Capt. J. T. Boykin

The News
Cartersville, Georgia
June 28, 1901, Page 1
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He Was a Prominent Citizen of Troup County.

The many friends of Mrs. H. E. Cary deeply sympathize with her in the recent sad death of her father, Capt. J. T. BOYKIN, which occurred early Monday morning at his home near LaGrange, Ga., Mrs. Cary was visiting in Atlanta when the news of her father’s critical illness was received.

Captain Boykin was a brave confederate soldier, was captain of the Ben Hill Infantry, Co. F., Twenty-First Georgia, and saw much service throughout the civil war.  He leaves a widow and the following children to mourn his loss: Mrs. Dora Maffett, Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. H. E. Cary, Cartersville, Ga.; Col. S. J. Boykin, Carrollton, Ga.; Miss Alice Boykin and Miss Jessie, LaGrange, Ga.; Dr. J. T. Boykin, Tampa, Fla.; Mr. W. S. Boykin, Antioch, Ga. and Mrs. R. T. Segrest, Ala.

Captain Boykin was one of the leading citizens in public affairs in Troup county, and leaves many friends to mourn his death.


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