Benjamin McCullouch Boylan

Benjamin McCullouch Boylan

Birth
Death 12 Sep 1809 (aged 1)
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Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section: E-1. Lot: 43
Memorial ID 28031936 · View Source
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Benjamin McCullouch Boylan was born 1808 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC the 4th of 11 known surviving children (7 boys/4 girls) born to wealthy planter and publisher, William Montford Boylan Sr. and his wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Stokes McCulloch. His father came to NC ca. 1793 where he entered into the newspaper publishing business with his uncle, Abraham Hodge, who was General Washington's press agent during the American Revolution,and was elected State Printer by the General Assembly in 1785.

He was the paternal grandson of Capt. John Boylan & Elizabeth Hodge of Pluckemin, Somerset Co, NJ; and gr-grandson of this family's patriarch, Aaron Boylan (c. 1710-1751) who immigrated to Somerset County, NJ from Colerain, Ireland ca. 1732 with his wife, Catherine Parkinson. The Boylan family in New Jersey is quite prominent. On his mother's side, he was the maternal grandson of Sen. Benjamin Samuel "Sandy" McCulloch and Sarah Montford Stokes of Halifax County, NC.

Benjamin McCulloch Boylan died in infancy in 1809. He was only 16 months old.


Gravesite Details Son of William and Elizabeth Boylan, age 17 mos.

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  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 4 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28031936
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin McCullouch Boylan (May 1808–12 Sep 1809), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28031936, citing City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .