Simon BOYD Sr. was born in Feb 1825 in Horry County, South Carolina. He died Unknown.

In the 1850 Horry County, Simon Boyd is listed as head of household # 637, it would seem that he is unmarried and that 3 of his brothers are living with him along with a 45 year old Elizabeth Cox, (in the 1850 census index she is listed as Elizabeth Boyd, but in the 1850 census compiled by Mrs. Janet H. Woodard, she is listed as Elizabeth Cox, will have to look at the microfilm, as she fits to be the wife of Robert Boyd) and a 85 year old Mary Cannon, Simon is listed as a farmer, real est. value $250.00. 

In the 1870 Horry County, census of Bayboro Township, page # 25, Simon Boyd, is listed as head of household # 196, with his wife Mary H., there 5 children at home, Simon, is listed as a farmer. He is living between Samuel and Charlotte Chestnut Stevens and John B. Hardee and Lousia. 

In the 1880 Horry County, census of Conway Township, District # 61, Simin Boyd is listed as head of household # 391, with his wife Mariam H., there are 5 children at home, Simon, is listed as born in South Carolina, of SC, parents, he is listed as a farmer. 

In the 1900 Horry County, census of West Simpson Creek Township, District # 66, Simon Boyd, is listed as head of househod # 124, with his wife Mariman H., they are listed as married 50 years and as having had 11 children with 2 (it looks like a 9 was written in and then a 2 written over it or it could be in reverse) still living, there are 2 children at home in the 1900 census, Simon, is listed as a farmer. 

In the 1910 Horry County, census of Simpson Creek Township, District # 56, Simon Boyd, is living in the household # 163, of his son in law William G. Sarvis, he is listed as 85 years old and a widow. (WSH) Parents: Robert T. BOYD and Elizabeth COX.

Spouse: Mary Helen BARNHILL. Simon BOYD Sr. and Mary Helen BARNHILL were married. Children were: Robert BOYD, Frances H. BOYD, Mary Elizabeth BOYD, Daniel BOYD, John BOYD, Simon M. BOYD Jr., Martha E. BOYD, Nancy Jane BOYD, James BOYD.