Happy Birthday Adam Boyce

Adam Boyce (1787-1874)

Birth

Adam Boyce was born on 25 Jul 1787 in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire as the fifth child of Robert Boyes and Genet Boyes. He had six siblings, namely: Mary, Joseph, Hugh, Margaret, James, and Robert.

War of 1812

As a young man, Adam served in the War of 1812. He went as a substitute for a man named Joseph Pillsbury who was drafted. Adam enlisted for a three-month term beginning 12 Sep 1814. He was discharged on 3 Nov 1814.

Marriage and Children

When he was 31, Adam Boyce married Mary Loverin, daughter of Continue reading

Happy Birthday Betty Hall

Betty Hall (1768-1848)

Betty Hall was born on 05 Jul 1768 in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts as the eighth child of Edward Hall and Lydia Brown. She had nine siblings, namely: Hannah, Ezekiel, Abijah, James, Edward, John, Lydia, Ezra, and Darius. Betty was baptized on 4 Sep 1768 at Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Her father moved the family to New Hampshire during the American Revolution.

When she was 17, Betty Hall married John Loverin, son of Ebenezer Lovering and Lydia, on 16 Jun 1786 in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire.

John Loverin and Betty Hall had the following children:

  • Eunice Loverin was … Continue reading
  • Happy Birthday Oliver Selam Boyce

    Oliver Selam Boyce (1827-1878)

    Oliver Selam Boyce was born on 30 Apr 1827 in Springfield, Sullivan, New Hampshire as the fourth child of Adam Boyce and Mary Loverin. He had six siblings, namely: Elias Smith, Achsah Jane, Sophronia Jennette, Sylvanus, Lucinda Hall, and Mary Loverin. He was called Selam.

    When he was 30, he married Mary Jane Frost, daughter of Joseph Frost and Caroline Mumford, on 02 Jul 1857 in Massachusetts (New England). She was called Lady.

    Oliver Selam Boyce and Mary Jane Frost had the following children:

  • Mary B. Boyce was born on 21 Nov 1860 in … Continue reading
  • Happy Birthday Sarah Everett

    Sarah Everett - Cornelius Fisher, marriage.

    Sarah Everett (1644-1677)

    Sarah Everett was born on 12 Apr 1644 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts as the third child of Richard Everett and Mary Winch. She had four full siblings, namely: Abigail, Israel, Ruth, and Jedediah. Her father had been married before he was married to Mary Winch, so Sarah had six half-siblings, namely: Israel, John, Mary, Samuel, Sarah, and James. Many of these children had died before Sarah was born. For example, she had a sister with the same name who only lived from 14 Mar to 1 April 1641. It was common then to reuse the names of deceased … Continue reading

    Happy Birthday Mary Loverin

    Loverin-Boyce, marriage record.

    Mary Loverin (1792-1884)

    With the help of a family bible, an application for an 1812 War Pension, and the memoir of her granddaughter, Gertrude Lovin Boyce Phillips, we can get a glimpse into “Polly” Loverin Boyce’s  life as she lived in New Hampshire and Vermont and finally on a farm in Illinois.

    Mary Loverin was born on 01 Feb 1792 in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire as the fourth child of John Loverin and Betty Hall. She had ten siblings, namely: Eunice, Aehsa, Kimbell, Caleb, Betty, Eunice, Hannah Hall, Lydia Hall, John Caleb, and Loisa Jane Printice. Mary Loverin … Continue reading

    Happy Birthday Robert Boyes

    Robert Boyes (1743-1803)

    Happy 273rd Birth Anniversary to Revolutionary War soldier, Robert Boyes.

    Robert Boyes was born on 24 Jun 1743 in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire.

    We may be most familiar with Boyce as the way to spell this surname in the family tree, but Robert’s most common spelling in the records seems to have been Boyes. At times, the name has also been spelled Boice, Boys and Boyss.

    Bunker Hill

    A week before his 32nd birthday, Robert fought at Bunker Hill. Yes, the famous battle of Bunker Hill!

    Robert was a Corporal in Captain Reid’s Company and Colonel Stark’s … Continue reading

    Happy Birthday John Loverin

    John Loverin (1762-1843)

    It has been written that the most interesting parts of a person’s life were the parts that fell in the “-” between their dates on a tombstone. John Loverin, like a lot of our ancestors, didn’t leave us a lot of clues to what went on in his life. There is likely much, much, much more to know than what is documented below. Maybe someday more of the story will reveal itself, but for now, we celebrate him by reviewing what we do know about his life.

    Birth

    254 years ago, John Loverin was born on 07 Apr 1762 in Exeter, Rockingham, New … Continue reading