Charles W. Boyd

15 April 1877–15 September 1966 (Age 89)
Oregon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles W.

When Charles W. Boyd was born on 15 April 1877, in Oregon, Missouri, United States, his father, James Fletcher Boyd, was 21 and his mother, Mariah Wilson, was 21. He lived in Goebel Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Piney Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 September 1966, in Alton, Oregon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Smith Cemetery, Piney Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States.

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 24

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

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

Sources (3)

  • Charley Boyd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C W Boyd in household of J T Boyd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C W Boyd, "United States Census, 1930"

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