Happy Birthday Genet Boyes

Robert and Genet Boyes births listed in Boyes family Bible.

Genet Boyes (1754-1845)

Genet Boyes was born on 25 Aug 1754 in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire as a child of James Boyes. She had at least two siblings, namely: James, and Samuel.

When she was 21, she married Robert Boyes in 1776 in Litchfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. Genet and her husband may have been related since they shared the same last name. It wasn’t uncommon for people to marry cousins during that time. Sometimes the cousins weren’t even that distantly related. But, right now, we don’t know for sure if they shared common ancestors.

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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 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

Phillips Family

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Millie and Tom Phillips Family. Back, from left, Frank, Edmund, Guy, Harold, Faye. Front, from left, Clarence, Amelia “Millie,” Albert “Tom,” and Charles.

Phillips

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