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From: "Dave Boyd" <>
Subject: Re: [BOYD] 2 minister biographies
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 16:04:26 -0400
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I think Cal's Rev. Boyd graduated Jefferson College in Washington County. I
know he served the Presbyterian Church in what is now Upper St.Clair outside
Pittsburgh, PA

Dave
the Pharmasaurus RX

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Subject: Re: [BOYD] 2 minister biographies


> Cal:
>
> Is this the JC Boyd that was the breakthrough in your genealogy?
>
> Is Lakes Presbytery related to your Boyd/Lake family?
>
> Aye,
>
> Lauren
>
> -----Original Message-----
>>From:
>>Sent: Aug 26, 2008 11:29 PM
>>To: ,
>>Subject: [BOYD] 2 minister biographies
>>
>>
>>http://reformedpresbyterian.org/download/history.pdf
>>
>>
>>JOHN CALVIN BOYD:
>> PG 447
>>Son of Robert and Mary (McMaster) Boyd, was born in the city of
>>Steubenville, Ohio, June 27, 1814. His father was an accomplished
>>scholar and teacher,
>>and his mother
>>was distinguished for her piety and traits of Christian character. His
>>religious and literary
>>training early fitted him for becoming a teacher of others, and in this
>>occupation he began in Utica, Licking County, Ohio, where he became a
>>successful teacher and prosecuted his classical studies. In 1840, he
>>entered Miami
>>University, where he remained two years. He studied theology under the
>>Rev. Ar
>>mour McFarland, and also in the Cincinnati Seminary, and was licensed by
>>the
>>Lakes Presbytery, May 7, 1846. He was ordained by the same Presbytery,
>>and
>>installed pastor of the Sandusky congregation, Crestline‡, Crawford
>>County,
>>Ohio, May 13, 1847, and also of the congregation of Utica, Licking
>>County,
>>Ohio, November 26, 1856. He resigned the Sandusky branch, November 6,
>>1867,
>>and devoted his whole time to Utica. He resigned this charge on account
>>of
>>impaired health, October 4, 1882, and supplied throughout the Ohio
>>Presbytery
>>as his health would permit. He died at his home in Utica, Ohio, of
>>nervous
>>chills and typhoid fever, June 3, 1886. He married Miss Jane McCune, of
>>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 30, 1850. He was a well-read theologian
>>of the
>>old school, a most
>>HISTORY OF THE REFORMED
>> PG 448
>>logical reasoner, and an instructive preacher. He was a fearless advocate
>>of
>>the cause of the slave, hazarded his interests and even his life for the
>>overthrow of human slavery, andbore constant testimony against the evils
>>of both
>>Church and State. He was well
>>grounded in the truth of the Word of God, most decided in his
>>convictions,
>>and punctual
>>in the performance of all religious duties. He was recognized in Church
>>courts for his
>>clear discussion and sound judgment on questions pertaining to the good
>>of
>>Zion. He washighly esteemed in the community where he labored, and the
>>quiet,
>>yet exemplary, lifewhich he lived, was a strong testimony to the power of
>>the
>>gospel which he so
>>successfully preached. He published some sermons and articles of
>>importance
>>in the
>>papers and magazines of the Church.
>>PATTERSON PROUDFIT BOYD:
>>Son of James and Jane (Speer) Boyd, was born near Londonderry, Guernsey
>>County, Ohio, August 2, 1842. In 1852, his parents removed to Oskaloosa,
>>Iowa,
>>and were devoted members of the Associate Church, in which he was reared.
>>Here he received his early education in Oskaloosa College, and in 1865,
>>entered
>>Muskingum College, where he graduated in 1868. He studied theology in the
>>Allegheny seminary, and was licensed by the Ohio Presbytery, April 12,
>>1871.
>>He was ordained by the Lakes Presbytery, and installed pastor of the
>>congregation of Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio,
>>May 22, 1872, and resigned this charge, April 8, 1874. He was installed
>>pastor of the Old Bethel congregation, Houston, Randolph County,
>>Illinois, July
>> 20, 1874, and resigned this charge, December 12, 1887. He was
>> installed
>>pastor of the congregation of Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, March
>>16,
>>1888, where he is in charge. He
>>married Miss Laura C. Foster, of Cedarville, Ohio, October 17, 1872.
>> PG 449 end
>>
>>
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> ______________________________________
> House of Boyd Society sends HUGE thank you to all of our volunteers. The
> Society would not be what it is without you!
> ______________________________________
> House of Boyd Society's (HBS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Gathering of
> the Clan 2009 will be held at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, July
> 24-25, 2009. Write if you would be interested in helping
> to plan it.
> ====================
> Want to contribute an article or query to the Dean Road? Contact Kevin
> McLachlan, Editor at
> ====================
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