Sarah Boylan

Sarah Boylan

Birth
Death 11 Oct 1821 (aged 8–9 months)
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section: E-1. Lot: 4
Memorial ID 28032000 · View Source
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Sarah Boylan was born 1820 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC the 10th 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. Her 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.

She was the paternal grandchild of Capt. John Boylan & Elizabeth Hodge of Pluckemin, Somerset Co, NJ; and gr-grandchild 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 her mother's side, she was the maternal grandson of Sen. Benjamin Samuel "Sandy" McCulloch and Sarah Montford Stokes of Halifax County, NC.

Sarah Boylan died in infancy in 1821.



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  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 4 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28032000
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Boylan (Jan 1821–11 Oct 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28032000, citing City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .