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David Boies
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Birth: 1689
Death: Dec. 15, 1752

David was born in Northern Ireland.
He married Anne (unkown) in Northern Ireland. He, Anne and their four sons were among the first settlers of Blandford. David was very active in the settlement and development of the town, consistently holding responsible positions in both town and church affairs, as well as having been a ruling elder in the Blandford church until his death.
David and Anne had the following sons.
John Boies
William Boies
Samuel Boies
David Boies
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WILL OF DAVID BOIES
(The will was presented of Probate in the Court at Northampton; County of Hampshire, "on the second Tuesday of April being the 10th day of the month an Dom 1753" to Timothy Dwight, Judge of Court, by the Executor therein named.)
In the Name of God Amen,
The eighteenth Day of June in ye year of our Lord God 1750 I David Boies in Blandford in ye County of Hamshire yeman being very frail and weakly in Body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be Given to God therefor Calling to mind ye Mortality of my Body knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Do make and ordain this my Last will and testament that is to say Principally and first of all I Give and Recommend my Soul into the hands of God that Gave it and for my Body I Recomend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian Like and Decent manner at the Discreation of my Exacutor nothing Doubting but at the General Resarection I shall Recive ye same again by the mighty Power of God and as touching such worldly Esteat as God hath Been pleased to Bless me with in this Life I Give Bequeth and dispose of ye same in ye following manner and form
imprimis - I Give and Bequeth unto anna my Dear and well Beloved Wife Sixty pounds Old Tenor and a Cow and all the Bedding and furnitur of my hous and also the East room of my Dwelling hous in Blandford and Convenience of the Seler while she lives I Give my well Beloved son David Boies my home place and on acre of that Loot I purchased of Ensign Adam Knox ye Two accres to be Laid out along ye South Side of my home Loot from ye Stret and along my home Loot until it Come to a Little Swamp I Give my son David also my Second Division Loot with all ye priveledges belonging to both first and second divisions only ye East room of my Dwelling hous which I have Given to my Dear and well Beloved wife while she lives and then sd room to return to my son David I also Give and bequeth unto my son David all that remains of my movable Esteat of evry sort and kind whatsoever I also order my son David to take care of his Dear mother and keep a Cow for her summer and winter and give her yearly and Every year twelve Bushals of meal as she needs it at her hous that is to Say eight Bushals of indian meal and four Bushals of Rye meal every year and also to provide fier wood for her Cut and ready at her Door and also to Lay in Sufficient of sauce for her and I order that she shall have part of the apples or syder every year this I order my son David to Do for and give unto my Dear wife in Lew of her thirds if she Look after any thirds of ye Esteat my son David is free from being obliged to provid and Do these things for my Dear wife befor mentioned
item- I Give unto my son Samuel Boies thirty accres of ye above said Loot to be Laid out along side of his own hundred accres Likewis I Constitut make and ordain my son Samuel my only and Sole Exacuter of this my Last will and testament to take car of his mother my Dear and well Beloved wifewronged of what I have left her and to see that She Suffer not for Lacke of anything I have Left her I likewis order if ther by any monney Left after all is cleared off that it be equaly Devided between my dean wife and my Children; and I do hereby utterly Disanul all and other every former Testament will and Legasies and Exauctor ratifing and confirming this and no other to be my Last will and Testament in virtue wherof I have hereunto sate my hand and Seal the Day and Year above writen Signed and Sealed in presence of witnesses
my so Samuel Boies is to have that Lot of Land I purchased from Ensine Adam Knox now for his possession (Excepting ye acre and Three Quarters above mentioned) my son Samuel paying the sixty Pounds old Tenor that I laid out for him the alteration or the interlining with Respect to the acre and three quarters was made before signing further I Bequeth to my son Willm Boies Ten acres of Land to be Laid out with the forty above mentioned and to be taken from the Thirty acres of Land which I gave to my son Samuel signed sealed (illegible) In presence of us

James Morton
James Montgomery (Signed) David Boies

INFORMATION TAKEN FROM: "DESCENDANTS OF DAVID BOIES OF BLANDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS"
John Hamilton 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anne Boies (1683 - 1766)
 
 Children:
  William Boies (1721 - 1804)*
  Samuel Boies (1724 - 1804)*
  David Boies (1726 - 1757)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of David Boies
Ruling Elder of ye Church
in Blanford who died Dec ye
15th 1752, in ye 63rd Year of
his Age
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Blessed are the dead
which die in the LORD

 
Burial:
Blandford Cemetery
Blandford
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Row 5, #71
 
Maintained by: Carolyn Martin Boies
Originally Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41190434
David Boies
Added by: Beckie Cross
 
David Boies
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Added by: Paul Rathje
 
 
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- Carolyn Martin Boies
 Added: Sep. 27, 2009
 
 
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