Willard Buchanan Boyer

29 April 1908–2 July 1975 (Age 67)
Ellsinore, Carter, Missouri, United States

The Life of Willard Buchanan

When Willard Buchanan Boyer was born on 29 April 1908, in Ellsinore, Carter, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel G Boyer, was 28 and his mother, Phebe Ellen Gresham, was 24. He married Alta Lucille Longbottom on 28 October 1933, in Butler Township, Butler, Missouri, United States. He lived in Jackson Township, Carter, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 July 1975, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ellsinore, Carter, Missouri, United States.

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Willard Buchanan Boyer
Alta Lucille Longbottom
Marriage: 28 October 1933

Spouse and Children

28 October 1933
Butler Township, Butler, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 14

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.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Williard B Boyer in household of Sam G Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willard Bayer in household of Samuel Bayer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willard B Boyer in household of Samuel G Boyer, "United States Census, 1920"

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