First- a long overdue "thank you" to RJenn3110(a)aol.com for helping me find the
record of my G.Grandmother Elizabeth Boyd Chard's death in Norwalk Ct. She had
suggested that I contact morticians, which I did. That was successful!
Next-thank you Emma May Hunter for offering your help with the census records. I do have
copies of the 1860 one with the names of Elizabeth and My G.Grandfather, Samuel Chard.
I have not found her (unmarried) in the 1850 census.
I found two William Boyds in Mamaroneck, N.Y. in the 1830 census. One was
on roll 112, page 230. The other was on roll 112, page 231. These only list the head of
Also, in the 1840 census, two William Boyds are listed in Mamaroneck, N.Y.. The first was
on roll M704_352, page92. The second was on roll M704_352, page 95. As before, the
images show only the head of the house.
The last time I contacted the vital statistics I was told that the records weren't
kept that far back. If so, how did Ancestry find them?
Finally- to Mike-
I don't have a copy of W.P. Boyd's 1912 book. I did buy the one which he wrote in
I had tried to locate the 1912 ine to no avail so far. It just might be the one which
would be helpful.
Thank you for your help, and have a wonderful time on your trip.
Thanks again to everyone,