Claude Wendle Boyer

9 June 1887–8 January 1974 (Age 86)
Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude Wendle

When Claude Wendle Boyer was born on 9 June 1887, in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States, his father, John Henry Boyer, was 44 and his mother, Sallie Ann Bagby, was 34. He married Almeda Jean Sloan on 8 July 1911, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 January 1974, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Claude Wendle Boyer
Almeda Jean Sloan
Marriage: 8 July 1911
Thelma Lorraine Boyer
Claude A. Boyer

Spouse and Children

8 July 1911
Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Boyer





    Frances B. Boyer


    Irene Boyer


    Elizabeth Goode Boyer


    John H. Boyer



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of German Bayer or Beyer .2 German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hannover).3 English: variant of Bowyer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claud Boyer in household of John H Boyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claude Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude W Boyer, "United States Census, 1920"

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