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Mary (Boyd) Irvine (abt. 1707 - aft. 1782)

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Mary Irvine formerly Boyd
Born about in Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about in Ulster, Irelandmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Hat Creek, Campbell County, Virginia, USAmap
Boyd-2676 created 9 Apr 2013 | Last modified
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Categories: Campbell County, Virginia.


Elizabeth Harris adopted this profile on December 8, 2013, and added the comments in italics.

Several descendants of John Irvine and Mary Boyd are collaborating on research on this family. Please see, for a discussion of what we know, and don't know, about John and Mary.

I removed Margaret as a second name. Although it is on her page on Find A Grave (Find A Grave Memorial# 81421719), she appears only as Mary in all the records and histories of Hat Creek, Virginia.


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Thank you to Elaine Jeffries for creating WikiTree profile Boyd-2676 through the import of Turley_McCormick _ Davis_Barke.ged on Apr 6, 2013.

Boyd-4768 was created by Michael Warnock through the import of Warnock Family Tree.ged on Jan 17, 2015.

Thank you to Caroline Cohoe for creating WikiTree profile Boyd-2734 through the import of cohoe only_2013-04-15.ged on Apr 15, 2013.

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On 17 Mar 2017 at 14:30 GMT Elizabeth (Holder) Harris wrote:

If this is the wife of John Irvine of Hat Creek, Virginia (see my web page which is being cited here), then her birthdate must have been considerably earlier than 1725. I'm OK with merging this profile with Boyd-2676 providing we keep the earlier birth date on the merged profile.

On 17 Mar 2017 at 14:04 GMT Caroline (Cohoe) Shultz wrote:

Boyd-2734 and Boyd-2676 appear to represent the same person because: husbands have been merged. Can't merge daughter Mary until her parents are merged.

On 8 Dec 2013 at 23:27 GMT Elizabeth (Holder) Harris wrote:

I adopted this profile on December 8, 2013, after seeing that it was orphaned and that it contained what I believe is erroneous information. 1) I know of no evidence for her having a middle name (yes, it's on FindAGrave, but not in any historical records to the best of my knowledge). 2) Their marriage date is not known for sure, but a history written by a descendant in the 1800s says that they were married in Ireland before they came to America. They were not in Virginia as early as 1728, and Campbell County didn't exist until 1782.

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