Robert Albert Boyd

M, #143, b. 15 January 1858, d. 3 April 1949
Father*Samuel Hudson Boyd b. 5 Sep 1831, d. 5 Mar 1900
Mother*Maria E Mathewson b. 30 Mar 1839, d. 1932
RelationshipGrandfather of William Robert Thomas Boyd
ChartsWilliam Robert Thomas Boyd Pedigree
William Albert Boyd Pedigree
     Robert Albert Boyd was born on 15 January 1858 at Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, son of Samuel Hudson Boyd and Maria E Mathewson.1,2,3,4,5 Robert Albert Boyd married Mary Ann Campbell, daughter of Thomas C. Campbell and Maria Mckay, circa 1883 at Cavalier, North Dakota, USA.6 Robert Albert Boyd died on 3 April 1949 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at age 91. He was buried circa 6 April 1949 at Queens Park Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Robert's grave is in section A without a marker.7
     He was Church of England. He was a teamster in 1880. He was a farmer in 1882. He was naturalized on 8 February 1882 at Pembina, North Dakota, USA; First papers application. He was a sign writer in 1912. He was a Presbyterian. He was a watchman at Riverside Lumber Co. in 1917 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a watchman at the Calgary Herald in 1921 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was retired in 1930. He was crossing the border on 8 February 1939 at Montana, USA.8
DateLocationComment
1867Kincardine Twp, Bruce, Ontario, CanadaAs of 1867, Robert Albert Boyd lived at 3rd concession NDR (north of the Durham Road) lots 33 and 34 Kincardine Twp, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.9
1912Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1912, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 11 - 707 - 3 ST SE.
1915Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1915, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 723 - 2 AVE NW.
16 February 1916Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 16 February 1916, Robert Albert Boyd lived at #310 Alberta Loan Block, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
1921Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1921, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; #310 126 - 7 AVE SW.
1923Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1923, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 712 - 5 1/2 ST NW.
1925Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1925, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 335 - 11 AVE SW.
1929Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1929, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 506 - 4 ST SE.
1930Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1930, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; #6 318 - 6 ST SW.
1933Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1933, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 1101 - 2 ST SW.
between 1934 and 1939Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of between 1934 and 1939, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 216 - 11 AVE SW.
1940Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1940, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 513 - 11 AVE SW.
1945Calgary, Alberta, CanadaAs of 1945, Robert Albert Boyd lived at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 624 - 3 AVE NW.

Family

Mary Ann Campbell b. 11 Jan 1867, d. 7 Mar 1899
Marriage*Robert Albert Boyd married Mary Ann Campbell, daughter of Thomas C. Campbell and Maria Mckay, circa 1883 at Cavalier, North Dakota, USA.6 
Children
Last Edited27 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S12] Government of Canada, 1901 Census of Canada.
  2. [S9] Dakota Territorial Government, 1885 Dakota Territory Census.
  3. [S40] Various, Naturalization Record,
    pembina january 1882.
  4. [S4] Government of Canada, 1861 Census of Canada,
    township of kincardine.
  5. [S8] Government of Canada, 1881 Census of Canada,
    manitoba marquette portage.
  6. [S22] William Boyd, Comment,
    This person was personally known to my father.
  7. [S49] Various, Cemetery Listing,
    Queens Park Calgary Boyd Robert Albert -1949 A.
  8. [S20] Various, Border Crossing,
    Feb 8, 1939 Sweetgrass Montana,
    Robert Albert Boyd born Kincardine Ont. 1/15/1857 address 337- 11 ave W Calgary accompanied by grandson Robert Bruce MacKay. Nearest relative son William Boyd of the same address. Destination daughter Mrs Myra Mackay Long Beach Calif. Last visit 1928. Height 5f7 gray hair blue eyes.
  9. [S66] Unknown compiler, Directory, Directory of the County of Bruce 1867.
  10. [S4] Government of Canada, 1861 Census of Canada,
    Samuel Boyd farmer LC CoE 28 mm log dwelling
    Maria Boyd Ireland CoE 20 fm
    Robert A Boyd UC CoE 4 ms
    Frances H Boyd UC CoE 2 ms.
  11. [S8] Government of Canada, 1881 Census of Canada,
    Boyd Samuel 45 ontario carpenter
    Maria 40 ontario
    Robert Albert 24 ontario teamster
    Hugh 21 ontario carpenter
    Enalovy 14 ontario
    Alexander 12 ontario
    Walter 3 man
    Mathews Ann 60 ireland
    Alexander 30 ont farmer
    Susan 25 ont
    Taylor Archie 21 ont merchant.
  12. [S9] Dakota Territorial Government, 1885 Dakota Territory Census,
    Alexander Mathews 30 farmer canada
    Susan Mathews 25 sister
    Anna Mathews 65 mother ireland
    Samuel Boyd 50 ireland
    Myra Boyd 45 wife
    Eulova Boyd 18 daughter canada
    Alex Boyd 14 son canada
    Walter Boyd 8 son
    Robert A Boyd 27 farmer canada
    Mary Ann Boyd 18 canada
    Thomas Boyd 2 son dakota
    Mary Boyd 2/12 mar daughter
    Thomas Salter 26 farmer canada.
  13. [S12] Government of Canada, 1901 Census of Canada,
    Boyd Robert 15 jan 1858 ontario
    Alexander brother 21 nov 1865 ontario
    Maria mother 30 march 1839 ireland immigrated 1841
    Thomas 4 nov 1884 us immigrated 1888
    Maria 10 may 1886 us immigrated 1888
    Samuel 5 oct 1889 manitoba
    Frank 10 march 1891 manitoba
    Willie 7 feb 1894 manitoba
    Robert 3 aug 1896 manitoba.
  14. [S13] Government of Canada, 1906 Census Western Canada,
    Stephenfield 17-6-6 W1
    6 horses, 4 cows, 7 cattle, 8 hogs
    Boyd Albert 46 born ontario
    Maira wife 63 ireland immigrated 1876
    Frank 16
    William 12
    Robert 10.
  15. [S15] Government of Canada, 1911 Census of Canada,
    Town of Carman
    Boyd Robert married born jan 1857
    Maria wife married mar 1846 ireland immigrated 1870
    William A grandson feb 1894
    Robert grandson aug 1896
    It appears the informant was Maria and she may have been having mental problems as she had a tough time answering the questions.
  16. [S46] Government of Canada, 1916 Census Western Canada,
    Boyd Robert Albert 55
    Samuel H 27.
  17. [S75] Government of Canada, 1921 Census of Canada,
    Boyd Robert A 64 widower born ontario father born at sea mother born ireland CoE watchman
    William A 26 married born manitoba
    Elisbeth daughter-in-law 19 scotland immigrated 1920 presbyterian.