Boyd
  3. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) Mon, Feb 15, 1943
  4. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) Wed, Feb 10, 1943 Page 1
  5. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  6. Marriage License - TM Boyd to Byrd Yeary
  7. 1930 Federal Census Carroll County Tennessee, 16th District. pg 180
  8. History of Westport Baptist Church, A Partial History 1896-1923
  9. 1910 Federal Census, Carroll County Tennessee, 18th District, pg 251