Boyden, Edward D
Boyden, Edward D.
a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Charleston, S. C., Jan. 14, 1827. He joined the Church in 1852, was licensed to preach in 1853, and in 1854 united with the South Carolina Conference, wherein he toiled faithfully till his death in 1856. Mr. Boyden was a man of much promise; clear in perception, correct in judgment, poetic in imagination, invincible in will, and untiring in zeal. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1856, p. 698.