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Rev. James Boyd
Male Cal 1814 - 1888


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  • Prefix  Rev. 
    Birth  CALC 3 Dec 1814  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1859  Zion Presbyterian Church, Wellesley Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    minister 
    • This congregation, in the southwestern section of the Township on the 3rd line, was organized in 1859 by Rev. James Boyd who ministered to it in a joint charge with the Presbyterian Church in Crosshill. The first church was a log house, followed by a stone church which was built in 1868 on the same site. Rev. Boyd died on June 10, 1888, and at a meeting on October 8th, 1888, Crosshill was placed with Knox Presbyterian Church, Millbank, and Zion was placed with Burns Presbyterian Church, Milverton. 1a

      1aAmbrose, Rosemary. Waterloo County Churches A Research Guide to Churches Established Before 1900. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Waterloo-Wellington Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1993. [used the kind permission of Rosemary Ambrose 2011]
    Occupation  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Minister 
    Religion  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation  1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Minister 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-107470 
    Died  10 Jun 1888  Crosshill, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried  Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I107470  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Family  Ann Inglis,   b. 1819, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Boyd,   b. 1848, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jennet "Jennie" Boyd,   b. 1850, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901
     3. Annie McFarlane Boyd,   b. 1853, Richmond Hill, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909
     4. Janet Inglis Boyd,   b. 1856, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah A. Boyd,   b. 1858, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Boyd,   b. 1860, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Flora McK Boyd,   b. 12 Jan 1864, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1902, Troy, Rensselaer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F27485  Group Sheet

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    Rev. James Boyd
    Rev. James Boyd

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 5.

    2. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 78.

    3. [S2554] aaaNews - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jun 1888.
      Died 10 Jun 1888 Rev. James Boyd died in Crosshill at age of 73 years & 6 months & 7 days. He had been pastor of the Presbyterian church there for the last 30 years and earned the love and respect of both the English and German-speaking population by his modest and unpretentious manner.

    4. [S2554] aaaNews - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Jun 1888.
      Died 10 Jun 1888 Rev. James Boyd died in Crosshill at age of 73 years & 6 months & 7 days. He had been pastor of the Presbyterian church there for the last 30 years and earned the love and respect of both the English and German-speaking population by his modest and unpretentious manner.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - CALC 3 Dec 1814 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1859 - Zion Presbyterian Church, Wellesley Township, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1888 - Crosshill, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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