of Luther Boyd Jr. and Eliza J. FRENCH, was born
April 1861 in Delaware County, Ohio. He died 18 September
He married Phebe Elnora (Nora) Westbrook on
10 May 1881 in Licking County, Ohio. She was born on 2 Dec 1863
died in Peru, Indiana 22 Sept 1951. Richard lived with his
aunt, Diana Boyd CALLAHAN after his mother died. His
mother, Eliza (French) Boyd ,
when he was very young. PHOTOS
Richard worked in
for many years. He moved around a lot and lived
Delaware County, Hardin County, Wood County,
finally located in Peru, Indiana where he lived until he passed
Around 1909 or 1910 they moved to St. James, Missouri where his
George S. Boyd was living. They returned after
years to Peru where Richard worked until he retired. He had red
and always went by the name
1. Albert E. Boyd Pictures b. 2 Sept 1881 d. 26 Aug 1919 (Albert was accidentally electrocuted in Des Moines, Iowa) m. Alma LINDOF 25 Mar 1911 b. 1887 d. 1 July 1979
2. Rud Boyd b. 1882 m. 1st Ella DAMERAN 1905. divorced m. 2nd Laura Spillman? his wife for 36 years. Laura died in 1949. He m. 3rd Julia ______ and they were divorced. He m. 4th Alta L. (Rowe) (Bean) 18 Mar 1952 in Rochester, IN, his wife at the time he died, in 1962. Most places his name is spelled with one letter "d" but his sister, Mable spelled it with two letter "d's.
3. John Henry Boyd b. 17 June 1883 d. 19 June 1953 m. Minda BRACY BRACY FAMILY PHOTO
4. George Sylvester
Boyd b. 13 Feb 1885 d. 28 Mar 1946 m. Mary
b. 19 Jan 1884 d. 31 Mar 1972 m. 6 May
5. Julene Boyd b. 25 Dec 1886 d. young
6. Nellie M. Boyd (photos) b. 9 Feb 1891 d. 15 May 1948 m. Orville BRITTON in St. James, Mo.
7. Rose Boyd b. 19 Apr 1896 d. 1986 m. 1st James MOONEY m. 2nd Babe LATTA obit
8. Mabel Etta
b. 22 Dec 1900 d. 10 June 1992 m. 1st George
in St. James, Mo in 1916. He died 1932. m. 2nd Reed
They divorced. obit
Albert Boyd, son of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK was born in 2 September 1882 in Licking County, Ohio. He left home at an very early age and settled in Des Moines, Iowa. He was employed by a power company when most rural areas were without electrical power. He died early in life when he was accidently electrocuted. This was 26 August 1919. He married Alma LINDOF on 25 March 1911. Alma was born in Sweden in the small village of Vestra Grevie in 1887. She died on the 1st of July 1979 in Des Moines. She did not remarry after Albert's death, remaining a widow for nearly sixty years. Her fathers name was Nels LINDELOF. Albert and Alma are buried in the Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines. They had one child: PHOTOS
Tuesday, August 26, 1919 Des Moines Tribune
Doris was the daughter of Albert Nelson JARVIS and Lottie Luella DAVIS. Herbert and Doris had no children.
John Henry Boyd, son of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK, was born 17 June 1883 in Licking County, Ohio. He died 19 June 1953 in Coldwater, Mi. He married Minda BRACY. The following information comes from Virgil Boyd Strickland of Casa Grande, Arizona. PHOTOS
"Uncle John was a salesman and a farmer. He used to sell kitchen ranges in the rural areas of Michigan especially. I believe they were called [Home Comfort]. They were beautiful coal and wood stoves with a warming oven above and a hot water reservoir to one side. He also sold chicken markers with his brother Rudd Boyd. He lived most of his life around Allen, Quincy, Coldwater, and the Hillsdale, Michigan area." John and Minda had one daughter:
1. Anna Delphine Boyd b. 4 June 1908 d. 2 March 1988 Photos m. 1st Erben LAKE b 1888 d 1967 m. 1st Allen V. CLARK
Ohio census reports, Vital records of Licking and Delaware Counties of Ohio, V.R. of Miami and Fulton Counties, IN. Family records.
of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK, was born
in 1882 in Licking County, Ohio. He
lived in Logansport, Indiana most of his life.
