Capt. Jonathan Boyden

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Jonathan Boyden

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: of, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: 1749 (73)
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Boyden, Jr. and Martha Boyden
Husband of Elizabeth Boyden (Lakin) and Lydia Boyden
Father of Josiah Boyden; Elizabeth Shepley and Jonathan Boyden
Brother of Martha Reed; Elizabeth Boyden; Capt. John Boyden; Joseph Boyden and Benjamin Boyden

Occupation: Selectman
Managed by: Gregory Hayden Guldensupp
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About Capt. Jonathan Boyden

Capt. Jonathan Boyden acquired considerable wealth, and was highly esteemed by his townsmen, serving them as selectman for several years.

In the records of Groton, the marriage of Primus, Capt. Boyden's slave, to Margaret, mulatto, appears in the year 1741, both of Groton. (1)

Jonathan Boyden was the former husband of Lydia's cousin Elizabeth.


  1. Thomas Boyden and his descendants Published 1901 by [T. R. Marvin & son, printers] in Boston . Written in English. Page 11
  2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 63. The Lakin Family of Groton. Page 320.


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Capt. Jonathan Boyden's Timeline

September 27, 1675
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts
September 21, 1701
Age 25
Groton, Massachusetts, United States
March 10, 1707
Age 31
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Age 73
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts