Who are the parents of Dorothy Elizabeth Boyd?

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My great grandmother was Dorothy Elizabeth Boyd. She was born in Indiana in 1861and died 2-10-1944 in El Toro, Texas. She is buired in Edna, Texas. Who were her parents?
in Genealogy Help by Mary Gossett G2G4 (4.1k points)

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You didn't indicate whether Boyd was her maiden or married name and/or the name of her spouse making it harder to determine the correct person.  There is a Dorotha J Boyd b. IN dau of Calvin Boyd.  They are found in census data with Calvin parents, Moses and Jane, and many of his siblings.   If this is the correct family, use the free search tool at:  https://familysearch.org/ and by plugging in the individual names and dates you will find more.

If not, please provide Dorothy's spouses names, any names of children etc with corresponding locations and approximate dates. Good Luck

U S  Census, 1880  Mill Creek, Fountain, Indiana

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHMB-1NN

self  Calvin Boyd M 40 IN  widowed

dau  Dortha Boyd  F 18 IN

son  Albert W. Boyd M 16 IN

dau  Malissa E. Boyd F 14 IN

 

mother  Jane Boyd F 78 KY

dau  Nancy Boyd F 60 KY

dau  Betsey Boyd F 66 KY

son  John Boyd M 58 IN

son  Mathew Boyd M 55 IN

son  Gorge W. Boyd M 42 IN

son  Calvin Boyd M 40 IN 

 

 

U S Census, 1870  Mill Creek, Fountain, IN

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXXK-Q98

 

Calvin Boyd  M 29y IN

 Dorotha J Boyd F 8y IN

 William A Boyd M 7y IN

 Melissa E Boyd F 4y IN

 Jane Boyd F 68y KY

 

 

U S Census, 1850  Fulton, Fountain, IN

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHJD-VYM

 Moses Boyd M 57 Kentucky

 Jane Boyd F 50 Kentucky

 Nancy Boyd F 29 Kentucky

 Elizabeth Boyd F 27 Kentucky

 John Boyd M 20 Indiana

 Matthew Boyd M 18 Indiana

 Samuel Boyd M 16 Indiana

 Eliza J Boyd F 14 Indiana

 George W Boyd M 11 Indiana

 Calvin Boyd  M 9 Indiana

 Amanda Boyd F 7 Indiana

 

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (762k points)

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