Master Joseph Henry Boyd

24 October 1873–23 August 1874
Muskoka, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Joseph Henry

When Master Joseph Henry Boyd was born on 24 October 1873, in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, his father, David Boyd, was 21 and his mother, Harriet E Cuyler, was 20. He died on 23 August 1874, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Bracebridge, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

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David Boyd
Harriet E Cuyler
Master Joseph Henry Boyd
Miss Adeline Boyd
Charles Boyd
George Boyd
Edith Lyle Boyd
Violet Edna Boyd

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Name Meaning

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).

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

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  • Joseph Henry Boyd, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Joseph Henry Boyd, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Joseph Henry Boyd, "Find A Grave Index"

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