He owned an antique store there for many years. He
for his first wife, Ella DAMERAN. Rudd and Ella had two
In the 1920
census below, Laura appears to be listed as head of household.
1930 lists Rudd
A short story of his life comes to us from Virgil Boyd Strickland, who was his niece. "Rudd was a born salesman and trader. During the depression years he sold "Rat Guns". I have a picture of him holding up rats he had exterminated with the guns. Later he sold "chicken markers". These were markers that tattoed a number on the chicken wings so that thieves stealing chickens could be caught easier. (Lots of chicken stealing from farmers in those days.) He had a crew of men selling them along with him and they traveled fromstate to state-Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky-selling to farmers. They were endorsed by the sheriffs department. The crew included, George S. Boyd, Orville Britton, Warren Strickland and others. This was at a time when no jobs were available. As a child I remember when he was married to Ella. They used to cut wood and sell it. She helped him and used the crosscut saw. He always lived in the Logansport, Peru area after they moved to Indiana from Ohio. Rudd also sold wood stoves and after the war he had an antique store in Logansport." Rudd and Ella had two daughters: PHOTOS
1. Mable Marie Boyd b. 2 Apr 1905 Gerry County, Ohio, m. George Gehring who d. 26 July 1965 Peru, Indiana.
2. Jessie Louise
Boyd b. 3 Nov 1907 d. 25 June 1959
son of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK, was
27 Jan 1883, according to birth records of Orange
Delaware County, Ohio. The family records
say 13 April 1885. He married Mary Catherine HARRIS 6 May 1906.
She was born 19 Jan 1884 in Brady township, Saginaw County, Michigan.
was the daughter of Alexander R. HARRIS and Mary
Catherine LARKINS. George died 28 Mar
1946 in Owosso, Michigan and Mary died on Good Friday, 31 March
in Carson City, Michigan. George and Mary are buried in the
Ridge Road Cemetery near Oakley, Michigan.
George followed the
oilwells in Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, and Oklahoma for work during the
teens and 1920s. That is why the children were born in different
Ohio, Louisiana and Texas. They lived in several different places
in Louisiana and Texas, Shreveport, LA., Rodessa, LA, Texarkana, AL,
Burkburnett, Texas, Longview, Texas, etc., and etc. Following is
how the family is listed on the 1920 Texas census. Uncle Bateson was
living with them in 1910 and Katherine Harris in 1920, both siblings of
1910 Census Caddo Parish, Louisiana
- Ward 7 - April 23-25, 1910
1920 Census Texas, Wichita, BurkburnetteBoyd, George S., head, 35, b. OH
Mamie, wife, 36, b. MI
Virgil, daughter, 13, b. OH
Mancell, son, 7 b. LA
Alma, dau, 5 b. LA
Dora, dau, 2 b. MI
George S., son, 5 months b. TX
Harris, Katherine, sister, 25, b. MI
1930 Census Michigan, Brady, Saginaw
George S 45 OH OH OH farmer
Mary C 45 MI OH OH
Mancelle 17 LA farm laborer
Alma E. 15 LA
George S Jr 11 TX
Richard C. 8 TX
In 1929 after the stock market crash he came to Michigan. Mary's mother lived on the old Harris farm in Brady Township, Saginaw County on Fowler road. During the depression, living on a farm, you could at least grow your own food. In later years and prior to the time he died he worked for the Indian Trails bus line in Owosso, Michigan. After George died in 1946 Mary worked for a factory called Redmond's in Owosso. Redmonds built small electric motors. George and Mary had six children. The fourth child daughter Dora died from typhoid fever in 1921, at the Larkins homestead on Ridge Road near Oakley. Family Photo
1. Virgil (Dolly)
b. 26 Jan 1907 Lima, Ohio d. 27 Jan 2001 married
Jackson STRICKLAND 6 June 1926 -- b. 4 Sept 1896 Moultrie,
d. 22 Jan 1991
Mancell Boyd enjoying his favorite pastime.
