George Adams Boyd

Middletown, N.Y., March 12 — George A. Boyd, who retired in 1963 as executive vice president of the domestic American Fore Loyalty Group of insurance companies, died yesterday at Mount Joy Farm, his home here. He was 73 years old. Mr. Boyd was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell in 1921. He was a trustee of the United States Trust Company and of Skidmore College, and the author of “Elias Boudinot, Patriot and Statesman,” published in 1952. Surviving are his widow, the former Helen G. Green; a daughter, Mrs. Leland Rice, and two grandsons.

Source:  New York Times, March 13, 1972.

Small Town News—Boyd

Just before Monhagen Hose Company went on parade, Thursday, the name of George Adams Boyd, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred N. Boyd, was put up for membership in the company, and the boy was unanimously elected. Ex-Mayor Boyd is a member of this company, and so is the proud and happy father, thus three generations are now represented on its rolls. (Middletown Daily Argus, October 8, 1898)

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick N. Boyd returned on Erie train 7, last evening, from their wedding trip. Most of the time was spent on Fisher’s Island, near New London, Conn. The White Squadron was stationed there for a week during their stay and they were entertained on board by Ensign W.V.N. Powelson. Other points of interest visited were Shelter Island, Boston and New York. (Middletown Daily Argus, September 17, 1895)

Mr. and Mrs. F.N. Boyd, of Wallkill, and son, George A. Boyd, of Cornell University, spent Christmas with Howard H. Hagen, 6 Wilcox avenue. (Middletown Times Press, December 26, 1918)

Mrs. Charles [sic] Boyd of Walkill is spending the weekend with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hagen, 6 Wilcox avenue. (Middletown Times Herald, May 21, 1932)

Mrs. George A. Boyd, of Brooklyn, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer M. Green, of Mount Joy Farm. (Middletown Times Herald, April 12, 1932)

Grace Adams & Frederick Boyd

A CHURCH WEDDING:  Mr. and Mrs. George B. Adams have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Miss Grace Cooper Adams, and Mr. Frederick Newton Boyd, at the First Presbyterian Church, Thursday evening, Sept. 5th, at 7 o’clock.  A reception at the residence of the bride’s parents, Old Orchard Place, will follow the ceremony at the church.  (Middletown Daily Argus, August 22, 1895)

BOYD-ADAMS — In this city, Sept. 5th, ’95, at the First Presbyterian Church, by Rev. Thomas Gordon D.D., assisted by Rev. Charles Battle D.D., Frederick Newton Boyd and Grace Cooper, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George B. Adams.  (Middletown Daily Argus, September 6, 1895)