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Biography: Robert Henry Boykin born March 11, 1839

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(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
DFW Texas

Note: This is a Great Grand Uncle of mine. Emma Jane was my Great Grandmother.

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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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