Rev. Sanford Boies


Rev. Sanford Boies was born 13 August 1812 in Bedford, New Hampshire, the son of Thomas Boies (1789-1861) and Susan Martin. Thomas married, secondly, about 1823, Mary Ann MacBean of Nashwaak Village in St. Mary’s Parish, New Brunswick, with whom he had seven children. He was the founder of Boiestown in Northumberland County.

Sacred to the memory of Rev. Sanford Boies who died at Fredericton, April 6th, 1843 aged 31 years. “To die is to gain.”

In memory of Charles Ludlow Boies, died January 1st 1882 aged 41 years.

Daily Telegraph, Saint John, NB, 5 January 1882:

d. At residence of his mother, Mrs. W.A. Garrison, Upper Sheffield (Sunbury Co.) New Years Day, Charles Ludlow Boies, age 41, only s/o late Rev. Sandford Boies

Daily Sun, Saint John, NB, 4 April 1893:

d. Upper Sheffield (Sunbury Co.) April 2nd, Mrs. W.A. Garrison, age 73. (U.S. papers please copy). Funeral Wednesday 10:30 a.m. Remains interred in the old burying ground at Fredericton, beside her first husband and son, the Rev. Sanford Boies and Charles L. Boies.

Rev. Sanford Boies had one daughter, Louisa Gertrude, who married William H. Lawton, merchant of Saint John, in Sheffield in 1858.

See also The Old Burying Ground, Vol. III, p. 307.