Eleanor Eliza Boylan

Eleanor Eliza Boylan

Birth
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Death 19 Aug 1849 (aged 39)
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 28032096 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Eleanor Eliza Boylan was born 1810 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC the 5th 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.

Eleanor Eliza Boylan never married, and died 1849 at age 39.



Advertisement

Plan a visit to City Cemetery?

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 4 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28032096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Eliza Boylan (12 Feb 1810–19 Aug 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28032096, citing City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .