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 Thomas Boyd

Thomas Boyd

Birth
Death Sep 1779 (aged 22–23)
New York, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 12986 · View Source
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The Sullivan Expedition Monument in Mount Hope Cemetery marks the resting place of Captain Boyd and his companions. The bronze plaque is set into a large granite boulder.

The inscription reads, "To the memory/of/Capt.-Lieut. Thomas Boyd,/ Sergeant Michael Parker/ Sergeant Nicholas Hungerman/ Sergeant William Floyd,/ Corporal Calhoun,/ Hanyerry an Oneida Indian guide, /and nine volunteer riflemen./ John Conrey, Benjamin Curtin, James McElroy, William Fauchey, John Garsway, William Harvey, Elijah Hendrick, John Miller, John Putnam/ Who fell at Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y. / September 13, 1779, while serving/ as a scouting party in the Indian Campaign/ under/ Major-General John Sullivan".


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12986
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Boyd (1756–Sep 1779), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12986, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .