Mary Eula Brockway

18 June 1896–19 August 1985 (Age 89)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Eula

When Mary Eula Brockway was born on 18 June 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, Nathan Andrew Brockway, was 25 and her mother, Lucy Melvina Wheeler, was 26. She married Andrew Jackson Boyd about 1919. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Union Township, Izard, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Corcoran Judicial Township, Kings, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 August 1985, in Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Boyd
Mary Eula Brockway
Marriage: about 1919
Paul Jackson Boyd
Orion Ernest Boyd

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Jackson Boyd



about 1919


    Paul Jackson Boyd


    Orion Ernest Boyd


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 8

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 26

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English broke ‘brook’ + weye ‘way’, ‘road’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eula Delp in household of William Delp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eulah Brockway in household of Nathan A Brockway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Brockway in household of Nathan A Brockway, "United States Census, 1910"

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