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Rev. James Boyd

Rev. James Boyd

Male Cal 1814 - 1888  (~ 73 years)

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  • Name James Boyd 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born CALC 3 Dec 1814  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    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 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Minister 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Free Church 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Crosshill 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Minister 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Minister 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-107470 
    Died 10 Jun 1888  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107470  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Ann Inglis,   b. 1819, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1841  [5
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Boyd,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jennet "Jennie" Boyd,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 51 years)
     3. Annie McFarlane Boyd,   b. 1853, Richmond Hill, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 56 years)
     4. Jane Boyd,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Janet Inglis Boyd,   b. 1856, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah A. Boyd,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary A. Boyd,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Flora McK Boyd,   b. 12 Jan 1864, , Ontario, Canada 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  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F27485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 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 - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Crosshill - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1888 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rev. James Boyd
    Rev. James Boyd

  • Notes 
    • At Crosshill, on 10th June, Rev. Jas. Boyd, aged 73 years.

      Galt Reporter Jun 15 1888 pg 8

  • 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. [S7] News - 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. [S7] News - 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.

    5. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 17 Page 116.