Pony Boyd was a prominent Springfield and Ozarks' figure for a number of years. He wore many hats. He was Union soldier; merchant; lawyer; and politican. He was also an investor in the Christian County village of Eaudevie which was founded around 1880, to the east of future Spokane, near what is now Highway 65, south of Ozark and north of Walnut Shade. A resident of Springfield since 1832 he had also operated a store in youthful Forsyth in the 1840s.
“PONY BOYD,” I Remember When : Wayne Glenn, accessed March 23, 2019, http://i-rememberwhen.com/items/show/646.