Descendants of John and Margaret Long Boyd
Bruce L. Boyd: boydnestlow "at" earthlink.net
Fourth generation (from John Boyd)
Elisha BOYD. Born on 13 Mar 1794 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Elisha died in 1877; he was 82. Occupation: Deacon. Elisha married Patty Remington. Born in 1800. They had the following children:
i. Canfield Boyd.
below) Born on 28 Feb 1819 in Franklin, N. Y. Canfield died in
he was 76. On 6 Oct 1839 when Canfield was 20, he married
Washington Boyd Born on 27 Aug 1837 in town of Thompkins, N. Y.
George Washington Boyd died in Cannonsville, N. Y. on 21 Feb 1923; he
85. Buried in Cannonsville, N. Y. Moved Deposit, N. Y. On
Nov 1862 when George Washington Boyd was 25, he first married Martha A.
Kneeland, daughter of Stilson & Florence (Fannie) Kneeland born on
Apr 1840 in Masonville, N. Y. Martha A. Boyd died in Town Of
i. Emma Aurelia
Boyd . Born
on 14 Oct 1863 in Johnny Brook, Cannonsville, N. Y. Emma
ii. Virgil F. Boyd.
29 Sep 1865 in Johnny Brook, Cannonsville, N. Y. Virgil F. died in
iii. Berkley Stanton Boyd. Born on 30 Aug 1868 in Johnny Brook, Cannonsville, N. Y. Berkley Stanton died in Cannonsville, NY on 21 Nov 1936; he was 68. Occupation: Creamery Owner. On 19 Dec 1894 when Berkley Stanton Boyd was 26, he married Emma France. One son Leland B. Boyd born 1896 and a daughter Ethel Elizabeth Boyd. Letter
iv. Ernest Leland
on 16 Aug 1872 in Johnny Brook, Cannonsville, N. Y. Ernest Leland died
in Cannonsville, N Y on 1 Jun 1952; he was 79. Buried in
N. Y. Moved Deposit, N. Y. On 4 Oct 1893 when Ernest Leland Boyd
was 21, he married Katherine "Kate" Axtell, daughter of Henry Axtell
Rebecca Neff. Born on 13 Dec 1873 in Deposit,
v. Leslie Lavella Boyd (1876-1951)
Lavella Boyd born on 23 Jan 1876 in Johnny Brook,
N. Y. Leslie Lavella died in Walton, N. Y. on 21 Nov 1951; he was 75.
in Walton, N. Y. Occupation: Store Owner. On 11 Apr 1900 when
Lavella Boyd was 24, he married Lillie (Lily) Belle Bennett, daughter
Charles E. Bennett & Bellezora Brundage. Born on 1 Jun 1880 in
N. Y. Lillie (Lily) Belle died in Cannonsville, NY on 26 Aug 1936; she
i. Arthur Lavelle
on 15 Jul 1901 in Cannonsville, N. Y. Arthur Lavelle died on 17
ii. Ralph Lynnwood Boyd (1908-1996)
Ralph Lynnwood Boyd born on 7 Jun 1908 in Trout Creek, N. Y. Ralph Lynnwood died in Stamford, NY on 22 Apr 1996; he was 87. Buried on 26 Apr 1996 in Walton, NY. Occupation: Creamery, Walton, Sheffield -Milk, Breakstone - Cheese. Education: 12 Years Deposit N. Y., Orlando Fla. Religion: Methodist. On 25 Sep 1932 when Ralph Lynnwood Boyd was 24, he married Olive Frances Mallory, daughter of Frank Launt Mallory & Katherine Belle Launt, in Oneonta, N. Y. Born on 8 Mar 1909 in Mallory Brook, Hamden, N. Y. They were divorced on 1 Apr 1961. They had the following children:
i. Richard Mallory
on 22 Mar 1934 in Walton, N. Y. Richard Mallory died in
ii. Bruce Leslie Boyd (1937-)
Bruce Leslie BOYD. Born on 9 Apr 1937 in Walton, N. Y. Occupation: 24 Years U. S. Army Msgt E8, Engineer. Education: 12 Years + 1 Yr College & Military Schools. Religion: Methodist. On 11 Aug 1957 when Bruce Leslie Boyd was 20, he married Anne Bradley VanderVoort, daughter of Francis VanderVoort & Jeanne V. Bradley, in Walton, N. Y. Born on 25 Aug 1938 in Oneonta, NY. They had the following children:
Leslie Anne BOYD. Born on 3 Mar 1958 in Letterman Army Hospital, San Francisco, Ca. Leslie Anne died on 14 Jul 1979; she was 21. Buried on 18 Jul 1979 in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Occupation: Student, Maryland University. Education: 12 Years + 2 Years College. Religion: Methodist.
