Biographies and Portraits of Women Serving in the era of 1844 - 1894

Maud Sisley Boyd (1851 - 1937)

Teacher. First Dorcas Society president. Taught in one of the first church schools.Bible instructor, colporteur, educator. First single woman missionary to Europe. Helped J. N. Andrews establish the publishing work in Europe and assisted J. N. Loughborough in pioneer tent evangelism in England. She married Charles L. Boyd; they were among the first missionaries in South Africa. Their daughter died and he became sick and died shortly after. Maud then went to Australia where she served as matron, preceptress, teacher, and Bible instructor. She continued her work in Loma Linda in retirement.