Boyd, Bankhead a Presbyterian minister, was born in County Londonderry, Ireland, March, 1808. He came to America in 1824, and settled in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1829. In 1833 he was licensed by Cartiers Presbytery, and stationed at Strabine, where he labored until his death in 1860. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1861, p. 208.