Edward Boyd

1865–
Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edward

When Edward Boyd was born in 1865, in Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, his father, Hamilton Boyd, was 43 and his mother, Caroline Jessup, was 36. He lived in Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Hamilton Boyd
1822–1875
Caroline Jessup
1829–
Isabella Boyd
1847–1906
William James Boyd
1850–
Mary Ann Boyd
1853–
John Boyd
1856–1919
Alexander Boyd
1858–1880
Catharine Boyd
1861–1902
Edward Boyd
1865–
Elizabeth Boyd
1868–1946

Parents and Siblings

    Male1822–1875Male

    Caroline Jessup

    Female1829–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

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

Sources (1)

  • Edward Boyd in household of Hamilton Boyd, "United States Census, 1870"

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