Sarah Catharine Purvis

Brief Life History of Sarah Catharine

When Sarah Catharine Purvis was born about 27 February 1848, in Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Purvis, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Clark, was 23. She married George Boyd on 4 February 1880, in Lyn, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lansdowne, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1861 and Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 11 November 1932, in Lyn, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Boyd
1854–1931
Sarah Catharine Purvis
1848–1932
Marriage: 4 February 1880
Lillie Ethel Boyd
1880–1964
Hilton Boyd
1883–
James Hector Boyd
1882–1965
Bertha Boyd
1884–1971
Florence Edith Boyd
1890–

Sources (12)

  • Sarah C Boyd, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah C Purvis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Sarah Catherine Boyd, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English (Midlothian, Northumberland, and Durham; of Norman origin): status name or occupational name from an unrecorded Anglo-Norman French purveis, probably a derivative of purveoir ‘to foresee; to provide (supplies)’ and synonymous with Anglo-Norman French purveiour ‘steward who provides food and supplies to a royal or monastic household’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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