Boyd, Benjamin a Presbyterian minister, was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Dec. 25, 1776. He was educated at Jefferson College, and was licensed and ordained in 1801, and labored in Erie County until 1811, when he removed to Western Virginia. He was chaplain in the army during the war of 1812. In 1814 he removed to Kentucky. In 1827 he was a member of the Cincinnati Presbytery; in 1834, of the Madison Presbytery. He died Oct. 1, 1859. See Wilson,-Presb, Hist. Almanac, 1861, p. 79.