William Magahy BOYD

Male 1859 - 1926  (66 years)


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  • Name William Magahy BOYD 
    Born 4 Nov 1859  Arran Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 1926  Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 Jun 1926  Kagawong Cedars Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39390  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2014 

    Father William BOYD,   b. 1821, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1895, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann MAYUHY,   b. Abt 1825, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie PRESTAGE,   b. 8 Aug 1866, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1955, Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1890  Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #001 221 - 1890
      William M. BOYD, 31, Merchant, born Bruce County and Annie PRESTAGE, 24, born Quebec City were married 18 February 1890 at Burpee. Groom's Parents: William Boyd and Mary Ann Boyd. Bride's Parents:Thomas Prestage and Eliza Prestage. Witnesses: John C. Nelles and Catherine Jane Nelles.
    Children 
     1. Thomas William BOYD,   b. 19 Nov 1891, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1972, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Alfred Richard Earl BOYD,   b. 22 Jul 1895, Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1977, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Harry J. BOYD,   b. 15 Jun 1893, Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1966, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Ethel Annie BOYD,   b. 30 Oct 1896, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1990, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. Mae Mary Elizabeth BOYD,   b. 29 Dec 1898, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1980, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Captain Clifford Harvey BOYD,   b. 4 Jan 1900, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1967, Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. George Russell BOYD,   b. 19 Oct 1902, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1970, Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Ernest Percival BOYD,   b. 12 Nov 1905, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1980, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Edith Vera BOYD,   b. 29 Feb 1908, Kagawong, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 2000, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F7336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1891 Ontario Census, Billings Township, Household #4
      Boyd William N. Male 31 Married Head Ontario Ireland Ireland Methodist P.M.
      Boyd Annie Female 25 Married Wife Quebec Ireland Quebec Methodist

      1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Kagawong Vill, Billings Twp. Main Street Lot 43, Household #61
      BOYD William M. Male Head married 4 November 1859 41 Ont Irish Can CE Postmaster/mason
      BOYD Annie Female Wife married 8 August 1866 34 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Thomas W. Male Son single 19 November 1891 9 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Harry J. Male Son single 15 June 1892 7 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Earl Male Son single 22 July 1895 5 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Ethel V. Female Daughter single 30 October 1897 3 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Mary C. Female Daughter single 29 December 1898 2 Ont Irish Can CE
      BOYD Harvey C. Male Son single 4 January 1901 Ont Irish Can CE

      1911 Ontario Census, Algoma, Billings, District 5, Household # 6
      Boyd Wm M Male Head Married November 1839 51
      Boyd Annie Female Wife Married August 1866 44
      Boyd Richard Married Son Single July 1895 15
      Boyd Ethel Female Daughter Single October 1896 14
      Boyd May Female Daughter Single December 1898 12
      Boyd Clifford Male Son Single October 1900 10
      Boyd George Male Son Single October 1902 8
      Boyd Earnest Male Son Single November 1905 5
      Boyd Vera Female Daughter Single February 1908 3

      Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #021 627 - 1926
      BOYD, William, male, 5 June 1926 at Billings. Cause: Pernicious anemia atage 66 years, 6 months, 22 days. Born: 4 November 1860. Parents: William Boyd, Ireland and Mary Mayuhy, Ireland.

      The Recorder, Jun 17, 1926
      Obituary
      William Magahy Boyd
      On Saturday, June 5th, 1926, the death occurred of William Magahy Boyd at Kagawong. Deceased was one of the best known residents on Manitoulin and was highly esteemed throughout the entire island. He was born Nov. 4, 1860, in Aaron Twp., County of Bruce, Ont. his parents were farmers of Irish decent (sic). As a young man he moved to Owen Sound, where he stayed some years. Thirty-eight years ago he moved to Manitoulin, coming to Gore Bay were he worked as clerk for Totten & Henderson for nearly two years. He then moved to Kagawong as a clerk for Sullivan and married.
      For the last thirty-six years he had been postmaster and lighthouse keeper. In 1909 he started a general store.
      He leaves to mourn his death, his widow, six sons and three daughters, namely, Thomas of Toronto, Harry of Penetang, Ontario, Earl of Little Current, Cliff of the Soo, George of Caro, Mich.; Ernest of Kagawong, Mrs. R. T. Jaffray of Gore Bay, Mrs. Gordon Dreany of Toronto and Vera of Kagawong.
      Two sisters of the late Mr. Boyd, Mrs. J. C. Allan and Miss Eliza Boyd reside in Toronto.
      The funeral service took place on Monday, June 7th at the Union Church Kagawong where a densely crowded church bore witness to the sincere respect in which Mr. Boyd was held. After the service the body was interred in the little cemetery at Kagawong.
      Some very beautiful floral tributes were given, wreaths from the family, Mrs. Mat Graham, Mrs. Picard, Mrs. Carter, Mrs. Jaffray Sr., Mr. Gordon and Mr. Foster. The Rev. W.T. Swainson conducted the service.

      The Recorder, Jun 17, 1926
      Card of Thanks
      Mrs. W. M. Boyd and family wish to thank their many friends for the kindness shown them during their sad bereavement.

      Kagawong Cedars Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, #48
      BOYD / WILLIAM / 1859 - 1926 / WIFE / ANNIE PRESTAGE / 1865 - 1955