SEYMOUR – How did the community of Seymour get its name? Who was Boyd and what’s his connection with Boyd’s Creek? Why was the Battle of Boyd’s Creek fought?
Theresa Williams knows the answers, and provided them at 7:30 p.m. July 2 at Seymour Public Library during her talk on the history of Seymour and Boyd’s Creek communities. As Sevier County Public Library System’s genealogist, she has the skinny on many old Seymour families and will talk about some of the characters involved in the 1780 Battle of Boyd’s Creek.To continue reading, subscribe now!