Marian Boys

3 August 1889–
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Marian

When Marian Boys was born on 3 August 1889, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, George Boyce, was 46 and her mother, Nancy Smith, was 38.

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Family Time Line

George Boyce
Nancy Smith
Edward George Boyce
Cora E Boyce
Mable Boyce
Marian Boys
May Boyce
William James Boyce

Parents and Siblings

    George Boyce


    Nancy Smith




    Edward George Boyce


    Cora E Boyce


    Mable Boyce



    May Boyce


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce .2 Americanized spelling of French Bois .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • May Boyce in household of George Boyce, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marian Boys, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Marian Boys, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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