starting search for my mothers line. starts with John Boyd b. 180? married 1. Polly 2. Lucy Ann Perks b.1826
William 1854 m. Elizabeth 3 children
Sanford 1859 my line m. Susan Elliott b. 1864
Children of this line:
Alfred (my line) 7 Oct 1889
Alvin (d. at 2 years)
Sanford was born near Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana; South of Indianapolis; he moved to Missouri when he was 9 years old.
James Alfred Boyd was born at Cainsville, Harrison, Missouri.
Should be a lot of cousins out searching. Let me know if you have more information.