Steven Scott BOYD. Born on 3 Dec 1959 in Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii. Occupation: Senior Volvo Mechanic. Education: 12 Years + Volkswagon/Volvo Schools. Religion: Methodist.
Jeffery Lynn BOYD. Born on 3 Mar 1963 in Dewitt Army Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va. Occupation: Photographer. Education: 12 Years + 2 Years College (Nova & George Mason). Religion: Methodist. On 5 Feb 1993 when Jeffery Lynn Boyd was 29, he married Lori Lea Thompson. Born on 26 May 1967.
Susan Carol BOYD. Born on 16 Oct 1964 in Dewitt Army Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va. Occupation: Retail Manager - Gap For Kids. Education: 12 Years + 1 Year College (Virginia Tech). Religion: Methodist. On 27 Aug 1988 when Susan Carol Boyd was 23, she married Kevin Arthur Stout, son of Arling "Buster" Stout & Patricia, in Vienna, Va. Born on 21 Dec 1961. They had the following children:
i. Tyler Reese
CANFIELD BOYD and MARTHA NEFF
CANFIELD BOYD is a
farmer of Cannonsville, Delaware County, NY who has made for himself a
delightful home and comfortable fortune, and, what is of far greater
a reputation as an upright man, strictly honorable in his
His great-grandfather (John), who came to
America from Scotland, and made his home in Massachusetts, had two*
brothers, one of whom settled in New York (Thomas),
on the Hudson River, and the other in
were five brothers altogether; John Boyd Jr., Abraham Boyd, David Boyd
Their son, Elisha Boyd, was born at Cambridge in 1795, and until 1815 followed the life of a farmer there. He moved to Franklin, Delaware County, NY making the journey on horseback and in an ox cart, and here leading the life of a sturdy pioneer. In 1818 Elisha Boyd married Patty Remington, of Meredith, whose father served seven years in the American Revolution.
Canfield Boyd, son
and Patty (Remington) Boyd, was born in Franklin, MA 28 February
His childhood was spent in attending the district school, and working
his father's farm, and he also learned the shoemaker's trade.
about thirty years of age, he purchased the land on which he now
in Tompkins, which at that time was a
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd
are the parents
of four children: Henry L., Thomas W., Gilbert E., and Elbert A.
Henry, a blacksmith by trade, married Miss Lydia Smith, of Tompkins;
they have six children now living: Hattie, Edwin, Mary, Willis,
and Ella; one daughter, Lizzie, having died of diphtheria at the age of
seventeen. Thomas, a farmer in
Elbert A. Boyd married Louisa M. Brown, daughter of Simeon and Lucia (Evarts) Brown; and they have one son, Emory Reed Boyd, born in 1884. Mrs. Elbert Boyd's great-grandfather, Collins Brown, came from the Eastern States in the latter part of the eighteenth century, and settled in Masonville, in this county. His wife was Margaret Chapin, a member of one of the oldest New England families.
Their son, Collins Brown, Jr., who was born in Masonville, was educated in the district school, and later received an academic training. He was married three times, his first wife being Louisa Griswold, who became the mother of Simeon P. Brown, the father of Mrs. Boyd. His second wife was Mary Neff, and his third Sarah K. Wood, who died at the age of seventy-five.
Simeon P. Brown,
his early education in the district school of Masonville, attended the
academy at Franklin, and then entered Madison University, at Hamilton,
Madison County, N. Y., where he was graduated from both the classical
theological courses, after which he was ordained as a Baptist
His first parish was at Sherman,
Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Brown were the parents of three children: Louisa M., who married Elbert A. Boyd; Ernest W.; and Marcus S., a physician at Walton, who died in December, 1892.
Mr. Canfield Boyd and his wife are both devoted members of the Cannonsville Baptist church, which organization they joined at the age of seventeen; and they are the acknowledged leaders in all church affairs, Mr. Boyd being a Deacon at the present time. In politics he is and always has been a Republican, a prominent man in all matters concerning the welfare of the town where he resides. His farm is one of the finest in the country, and its excellence is due entirely to his energy, strengthened by the courage and patience of his loving wife. This worthy couple are now drifting down, hand in hand, toward the close of life, looking back upon a past well spent, and forward to a future of everlasting peace. From "The Leading Citizens of Delaware County, NY., 1895"
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