Thomas Boyd

Birth Name Thomas Boyd
Gender male
Age at Death 83 years, 8 months, 21 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 1, 1884 Creeve Townland, Pomeroy Civil Parish, Clonavaddy Registrar’s District, County Tyrone, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Superintendent Registrar's District: Dungannon, Registrar's District: Clonavaddy, County Tyrone
in Creeve
March 1, 1884
Thomas, son of William Boyd, a farmer of Creeve, and Sarah Boyd, formerly Carrick. informant: William Boyd of Creeve, father


Census (Son) March 31, 1901 Edendoit Townland, Desertcreat Civil Parish, Pomeroy Registrar’s District, County Tyrone, Ireland   2a
Event Note

1901 Census of Ireland
house 10 in Edendoit (The Rock, Tyrone)

Boyd, William, 45, Male, Head of Family, Farmer, Married
Boyd, Sarah, 38, Female, Wife, Married
Boyd, Thomas, 17, Male, Son, Farmer, Not Married
Boyd, Joseph, 15, Male, Son, Farmer, Not Married
Boyd, Mary J, 12, Female, Daughter, Scholar, Not Married
Boyd, Lizabeth, 10, Female, Daughter, Scholar, Not Married
Boyd, Elenanor, 7, Female, Daughter, Scholar, Not Married
Boyd, Robert, 4, Male, Son, Not Married
Boyd, George, 1, Male, Son, Not Married

All were members of the Church of Ireland, all were born in County Tyrone. All could read and write except the two youngest children. None could read or write Irish.

The Enumerator's Abstract summarized that there were 5 males and 4 females in the one family in this house, and all were members of the Church of Ireland.

This was an inhabited private dwelling, with 3 out offices or farm steadings. The walls were brick, stone, or concrete. The roof was either thatch, wood, or other perishable material. It had 3 rooms, with 4 windows on the front of the house. All this rated it as a second class house. There was one distinct family living in it. There were 9 people in the family. The head of the house and the landholder on whose land it was situated was William Boyd.

There was no Out-Offices and Farm-Steadings Return.

William signed the return.

Immigration (Brother) March 13, 1907 New York, New York, United States   3a
Event Note

Arrived March 13, 1907, SS Furnessia, from Londonderry March ?, 1907

Thomas Boyd, 24, single, laborer, 6', dark complexion, dark hair, gray eyes
Lizzie Boyd, 22, single, servant, note: sister to Thomas, 5'4", dark complexion, dark hair, dark eyes

Both: British citizens, Irish nationality, last residence: Tyrone, trip paid for by brother, have a ticket to their destination, carrying $5, destination: brother Joseph Boyd, 1911 Annin Street, Philadelphia, born in Tyrone.

Death November 22, 1967 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States   4a
Event Note

Pennsylvania Death Certificate

Thomas Boyd, b February 24, 1884, Northern Ireland
died November 22, 1967 at Sarah Allen Nursing Home
his mailing address: 609 Tennis Avenue, Ardsley, PA
occupation: retired gardener
US Citizen
parents: William Boyd and Sarah Carrick
spouse, and informant: Emma Baker Boyd, 626 North Broad Street
buried Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia

Burial   Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States   4a


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William Boydbetween 1849 and 1856September 9, 1922
Mother Sarah Carrickabout 1861December 17, 1917
         Thomas Boyd March 1, 1884 November 22, 1967
    Brother     Joseph Boyd May 12, 1886 September 2, 1952
    Sister     Mary Jane Boyd February 7, 1889 January 21, 1990
    Sister     Elizabeth Boyd September 14, 1891 March 1984
    Sister     Eleanor Boyd April 15, 1894 June 1987
    Brother     Robert William Boyd July 8, 1897 May 8, 1985
    Brother     George Boyd March 25, 1900 after 1942
    Sister     Florence Sarah Letitia Boyd May 12, 1904 January 1987

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: Thomas Boyd, March 1, 1884, Creeve Townland, RD: Clonavaddy
  2. 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Page: house 10 in Edendoit (The Rock, Tyrone)
  3. New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924
      • Page: SS Furnessia, arrived March 13, 1907
  4. Pennsylvania Death Certificates
      • Page: Thomas Boyd, Nov 22, 1967, Philadelphia