2 August 1966
3. Alma Elnora
b. 26 July 1914 Caddo Parish, LA d. 2 May 1980 Carson
4. Dora Jasmine
Boyd b. 22 Jne 1917 Saginaw County, MI. d. 2 Nov
Saginaw County, MI.
5. George Sylvester
b. 10 Sep 1919 Burkburnett, Texas d. 10 Dec
6. Richard Case
Boyd b. 31 Aug 1921 Burkburnett, Texas d. 12 June 1965 Ontario, Canada
Nellie M. Boyd,
daughter of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E.
was born 9 Feb 1891 in Hardin County, Ohio. She died 15 May
1948 and is buried in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in
Indiana. She married Orville BRITTON in
James, Missouri. Orville owned a farm in St. James and later he
Nellie operated the hotel in St. James.
adopted one daughter named Lorene but had no other children. Lorene
married Fritz Beckman. Orville
in 1963 in St. James.
1920 US Federal Census
Security Death Index:
Rose C. Boyd, daughter of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK, was born 22 Feb 1895 or 19April 1896 in Delaware County, Ohio. She married James MOONEY. Rose and James were divorced and she married 2nd William "Babe" LATTA. Babe died 23 June 1954. Rose died in Millers Merry Manor in Peru, Indiana in 30 November 1987. Rose and James had five children:
1. Edna Mae Mooney b. 1913 m. Marvin ZINK<>2. George Mooney b. 1914 d. 15 May 1987
I. William Mooney
3. Mary Elnora
b. 14 Oct 1914 m.
b. 20 July 1912 d. 6 Jan 1981
Sue Landis b. 11 May 1938
I. Roseann Hopper
II. Judith Hopper
III. Rebecca Hopper <>5. Betty Lou Mooney b. 22 Jan 1920 m. Arthur EBERLE
I. Linda Eberle
Mabel Etta Boyd, daughter of Richard L. Boyd and Phoebe E. WESTBROOK, was born 22 Dec 1900 in Delaware County, Ohio. She married George CLARK in 1916 in St. James, Missouri. George died a young man in 1932. She lived in Peru, Indiana most of her life and still resides at Miller's Merry Manor in Peru. She is the oldest member of the Boyd family still with us and the only child of Richard and Phoebe still living. She will be 89 years young in December (1990). I corresponded with aunt Mabel up until 1983 when her daughter Virginia died in a house fire. Mabel visited Scotland in 1968 and toured Mary, Queen of Scots house in Jedburgh, and Kilmarnock castle, traditional home of the Boyds. Mable owned and operated Terminal Sandwich shop in Peru from 1950 to 1970. Mable died 10 June 1992.
Mabel's health deteriorated quite rapidly,
she was no longer able to write. This writer very
enjoyed corresponding with her. (Mabel died 10 June
1. Richard Clark b. 1917 m. Phyliss ULTER
2. Virginia Clark b. 1 Jan 1922 d. 9 Apr 1983 m. Raymond H. COOMLER
3. Vivian Clark b. 1927 m. Raymond HARTLEROOD died in 1992.
4. Thaine Clark b. 1932 m. Susan Marie REIBER. Divorced 1965.
5. Thelma Clark died in infancy
information on the Indiana line is sparse because of lack of
from the descendants.
Viginia Clark was born 1 January 1922. She married Raymond H. COOMBLER on 10 December 1947. They had no children. Virginia was a registered nurse and was employed at the Wabash Railroad Hospital in Peru. She was employed by the Marion Veterans Hospital from 1965 to 1971 and at the Marion General Hospital from 1971 to 1982. She graduated from St Joseph Hospital school of nursing in Fort Wayne. Virginia died in a house fire April 9th 1983.<>Vivian Clark was born in 1927. She married Raymond HARTLEROAD.Raymond died in 1992. They had two children: 1. Dwayne Hartlerood 2. Gregory Hartlerood
Thaine Lee Clark was born in 1932. He married Susan Marie REIBER born 15 Sept 1936. They had two daughters. They divorced in 1965. Thaine lived in Deland, Florida.
