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Alda May Goltry Boyd
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1877
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1909
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Wife of Samuel Newcomer Boyd. Daughter of John Goltry and Barbara Jane McGill.

OBITUARY

THE CHARITON LEADER
Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, August 12, 1909

Alda May Boyd, daughter of John and Barbara Goltry, was born near Russell, Iowa, Dec. 12, 1877 and died at the home of her parents, August 6, 1909, aged 31 years, 7 months and 25 days. On Dec. 31, 1895 she was joined in marriage to S. N. Boyd, of Russell, Iowa, at which place they have since made their home. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd's home was made glad by the birth of four children: Hugh, Mildred, Clell and Dwain, who are left with the faithful husband and father to mourn the loss of a loving wife and Godly mother.

It was a great comfort to Alda to spend her last hours in her father's home with her brothers and sisters, all of whom were there except her sister, Winnie. She united with the Methodist Episcopal Church in Russell on March 6, 1908 and her life has always shown the beauties of the Christian faith. She leaves her aged father and mother, five brothers and six sisters besides unnumbered friends to mourn her loss.

The funeral services were held at the M. E. Church in Russell, Saturday, August 7th, conducted by the pastor, Rev. D. J. Shenton and the interment made in the Russell Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Goltry (1831 - 1910)
  Barbara Jane McGill Goltry (1836 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Newcomer Boyd (1874 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Hugh William Boyd (1897 - 1969)*
  Mildred Barbara Boyd Kale (1899 - 1983)*
  Clell Goltry Boyd (1901 - 1989)*
  Dwain D. Boyd (1905 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Olive West (1857 - 1939)*
  Samuel Tobias Goltry (1859 - 1935)*
  Arvilla Goltry Simpson (1860 - 1935)*
  Charles Fitzgerald Goltry (1863 - 1950)*
  Winifred Goltry Copeland (1865 - 1938)*
  John Brown Goltry (1868 - 1951)*
  Jennie Goltry Fluke (1868 - 1949)*
  Joseph Allen Goltry (1871 - 1954)*
  Clara Clementine Goltry Dahlman (1873 - 1957)*
  Fred Reisner Goltry (1875 - 1967)*
  Alda May Goltry Boyd (1877 - 1909)
  Myrtle Dora Goltry Pepper (1881 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Russell Cemetery
Russell
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 3 Row 4 Grave 16
 
Created by: Skip
Record added: May 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26538700
Alda May <i>Goltry</i> Boyd
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Alda May <i>Goltry</i> Boyd
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 Added: Mar. 13, 2014

- Skip
 Added: Apr. 21, 2010
 
 
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