|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1830|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 1907|
New Castle County
Railroad executive; Son of William Boyce and Catherine Lawrence Shreve Boyce.
The Tuleyries is an ante-bellum estate near White Post, Virginia. The complex was built around 1833 by Colonel Joseph Tuley, Jr., who made the name a pun on his name and the Tuileries Palace. The house is a late Federal style mansion with a domed entrance hall. The house was sold by the Tuley family to Colonel Upton L. Boyce in 1866. In 1903 the property was acquired by Graham F. Blandy, who left over two-thirds of the land to the University of Virginia on his death in 1926. That land is now known as the Blandy Experimental Farm and The Virginia State Arboretum. The remaining property and house remained in the Blandy family.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF BERRYVILLE CONGRATULATIONS ON BOYCE'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY
WHEREAS, the citizens of the Town of Boyce are celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2010; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Boyce was founded in 1880 at the crossing of the Millwood-Winchester Turnpike that became Route 723 and the newly built Shenandoah Valley Railroad; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Boyce was incorporated in 1910 as the second town in Clarke County; and
WHEREAS, prominent St. Louis attorney Colonel Upton Boyce was instrumental in finding the money needed to complete the construction of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad when the financial panic of 1873 hit the country; and
WHEREAS, the Shenandoah Valley Railroad, which traversed the settlement, extended from Hagerstown, Maryland, to Roanoke, providing transport for the area's livestock and goods; and
WHEREAS, residents named their community Boyceville to honor Colonel Boyce for his many contributions; and when the railroad finally came to town, 232 acres from five family farms were platted to plan and build what is now Boyce; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Boyce first held elections on December 20, 1910, and William Gaunt was elected mayor; George Garvin, M. O. Simpson, and John T. Sprint were elected as council members; and George Harrison was elected recorder; and
WHEREAS, appearing on the National Register of Historic Places, the Town of Boyce remains an attractive and friendly community that provides its residents with a great quality of life; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED the Council of the Town of Berryville congratulates their friends and neighbors in the Town of Boyce on the occasion of their 100th anniversary.
By Order of the Town Council of the Town of Berryville on this the ninth day of March, 2010.
Wilson Kirby, Mayor Harry Lee Arnold, Jr., Recorder
CHILDREN OF UPTON LAWRENCE & BELINDA FRANCE WRIGHT BOYCE:
1.Upton Lawrence Boyce Oct. 19, 1830
2.Uriel Wright Boyce 1856
3.William Truxtun Boyce 1860
4.Sarah Goen Boyce 1862-1872
5.Kate Lawrence Boyce 1864-1896
PARENTS OF UPTON.L. BOYCE:
William Boyce 1797-1844
Catherine Lawrence Shreve 1799-1840
Born on 1797. William married Sarah Prince Withington and had 3 children. William married Catherine Lawrence Shreve and had 6 children. He passed away on 10 Mar 1844.
Catherine Lawrence Shreve:
Born in Jessamine, Kentucky, USA on 1799 to William Shreve and Mary Elizabeth Lawrence. Catherine Laurence married William Boyce and had 6 children. She passed away on 1840 in Greenup, Kentucky, USA.
CHILDREN OF William & Catherine Lawrence Shreve Boyce:
1.William Boyce Kentucky, USA on 1818
2.Thomas Shreve Boyce 1820
3.Upton Lawrence Boyce 1830
4.Martha Boyce 1832
5.Ann Wilson Boyce Kentucky, USA on 1834
6.Caroline Boyce 1836
Belinda Frances Wright Boyce (1831 - 1902)*
Old Chapel Cemetery
Maintained by: C. LATTA
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Jun 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11255776