Boardman, William a Presbyterian minister, was born at Williamstown, Mass., in 1782. He graduated at Williams College in 1799; was licensed to preach. in 1803; was settled in the ministry successively at Duanesburg and Sandy Hill, N. Y.; and was installed pastor of the Church at Newtown, L. I., October, 1811, where he died, March, 1818. "He was a man of ardent and active piety, and died deeply regretted." See: Sprague, Annals of the American Pulpit, 4, 657.