BOYD:

John Boyd b. 28 Sep 1826 at Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland s/o James and Margaret E. (Lynn) Boyd, d. 4 Dec 1893.  He came to NB with his widowed mother and his brother James Boyd and settled in Saint John.  John married 1852 Annie Jones born 31 Mar 1830 d/o C.P. Jones of Yarmouth, NS, d. 7 May 1897. 

PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: John Boyd, 1 page: James Boyd Sr. died in 1831 and his widow and their two sons came to NB. James Boyd Jr. went to Australia.


Thomas Boyd born 1801 in County Donegal, Ireland, d. 1867: came to NB in 1838 and settled in Johnston Parish, Queens County. His wife’s name is not given.

children:
1) Jane Boyd died unmarried
2) Flora Boyd m. Robert Brown
3) James Boyd m. Jane Alexander
4) Hugh Boyd b. – , d. 22 Jul 1875, m. Ann Boyd
5) William Boyd m. Ann Philips
6) Richard Boyd died unmarried
7) Margery Boyd m. John Richardson
8) Mary Boyd m. William Small
9) Catherine Boyd m. William Boyd
10) John Boyd married Eliza Philips. 

PANB:MC80/364 E. Stone Wiggins, History of Queens County 1876, page 14.


William Boyd b. 1782, d. 1851, m. Ann Porter b. 1785, died 1883. The family came from Newton, Killamanick, Londonderry, Ireland to NB in 1825 and settled at Tay Settlement, Douglas Parish, York County, NB.

children:
1) James Boyd b. 1810, m. Sarah McCartney
2) Alexander Boyd b. 1812, d. 1897, m. Catherine Reid b. 1822, d. 1907
3) John Boyd b. 1814
4) Jane Boyd b. 1820, m. Wesley Barker
5) Margaret Boyd b. 1822, d. 1851
6) Ann Boyd b. 1824, died 1852, married James Johnston
7) William Boyd b. 1826, d. 1911, m. Victoria Bird, d. 1921
8) Isabella Boyd b. 1829, d. 1879, m. Thomas Tomilson.

PANB:MC1/Boyd, 2 pages.


William Boyd born County Antrim, Ireland, d. at age 55. He came to NB as a young man and settled in Pennfield, Charlotte County.

He married Margaret – and had two children: only one mentioned was Robert James Boyd born 1840 in Pennfield, d. 18 Jun 1897, married 22 Nov 1865 Georgiana McFarland d/o David and Mary Jane McFarland. They settled in Pennfield, NB and had one daughter. 

PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 458-461.