Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Boyd Family Monument, Londonderry, New Hampshire

This monument was photographed at the Glenwood Cemetery in Londonderry, New Hampshire, located on Mammoth Road, near the town common and Mack's Apples.



WILLIAM W. BOYD
BORN
MARCH 26, 1845
DIED
DEC. 10, 1928


COL. CALVIN BOYD
BORN
MARCH 5, 1818
DIED
FEB 8, 1850
HIS WIFE
CHARLOTTE W. SHEPARD
DIED JAN 10, 1900



FRANK BOYD
MAY 15, 1850
DEC 14, 1910
FLORENCE F. BOYD
AUG. 25, 1853
MARCH 1, 1931

Colonel Calvin Boyd was born 5 March 1818, the son of William Boyd and Martha Dickey.  He married Charlotte Webster Shepard.  She was born 26 August 1814, the daughter of William Blair Shepard and Lucy Hart Beck.  William Blair Shepard was an ancestor of the astronaut Alan B. Shepard of Derry, New Hampshire.  Colonel and Mrs. Boyd had four children:

  1. Lucy M. Boyd, b. 11 Oct. 1846 m. Solon S. Gould
  2. William Henry Boyd, b. 26 March 1848, d. 10 Dec. 1928  (named William W. above)
  3. Frank F. Boyd, b. 15 May 1850, d. 14 Dec. 1910
  4. Florence E. Boyd, b. 25 August 1853, d. 1 March 1931

I have previously blogged about some of the Boyd family from Londonderry.  I live near the corner of Boyd Road in South Londonderry, where some of the Boyds used to have a dairy farm.  You can see the portraits of Robert and Mary Boyd at this link:
http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/09/1851-portraits-of-mr-and-mrs-robert.html
and their land here at this link:
http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/10/history-in-my-own-backyard.html

To see Alan B. Shepard's lineage please click here:
http://www.cowhampshireblog.com/2007/02/08/derry-new-hampshire-astronaut-rear-admiral-alan-b-shepard-jr-1923-1998/

My Tombstone Tuesday post of the Alan Shepard family plot at Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry:
http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/tombstone-tuesday-alan-shepard.html

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Copyright 2013, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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