1. Christina Boyd
Clark b. 10 April 1960 m. Brian Boldowski
(letter from Vivian Hartleroad, Mable Boyd Clark's daughter)
Dear Richard, 21 May 1985
I'm sorry but mother has not been able to write to anyone lately. I had to read your last letter to her.
to share my favorite story with you. This is about
visiting our family on the farm when I was about seven years old.
My mother had a date and was not at home. Well, we
been having chicken thieves come in the middle of the
night and they would steal most of our chickens. My brother
and your grandfather decided to set a trap for them. They stayed
up real late on this particular
Thanks for taking the time to write to my mother, she is getting very confused as she grows older, but she loves hearing from her relatives.
(Dolly) Boyd, daughter
of George S. Boyd and Mary Catherine HARRIS, was born 26
1907 in Lima, Ohio. She married Warren
STRICKLAND in Tampa, Florida 6 June 1926. Many of those
on this site copied from the orginals owned
Warren was born in Moultrie, Georgia on 4 September 1896 and died 22 January 1991, having passed the age of 94 years. He was the son of Daniel and Martha STRICKLAND and had 18 brothers and sisters, of whom five sisters survive him. He was in the Army and was a veteran of World War I. Dolly died in January, 2001 at the age of 94. Warren and Dolly are buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Owosso, Michigan. CHILDREN:
1. Mamie Irene Strickland PHOTO b. 3 May 1927 Tampa, Fl m. John Stewart ELDER 15 Aug 1948 b. 14 Feb 1924 Detroit, Mi
2. Anita Jacqueline Strickland b. 15 Jan 1929 Beaumont, Tx m. Arden Otis RUNYAN
3. Elizabeth Ann
b. 14 Oct 1933 Longview, TX. d. Nebraska 14 Dec 1999
Mancell Lee Boyd,
son of George S. Boyd and Mary Catherine HARRIS, was
born 18 November 1912 in Rodessa, Louisiana. He came to Michigan
with his parents in the 1930's. He joined the Civilian
Corps (CCC), which was part of president Roosevelt's
New Deal, in 1933. He was at Camp Grayling for a year or
After the depression of the 30's was over he worked at Saginaw
a small factory which was to become a defense factory during the
Second World War. He was employed there
his death 11 Sept 1973. He is buried at the Ridge
Cemetery near Oakley, Michigan, where many
relatives are buried. He married Wava
10 Dec 1936 and raised eight children. Wava is the daughter
of Lester HAMMOND and Goldie HILL/BUCHOLZ and was
on 11 Dec 1919. She married second Theodore R. BATES
on 1 June 1981. Theodore died December 3, 1993 in Elsie, MI.
Years after my dad
passed away my mother told me that my dad was always bitter about Aunt
Virgil and Uncle Warren. There were no jobs during that time
(depression) and Aunt Dolly and Uncle Warren would come over for weeks
at a time and there was never enough food to go around. Uncle Warren didn't have a job
and some of
the family went hungry. The boys had to join the CCC camp to help
the family. Most of the pay they earned in the CCC was sent
Aunt Virgil, Uncle Warren and their children stayed in the home and the
boys went to the CCC camps to help feed them. I asked Aunt Helen
Boyd about it and she said Uncle Richard used to talk about it
think it is true! Aunt Virgil and Uncle Warren never came to my
1. Mancell Lee Boyd
Jr. b. 18 Aug 1937 m. 1st Karen
b. 25 Feb 1942
2. Ronald George Boyd
3. Richard Gary
Boyd b. 20 Aug 1942 m. Charlene Ann
2 Sept 1961 b.
8 Aug 1945
4. Darlene Kay Boyd b. 26 June 1944 m. Ron George DELONG b. 21 Feb 1941
5. Mary Sue Esther
Boyd b. 31 Mar 1947 m. 1st Myron C.
6. David Stuart Boyd
7. Donald Lester Boyd b. 11 Nov 1957 m. Amy LAWRENCE (div) b. 21 Dec 1960
8. Debra Lynn Boyd b. 1 Mar 1959 m. John Wayne KING b. 18 Mar 1956
had three children by a previous marriage:
Alma Elnora Boyd,daughter of George S. Boyd and Mary C. HARRIS, was born in Caddo Parrish, Rodessa, Louisiana on 26 July 1914. She married Theodore Roosevelt BATES. Alma and Ted worked at Brockway Roller Rink in Saginaw for many years. They also worked at the Fenmore Rink and lived on a farm on Fenmore road near Elsie, Michigan. Alma died 2 May 1980 in Carson City, Michigan. Theodore's parents were Francis Leroy BATES and Melinda KELLY. Alma and Ted had five children:
1. Mina Alvera Bates b. 16 Aug 1937 m. Orville Ward ADE b. 27 Aug 1931 d. 29 Aug 1987
2. Doris Loretta Bates b. 17 Aug 1938 m. Ivan Lee WARDWELL b. 6 Oct 1933
3. Maynard Dean Bates b. 8 Sep 1941 m. Norma Jean ROY b. 7 June 1939
4. Charlotte Louise Bates b. 29 May 1943 m. 1st Ellis GARY, Jr. b. 1942 m. 2nd Ross VAN HORN b. 5 Feb 1938
5. Sharon Rose Bates b. 9 May 1947 m. Gary James SERVISS b. 11 Sep 1943
son of George S. Boyd and Mary C. HARRIS, was born in
Texas on 10 Dec 1919. On 7 March 1942, he married Esther
JOHNSON in Rockford, Illinois. George was
at Camp Grant in Rockford during the
son of George S. Boyd and Mary C. HARRIS was born in Burkburnett,
Texas on 31 August 1921. On August 30 1941, he
married Helen Labell TRIBFELNER. They lived in Flint,
where he was employed by Chevrolet Motor Division of
Motors. He attended high school at Chesaning,
He served in the US Navy in the Pacific. At one time he
for Universal Electric company in Owosso,
1. Beverly Belle
b. 17 Aug 1942
A letter from Herbert R. Boyd
my father Albert died when I was five years
I found I had to help if I could. By the time I was nine years
age I was selling door to door. I also sold newspapers
I took a year off while going through high school but I finally graduated in 1933. I was able to find a job with Western Union and with one of the large hotels in Des Moines.
I was able to enter college and worked my way through Iowa State at
I received a B.S. in both science and Agriculture in 1940.
In 1941 I entered the graduate school at the University of
and then the college of Medicine. I found that
was too much for me to try and work my way through. As a
I became very ill and it was some time before I could
my education. I volunteered for the service but they would
not take me because of my poor physical condition. I
finally got an exemption for my health and became a quality
engineer where I supervised and
When that job ended I applied for unemployment benefits and the U.S. Department of Labor asked me to take a job with them.
the meantime I started to take college credits at Drake
where I received an M.A. in economics and
I moved up to Labor Market Economist V, which
I retired in 1978 as a department chief in a state government unit and as a Cooperative Representive of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the state of Iowa.
daughter of Virgil I. Boyd and Warren J. Strickland,
born in Tampa, Florida 3 May 1927. She married John
ELDER on 15 August 1948. He was born 14 Feb 1924 in
Oak, Michigan. Stewart is a State Farm Insurance
in San Diego, California and they have lived in that city over 34
years. They have, in recent years, made trips to
and to Russia and travel extensively in the states. They had
children. J. Stewart ELDER'S parents were James Malcolm ELDER
and Caroline Elizabeth STEWART.
1. Linda Irene
Elder b. 28 May 1951 Hartford, Ct
Anita Jacqueline Strickland, daughter of Virgil I. Boyd and Warren J. Strickland, was born in Beaumont, Texas on 15 January 1929. Jackie married Arden Otis RUNYAN 11 July 1948 in Owosso, Michigan. They lived in the Owosso-Corunna area until 1955 when they moved to Perry, Michigan. In 1969 they moved to Tyrell road which is near Perry and eight miles south of Owosso. Arden worked for General Motors (Truck Assembly) in Flint, Michigan and retired in 1979 with 30 years of service. Jackie worked for 28 years as a Personal Management Analyst for the state of Michigan in Lansing. Jackie retired in May of 1988 and in 1989 they moved to Gladwin, Michigan. Both enjoy traveling and have visited most of the United States, as well as parts of Canada and Mexico. Arden is the son of William Henry RUNYAN and Julia Alice POTTER.
1. Susan Paulette
Runyan b. 11 Aug 1950
Elizabeth Ann Strickland, daughter of Virgil I. Boyd and Warren Jackson Strickland, was born in Longview, Texas on 14 October 1933. She married Ralph Duane MILLER 19 Aug 1953. He was born 15 Dec 1930 in North Platte, Nebraska. His parents were Ralph Dallas MILLER and Esther Martina SETTERGRAN. Ralph died on 20 October 1986. Ralph and Betty owned and worked a ranch in Wellsfleet, Nebraska for nearly twenty-five years. Ralph also worked for the Union Pacific Railroad in N. Platte. He was still employed as an engineer at the time of his death. Ralph was a graduate from the University of Agriculture at Curtis, Nebraska. Betty grad-uated from Owosso High and attended college in California and Nebraska and is presently working for the N. Platte public school system.
in the Masonic Lodge Shrine, VFW, BLE, and
Ralph and Betty were active Amateur Radio Operators. They
also active in politics. Ralph was a
1. Dolly Martina
b. 22 Mar 1955 McCook, NE
son of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND was born 18 August
1937 at home in Brady township, Saginaw county, Michigan.
married first, Karen KRAWCZYK in 1961. She was born 25 Feb
1942 in Saginaw, Michigan. Mancell was a
1. Stephanie Leigh
b. 16 June 1962
went o Puerto Rico as an insurance adjuster after the hurricane devastated the island. He was there during thanksgiving 1989. Mancell also went to Florida after the ravages of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 to do insurance work. 1. Jennifer Jay Adams born 7 Mar 1970
2. Jeffery Dean Adams born 30 Nov 1974.
Richard Gary Boyd, son of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND, was born at home in Brady township, Saginaw County, Michigan 20 August 1942. He married Charlene Ann TATROE, 2 Sept 1961. Charlene was born in Saginaw the daughter of Charles Frederick John TATROE and Agnes Sherra MARTIN. They had five children. Richard has worked for the Buick Motor Division in Flint, Michigan for 27 years. The last eleven as an instrument repairman. Richard graduated from the Chesaning High School and attended the University of Michigan where he studied English history, Latin and Linguistics. They were divorced in 1982 and Richard married 2nd Jerri Lynn PELTZ, 10 Dec 1991, daughter of Wallace Emil Peltz and Phyllis Ann WENZEL. Wallace was the son of Emil Peltz who was a Michigan State Legislator from 1944 to 1960.
Rich retired in 1996 with 31 years of service.
1. Barbara June
b. 2 Aug 1962 Saginaw, Mi
Darlene Kay Boyd, daughter of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND, was born in Saginaw, Michigan 26 June 1944. She married Ron George DELONG 4 Aug 1962. He was born 21 Feb 1941 in Wheeler, Michigan where they live at the present time. Ron works at Michigan Sugar in Carrollton, Michigan. He was the son of Erv DELONG and Mabel DONNER.
1. Julie Lynn
Delong b. 6 Feb 1963
Mary Sue Esther
daughter of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND, was
31 Mar 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan. She
1st Myron Clifford TUNNACLIFF. He was born 31
Dec 1941. They had no children. She married 2nd Terry Lee
1. Bobbi Kay Boyd b. 1980
Donald Lester Boyd, son of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND, was born 11 Nov 1957 in Owosso, Michigan. He married Amy Elizabeth LAWRENCE on 13 August 1981. She was born 21 December 1960 in Grand Rapids, Michigan daughter of Edward Harlan LAWRENCE and Martha Jane MARSHALL. Don and Amy have two daughters both born in Lansing, Michigan. Donald attended Ovid-Elsie schools and graduated in Chesaning. Amy and Donald are divorced.
Debra Lynn Boyd,
of Mancell L. Boyd and Wava HAMMOND, was born in Owosso,
1 Mar 1959. She married John Wayne KING. He was born 18
1956. His parents were Robert Wilford KING
and Henrietta HUDSON. Debra obtained a
Mina Alvera Bates,
daughter of Alma E. Boyd and Theodore R. BATES, was born 16 August
She married Orville Ward ADE. Orville worked at Buick Motor
in Flint, Michigan for nearly 30 years, retiring in August 1980.
was born 27 August 1931 and died 29 August
in Alma, Michigan. He is buried in
Elsie, Michigan at the Riverview Cemetery. His parents were Harry
C. ADE and Elizabeth ADE. (her maiden
1. James Theodore Ade b. 30 May 1956 m. Marie B. CROSLEY STRUB b. 9 May 1954
Doris Loretta Bates, daughter of Alma E. Boyd and Theodore R. BATES, was born 17 August 1938. She married Ivan Lee WARDWELL He was born 6 October 1933. They lived in Arkansas for a number of years. Ivan is a cement mason. Ivan's parents were Carl Eshmiel WARDWELL and Retha (CALHOUN) FORRESTER. They now live in Elsie, Michigan. Alma Jane was adopted by Ivan.
1. Alma Jane
Wardwell b. 30 May 1957
Maynard Dean Bates, son of Alma E. Boyd and Theodore R. BATES was born 8 September 1941. He married Norma Jean ROY on 10 June 1961. She was born 7 June 1939, daughter of Norman Adam ROY and Marjery Elaine FLANNER. Maynard works at Buick Motor Division in Flint, Michigan as a machine operator.
1. Maynard Gilbert
Bates b. 19 July 1963
Charlotte Louise Bates, daughter of Alma E. Boyd and Theodore R. BATES, was born 29 May 1943. She married 1st Ellis GARY Jr He was born in 1942. Charlotte and Ellis were divorced and he died in an auto accident 11 August 1963 along with their daughter Dawn. Charlotte then married Ross VAN HORN on 30 June 1962. Ross was born 5 Feb 1938, son of Lynn Alanson VAN HORN and Myrtle Laurette BURWELL.
Ross studied to be
at Lansing College. They moved to Missouri in 1973 for
college study. Ross was a lay pastor in
Tennessee near Chattanooga.
1. Dawn Marie
Gary b. 25 Jan 1959 d. 11 Aug 1963
daughter of Alma E. Boyd and Theodore R. BATES, was born 9 May
She married Gary James SERVISS on 28 Aug 1965.
was born 11 November 1943, son of George G. SERVISS and
Margaret BALINT. Sharon and Gary lived in
1. Gary Lee
b. 20 Jly 1966
Beverly Belle Boyd, daughter of Richard C. Boyd and Helen L. TRIBFELNER, was born 17 August 1942. She was born in Owosso but lived in Flint and attended school there. She married Allen DUDDLES. They have lived in New York, Arizona, and Idaho where they live at the present time. Allen was born 10 July 1942. Allen's business, Gem Communications, is based in Boise, Idaho. They have four children:
1. Debra Ann
b. 7 Jly 1968
Richard Case Boyd, Jr. son of Richard C. Boyd and Helen L. TRIBFELNER, was born 3 Nov 1946 in Owosso, Michigan. Richard married Bari PITTS on 1 June 1968. Richard attended school in Flint, Michigan and studied to be a doctor. He was in the U.S. Navy and stationed aboard the U.S.S. New Orleans which picked up the astronauts when they came back to earth and landed in the ocean. Richard is located in Florence, South Carolina where he is medical director of magnetic resonance imaging at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence and heads a committee which is studying the possible installation of a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) at McLeod. Bari is attending college in Florence and will have a business administration degree with a major in accounting. Richard and Bari adopted two children.
Richard died Thanksgiving day 1998 at age 52 in Casa Grande, Arizona of a massive heart attack--same as his father Richard 33 years previously at age 43.1. Brian Boyd (adopted) b. 22 Nov 1977
2. Nicole Lynn Boyd (adopted) b. 29 Nov 1986
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