Re: Searching For Ohio Boydstons
Recently, I've obtained info. regarding my Boydston ancestry. Up to this point, most of my messages contained info. based on oral history which unfortunately, was very little. Here's what I have:
My grandfather: Charles Ellwood Boydston b.1-27-1895 Ross Co. Ohio ; m. Hazel Hatfield (?)Ross. Co. Ohio; d.3-25-1945 Ross Co. Ohio. (info from certificate of death)
Great grandfather: James Wesley Boydston b. 8-9-1847 Ohio; m, Mary Jane Brown 7-10-1880 Ross Co. Ohio (Mary born 3-1-1864, parents: James Brown-Ohio & Mary Owens-Virginia); dod for James Boydston:7-23-1926 Ross Co. Ohio
(info from certificate of death)
G.G.Grandfather: Joseph Boydston b. 1820 Pike Co. Ohio; m. Mary Ann Brown 10-24-1844 in Pike Co. Ohio (Mary b. 1825 or 1827 Virginia d. 1-17-1876 Ross Co.Ohio); Joseph d. 3-10-1907 Ross Co. Ohio (info from death index Ross Co. & Pike Co. Ohio marriage index)
G.G.G.Grandfather: Isaac Boydston birth & death place and date unknown; m. Rhoda Taylor 4-3-1828 Pike Co. Ohio/ m. Nancy Waldon 2-18-1852 possibly Pickaway Co. Ohio.
NotesIsaac: A book entitled "The Blacks Of Pickaway County, Ohio IN The Nineteenth Century" by James Buchanan (Heritage Books) list this info for Isaac: " Boylston, Isaac-bc1802. OH; bl farmer. m Nancy (-----) (Perry Twp, 1860)
Nancy - bc 1818, OH; bl. (1860)
Emily J. - b 1860, Perry Twp. bl.(1860)
Mary E. - bc 1857, OH bl. (1860)
Roseanna - bc 1853, OH; bl (1860)
This book also list info for Joseph, Isaac's son: Boydston (also Boydstone), Joseph - b 1825, OH; listed bl & mul farmer. m Mary A. (-----). (Deer Creek Twp, 1850: Circleville, 1860)
Mary A. -b 1825 or 1827, VA; listed bl & mul (1850-1860)
James W. - b 1854, Circleville bl. (1860)
G.G.G.G.Grandfather: Joseph Boydston
No information is known at present about his date and place of birth and death. He is listed in the Pike Co. Ohio 1830 Negroe Heads Of Families (www.scioto.orgclick on Pike Co.) I've heard oral history that the older Joseph was one of the first Boydston settlers that removed to southern Ohio valley from ????
Anybody with information regarding this Boydston lineage, PLEASE!!!!! CONTACT ME.