Catherine Boylan

Catherine Boylan

Birth
Death 7 Aug 1895 (aged 76)
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 28032085 · View Source
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Catherine Boylan was born 1818 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC the 9th 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.

Catherine Boylan never married, and died in 1895 at age 77.


Gravesite Details Daughter of William M. Boylan Sr. & Elizabeth Stokes McCullouch

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  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 4 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28032085
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Boylan (25 Aug 1818–7 Aug 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28032085, citing City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .