Second Generation

3. James2 Boyd (John1)(9) was born in PA 1802.(10) James died March 17, 1883 in Centreville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, at 80 years of age.

He married Ann Catherine Schroeder in YORK, PA, circa 1844.(11) Ann was born 1816 in Baden, Germany.(12) Occupation: Housekeeper. Ann immigrated, 1828. Destination: destination unknown.(13) She came to this country at the age of 12. Since she was born around 1816 in Baden, Germany, she must have arrived in PA about 1828.

At 30 years of age Ann became the mother of Robert Boyd in Wrightsville, YORK, PA, December 4, 1846. At 32 years of age Ann became the mother of James M. Boyd in YORK, PA, 1848.(14) At 34 years of age Ann became the mother of John C. Boyd in YORK, PA, 1850.(15) At 36 years of age Ann became the mother of Isaac N. Boyd in Wrightsville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, March 12, 1853.(16) At 38 years of age Ann became the mother of Martin L. Boyd in Wrightsville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, 1854.(17) A census listed Ann as head of household in YORK, PA, 1870.(18) 1870 Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, Roll 1468, p. 540B. NAME AGE SEX OCC PROPERTY BORN Boyd, James 68 M Farmer 34000 PA Catherine 54 F Keeping House Baden Robert 23 M Works on farm PA Cavenaugh S.E. 13 M PA James 22 M Works on farm PA John C. 21 M Works on farm PA Jessie * 17 M Works on farm PA Martha * 16 F PA

Robert lives next door with his family but works on his father's farm. Martha is actually Martin. Jessie is Isacc N.

Occupation: Lumber business. At 44 years of age James became the father of Robert Boyd in Wrightsville, YORK, PA, December 4, 1846. At 46 years of age James became the father of James M. Boyd in YORK, PA, 1848.(19) At 48 years of age James became the father of John C. Boyd in YORK, PA, 1850.(20) James was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Wrightsville, YORK, PA.(21)

1850 Wrightsville Borough, YORK, PA, Roll 840, p. 187B. NAME AGE SEX OCC PROPERTY BORN James Boyd 45 M None 25000 PA Catherine 33 F Germany Robert 4 M PA James 2 M PA

At 50 years of age James became the father of Isaac N. Boyd in Wrightsville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, March 12, 1853.(22) At 52 years of age James became the father of Martin L. Boyd in Wrightsville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, 1854.(23) James was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA.(24)

1860 Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, Roll 262, p.411. NAME AGE SEX OCC BORN James Boyd 59 M Farmer PA Cahterine 41 F Germany Robert 14 M PA James 12 M PA John 10 M PA Isacc 8 M PA Martin 6 M PA Ann Cow??cebrusiig 15 F Maid

He bought property in YORK, PA, 1864.(25) Survey C-417 Lower Chanceford Township York Warrent Register: B-475

WARRENT - Nov 11, 1864, 20 acres to James Boyd. SURVEY - Nov 1864, 19.11 acres to James Boyd. PATENT - Nov 22, 1864, 19.11 acres to James Boyd.

Survey C-418 Lower Chanceford Township York Warrent Register: K-253

WARRENT - Jul 6, 1814, 50 acres to John Kilgore. SURVEY - Apr 28, 1815, 26.53 acres to John Kilgore. PATENT - Nov 22, 1864, 28.115 acres to James Boyd.

Survey C-419 Lower Chanceford Township

WARRENT - By order of the Board of Property, May 30, 1832 to John Kilgore. SURVEY - Apr 28, 1815, 2.62 acres to John Kilgore. PATENT - Nov 22, 1864, 2.62 acres to James Boyd.

Survey C-421 Lower Chanceford Township York Warrent Register: K-136

WARRENT - Mar 11, 1786, 150 acres to Matthew Kilgore. Interest: York - 1912. SURVEY - Apr 26, 1815, 154.12 acres to Matthew Kilgore. PATENT - Feb 21, 1811, 134.12 acres to James Boyd (ed. note: 1811 year may be in error).

James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA.(26) 1870 Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, Roll 1468, p. 540B. NAME AGE SEX OCC PROPERTY BORN Boyd, James 68 M Farmer 34000 PA Catherine 54 F Keeping House Baden Robert 23 M Works on farm PA Cavenaugh S.E. 13 M PA James 22 M Works on farm PA John C. 21 M Works on farm PA Jessie * 17 M Works on farm PA Martha * 16 F PA

Robert lives next door with his family but works on his father's farm. Martha is actually Martin. Jessie is Isacc N.

James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA.(27)

1880 Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA, Roll 1208, p. 657B.

NAME AGE SEX REL OCC. BORN F Boyd, James 78 M Farmer PA Ireland Annie 64 F wife Keeping House Ger Ger Isacc 27 M son Doctor PA PA Mart L. 25 M son Works on farm PA PA

James Boyd's father, John, emigrated from the North of Ireland and settled in Chester County, PA in circa 1774. At the age of 28, he and his brother Robert moved to Wrightsville along the Susquehanna River in York County and entered into the lumber business. In 1844 he married Ann C. Schroeder of Stoney Run, York Co. He moved to Lower Chanceford Township in 1855 where he purchased the 600 acre John Kilgore farm and began farming. In 1865 he gave up farming to build the "Oakland Valley Mills" which was located about a mile from McCall's Ferry.

Being a very religous man, he was a prominent member of the Lutheran Church of Wrightsville taking an active roll in its construction. Later after moving to Lower Chanceford, he help build the Methodist Episcopal Church At Centreville. It was here in Centreville, that he died in 1883.

James Boyd and Ann Catherine Schroeder had the following children:

child + 4 i. Robert3 Boyd was born December 4, 1846.

child 5 ii. James M. Boyd was born in YORK, PA 1848.(28) James was listed in a directory in Pittsburgh, ALLEGHENY, PA, 1899.(29) Excerpt from the Pittsburgh US City Directory:

for 1899 - Boyd, James M, produce, 723 Grant, h 1429 Sheffield, A for 1916 - Boyd, Jas M, gro 7057 Frankstown av, h 7412 Race for 1920 - Boyd, Jas M, gro 7057 Frankstown av, h 7315 Monticello

child 6 iii. John C. Boyd was born in YORK, PA 1850.(30)

child + 7 iv. Isaac N. Boyd was born March 12, 1853.

child 8 v. Martin L. Boyd was born in Wrightsville, Lower Chanceford, YORK, PA 1854.(31) Martin was listed in a directory in Pittsburgh, ALLEGHENY, PA, 1899.(32) Excerpt from the Pittsburgh US City Directory:

for 1899 - Boyd, Martin, carp, Brighton pl, n Taggart, A for 1916 - Boyd, Martin, carp, h 821 Melrose av for 1920 - Boyd, Martin, carp, h 819 Melrose av

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