BOYDEN FAMILY in New York
I'm hoping someone can help with my "brick wall" or otherwise help with my research on the Boyden Family in New York.I can trace my lineage back as far as the following family:
BRADFORD A. BOYDENwas born on 5 Jul 1824 in NY. He died on 13 Jun 1869.The cause of death was measles. He was buried in Heady's Corner Cemetery, Plymouth, NY (Chenango County).A photocopy of a book "A Little of Everything" by B. A. Boyden is passed through the family and states on the cover "Ithaca, NY 1844".
Bradford first married MARYETTE BRUCE.Maryette was born on 19 May 1828 in Cortland Co., NY. She died on 27 Jun 1863. She was buried in Heady's Corner Cemetery, Plymouth, NY.
They had the following children:
(1)BRUCE A. BOYDENwas born on 20 Sep 1846. He died on 4 Mar 1864 when a disease swept through his Civil War unit (only months after being married). He was buried in Heady's Corner Cemetery, Plymouth, NY.
Bruce married OLIVE L. BUTTON on 16 Jan 1864 in Preston, NY. Olive was born about 1846.She is listed in marriage records as being from Preston, NY.
In September of 1863, Bruce turned 17.On January 5, of 1864 he enrolled in
Plymouth, NY in Company G, 22nd Regiment of Cavalry, NY to serve 3 years.He was
married on January 16, 1864 and mustered into service on February 12, 1864 in
Rochester, NY.He died at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, NY on March 4, 1864 from "measles and disease induced [thirsty] by some reputed to be typhoid fever and other
inflammation of the lungs".
(2) ZANONI O. BOYDEN was born on 10 Dec 1847 in Plymouth, NY. He died on 2 Feb 1911 in Plymouth, Ny.The cause of death was "paralytic shock". He was buried on 5 Feb 1911 in Preston M. E. Church Officiated Burial at East Pharsalia.
Per his obituary, one sister married BURDETTE FRANKLIN of Pharsalia and one married
EDWARD STEWARD of Ulton, Greene County.It is not clear which of his other two sisters married Edward Steward.
Zanoni married (a) ESTELLA COYdaughter of Samuel Allen Coy and Sarah Ann Champlin on 13 Mar 1872. Estella was born on 5 Jul 1855 in Smyrna, Chenango Cty, Ny. She died on 26 May 1891. She was buried in East Pharsalia Cemetery, Pharsalia, NY.Zanoni then married (b) ESTHER HALL on 4 Apr 1897 in Earlville, Ny. Esther was born in 1848. She died in 1931.
(3) AMELIA BOYDEN was born on 10 May 1849.
(4) AVIS ARLINA BOYDEN was born on 4 Sep 1850. Avis died on 18 Sep 1862. Avis was buried in Heady's Corner Cemetery, Plymouth, NY.
(5) MURRAY B. BOYDEN was born on 14 Sep 1853 in Plymouth, NY. He died on 14 Feb 1914 in Smyrna, NY.The cause of death was cerebral hemmorrage. He was buried on 17 Feb 1914 in Sherburne West Hill Cemetery, NY.
Murray married (a) ANN ELIZABETH FRINKabout 1877. Ann was born on 23 Oct 1861. She died on 6 Mar 1878. She was buried in Frink Cemetery, North Pharsalia, NY. Murray married (b) HATTIE A. BROWN daughter of Erasmus D. Brown and Lana about 1879. Hattie was born in 1862. She died in 1898. Murray married (c) CARMENIA WHITEon 25 Jan 1899 in Norwich, NY. Carmenia was born in Pharsalia, NY. It’s unknown when she died.Murray married (d) MARY COOPER in 1899/1900. Mary was born in Nov 1863. She died in 1955.
(6) ELLEN BOYDEN was born on 11 Aug 1859. Ellen married ____ Glynn.
(7)ROSALEE BOYDEN was born on 20 Apr 1862. She died on 1 Jun 1862. She was buried in Heady's Corner Cemetery, Plymouth, NY.
(8)MARY J. BOYDEN was born on 24 Jun 1863 in NY.Mary married BURDETTE FRANKLIN about 1881. Burdette was born in 1861 in NY.
After his first wife passed away BRADFORD BOYDEN married (2) LUCETTA A. PHILLIPS, daughter of Nelson Phillips and Emily _____. Lucetta was born in Apr 1847.
They had the following children:
(9)AGNES D. BOYDEN was born on 2 Dec 1866.
(10)BRADFORD A. BOYDEN JR. was born on 22 May 1869. He died on 10 Sep 1871.
No record has been found as to what happened to Bradford's second wife and the children from that marriage but for the death of Bradford Jr. in 1871. They do not appear to have continued living on the farm with Zanoni and his full siblings.
Please let me know if you have a connection to this line or are interested in exchanging information.