ROBERT HENRY BOYKIN
(submitted by Noel H. Haynes)
Robert Henry Boykin’s Grave outside Seale, Al. Highway 164 on the old Boykin home place.
Robert Henry Boykin was born on March 11, 1839, and died May 12, 1871.
His father was Sterling Robert Boykin and his mother was Sarah Hurt (of the Joel Hurt Family of Atlanta). Robert’s Sister was Emma Jane Boykin Bickerstaff who married Charles N. Bickerstaff a member of the family of Brickstaff Brick Company.
Robert was in the CSA and served from 1861 to 1865. He was captured in Vicksburg, Ms. and was exchanged later serving in Waddell’s Battalion in the Battle of Girard, Al. (Phoenix City, Al.) on April 16, 1865. He died later of a wound received in the war.
Noel H Haynes
Note: This is a Great Grand Uncle of mine. Emma Jane was my Great Grandmother.
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