Jeremiah Boyer

3 October 1854–7 February 1951 (Age 96)
Jennerstown, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

Jeremiah Boyer was born on 3 October 1854 as the son of Solomon Boyer and Frannie Speicher. He married Lovina Ream in April 1878. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roxbury, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 7 February 1951, in Jennerstown, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Ferndale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Boyer
1854–1951
Lovina Ream
1860–1938
Marriage: April 1878
Henry M. Boyer
1881–1930
William Boyer
1884–
Hannah Edith Boyer
1887–1908
Thomas I Boyer
1890–
Joseph E. Boyer
1892–

Spouse and Children

    Male1854–1951Male

    Lovina Ream

    Female1860–1938Female

MARRIAGE
April 1878
children

(5)

    Henry M. Boyer

    Male1881–1930Male

    William Boyer

    Male1884–Male

    Hannah Edith Boyer

    Female1887–1908Female

    Thomas I Boyer

    Male1890–Male

    Joseph E. Boyer

    Male1892–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Boyer

    MaleMale

    Frannie Speicher

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 9

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 27

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (2)

  • Jeremiah Boyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jerry Boyer in entry for Henry Or Harry M. Boyer and Elsie V. Gardner, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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