Melvina A. Boyea

1876–1957 (Age 81)
Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Melvina A.

When Melvina A. Boyea was born in 1876, in Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, her father, Louis Noah Boyea, was 45 and her mother, Catherine Adeline Tarjeft, was 40. She married George Edward Jarvis on 4 June 1906, in Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Aloha Township, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died in 1957, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States.

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George Edward Jarvis
Melvina A. Boyea
Marriage: 4 June 1906
Nada M Jarvis
Floyd M Jarvis
Wilson Joseph Jarvis

Spouse and Children

4 June 1906
Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bouyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mulvina Jarvis in household of Adeline Boyea, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Melvina Jarvis in household of George E Jarvis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malvina Jarvis in household of George E Jarvis, "United States Census, 1920"

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