Private Bransford Boyd
F/K Company

He was born 13 June 1831 in Buffalo Valley, Putnam Co, TN, - his memorial says 1836. He was the son of John and Elizabeth (Leath/Lee) Boyd.

He enlisted in the Regiment on the 9 June 1861.

Made a living as a farmer in Tennessee.

Married Elizabeth “Eliza” Jane Jared about 1850. She was the daughter of John and Ann Carr (Kerr) Jared. They had four children: Besty Ann, Lafayette, Ervin, and George Washington Boyd.

In 1850 they lived in Byrne, Putnam Co, TN.

She born 1832 and died 1899 and is buried in the John and Ann Carr Jared Cemetery in Putnam Co, TN.

He was the brother of James Alexander Boyd who was also a member of the Regiment.

Died in Nashville, TN, 1 August 1861 of disease and is buried in the Nashville City Cemetery, Magnolia Ave, Davidson Co, TN. Later a memorial was placed in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN, at the Confederate Circle.


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