When Jane P. Boyd was born about 1761, in Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Boyd, was 40 and her mother, Catherine Boyd, was 45. She married David Laird on 3 February 1823, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 5 October 1838, in Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Providence Quaker Cemetery, Perry Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.
Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, from Bòid (genitive case of Bòd, the Gaelic name of the island of Bute) or Bòideach, denoting a person from Bute. Alternatively, the name may denote descendants of a Gilla filius Boed, who appears in reference to Glasgow Cathedral in the early 12th century, perhaps from the Gaelic personal name Boite, of uncertain origin.
Scottish and Irish: from the Gaelic epithet buidhe ‘yellow(-haired)’. Compare Bowie .
Manx: from Mac Gille Buidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired lad’ (compare 2 above).
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