Boyd Cemetery, Maiden NC (1822–1947)

The area on which Maiden was to be situated occupied chiefly the lands of John Boyd, which were granted in 1782 and 1785, and a small portion of the lands of Daniel McKissick; which were granted in 1781. — Charles J. Preslar
John Boyd.
Alexander Keener & Wife, Ruth.

In January 1864, Alexander Keener wrote to his wife Ruth: “I hope this miserable war will soon close.” And then, from Petersburg in early 1865, he wrote that “times is very gloomy” (Gary Freeze, page 185).

Alexander Keener.
A.L. Keener