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cboyd13

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John Boyd born 1899
« on: January 28, 2020, 11:18:38 AM »
Hi Everyone,

Looking for a bit of help. I have been doing my family tree my grandad as Samuel George Boyd born 1896 in Belfast. Parents were Samuel Boyd and Mary Brown.

He has one sister Mary who became McClurg and a Brother David (1886 -1904) and another Robert James (1886 and I think died in 1904 as found a death cert with correct mother etc)

His other brother John I am having trouble he is on the 1911 census plus on my grandads army discharge form from 1913 to early 1914 when he came out but then disappears. No one in the family mentioned him although David was mentioned as he was shot in the troubles so was so easy to find. John was born in 1899 and full name seems to be John Henry Boyd, any help would be great?

I have searched for a marriage, death and Belfast cemetery records  :(


CMcG

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2020, 04:33:53 PM »

... Looking for a bit of help. I have been doing my family tree my grandad as Samuel George Boyd born 1896 in Belfast. Parents were Samuel Boyd and Mary Brown ...


Hi, at first glance I'm not getting this bit, the only civil birth registration that I can find is coming back as parents Samuel Boyd and Mary Carroll, or maybe Carvell or something similar?

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1896/02186/1827391.pdf

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2020, 04:59:56 PM »
Some things just do not add up here. You are correct CMcG, the mother's maiden name is Carroll. The poster names two siblings 1896-1904, yet David appears in the 1911 census, aged 8. John Henry Fullerton Boyd was born to Samuel Boyd and Mary Brown in 1899.

cboyd13

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2020, 07:54:43 PM »
Hi all,

My grandads date of birth was 25th April 1896 and I have his death cert and also traced parents marriage cert if I was given correct one by the records office. His brother David was shot by the IRA this can be found easily online address at the time in 1922 was 118 Urney Street Belfast. John like I said is traceable until after 1914. Any help would be fab

cboyd13

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2020, 07:56:13 PM »
Sorry just noticed I had put in wrong death year for David earlier. It is John I would love to trace born 1899 just can't find him

CMcG

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2020, 01:55:57 AM »
Is this John mentioned in 1941?



What about this in 1949?



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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2020, 08:21:25 AM »
Thank you :-)

that looks like him for sure. I got the impression as when David was shot in the newspaper it said David was the mother and fathers only source of support. But should have known as when my grandad was discharged from the army early 1914 the ground were, dad Samuel was ill, David was a schoolboy and John was listed as an imbecile so unsure exactly to what extent this was true.

My grandad on the outbreak of ww2 then joined the navy and never returned to belfast. He met my Gran in Birmingham were he was docked and she worked in a munitions factory and then moved to Scotland back to her hometown. There daughter my aunt Ann ended up visiting family and falling in love with her second cousin once removed William Mcclurg though the grandson of my granddads sister Mary confusingly enough.

If anyone knows anymore on John i would be grateful.

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Re: John Boyd born 1899
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2020, 02:49:33 PM »
You can request any possible grave photo here. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/204782505/mary-young