|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1750|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1839|
David was the son of William Boies and Mary Hamilton.
His first marriage was to Dolly Blair. They were married on December 1, 1772. His second marriage was to Clarissa Metcalf. He and Clarissa were married September 24, 1809.
David and Dolly had the following children.
William Boies 1773
Gardner Boies 1775
Rufus Boies 1777
Sophia (Dolly) 1780
David Boies Jr. 1781
Joseph Boies 1783
Lemuel Boies 1786
Cynthia Boies 1788
Orpha Boies 1790
Artemas Boies 1792
Justus Boies 1795
All of their children were born in Blandford.
The following information is from: " Descendants of David Boies of Blandford, Massachusetts"
"First Selectman March 6, 1797; Surveyor of Highways March 23, 1801; Representative to the State Legislature 1805, 1820 and 1821. On 13 January 1813 David married a couple, at that time being a Justice of the Peace. May 6, 1816 David Boies Esq. was chosen to petition the Congress to revise the Law for due observance of the Lord's Day.
David's service in the Revolutionary War: David Boies, private in Capt. William Cannon's Co., Col. David Leonard's regiment, drafted and marched on the Ticonderoga Expedition May 6, 1777, returned July 14, 1777, service 2 months 10 days, roll dated Blandford, Corporal in Capt. Solomon Brown's Company, Col. Elisha Porter's regiment, enlisted July 31, 1779, discharged September 6, 1779, service 1 month, c days at New London, CN.
David gave all of his children a good education. Three of his sons graduated from Williams College in MA; William in 1801, Joseph in 1808 and Artemas in 1816. William and Artemas were ministers and Joseph a Judge. David was financially comfortable."
William Boies (1721 - 1804)
Mary Hamilton Boies (1721 - 1797)
Dolly Blair Boies (1752 - 1807)
Clarissa Metcalf Boies (1767 - 1810)
David Boies (1781 - 1852)*
Cynthia Boies (1788 - 1843)*
Artemas Boies (1792 - 1844)*
Created by: Carolyn Martin Boies
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
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