How close is Genesee County to Albany, NY?
I have an number of Boyd families from around there. One
from Salem, NY had this connection to Genesee Co but I could
not see any Margaret amongst his grandchildren
T1 Robert Boyd, b 7/4/1780 (Salem, N. Y. ), d 18/3/1828
(Byron, Genesee County, N. Y.), m 180x,
wife not given, dau of
, b 17xx, d 18xx, and had issue:-
[Lived: Byron, Genesee Co.,
N. Y. ]
- While a young man he went and lived in Otsego County, N.
Y., and finally settled in Byron,
Genesee County, N. Y., in 1822.
U1 James Boyd, b 16/2/1809 (Salem, N. Y.), d 4/3/1872
(Pembroke, N. Y.), m 183x, wife not
given, dau of ???, b 18xx, d 18xx, and had issue:-
[Lived: Pembroke, N. Y. ]
- He came to Genesee county with his father in 1822.
(from Ch 2/136)
I could not find anything marrying an Macdonald.
----- Original Message -----
From: Helen MacDonald <hmacdona(a)televar.com>
Sent: Friday, 26 January, 2001 7:01 AM
Subject: Margaret Boyd married William Peel MacDonald, NY,
Searching for the parents and any information on Margaret
January 1834, in either New York or Ontario, Canada, or
Ireland, died about 1923, place unknown. Either in New
On 12 November 1855 in LeRoy, Genesee County, New York,
she married William
Peel MacDonald, who was born 12 November 1831, Aurora,
Ontario, Canada. Searching in Genesee County records gives
as to any Boyd family she could have been a part of.
she was from
nearby Erie County, New York.
Later they lived back in Canada, place unknown, then
Pennsylvania, and finally Conneaut, Ashtabula County,
Helen MacDonald, Hayden Lake, Idaho
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