Joseph Brown Boyden

6 August 1807–30 April 1868 (Age 60)
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph Brown

When Joseph Brown Boyden was born on 6 August 1807, in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elisha Boyden, was 46 and his mother, Dorcas Brown, was 29. He married Octavia Thoropp Clapp on 1 March 1841. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1865 and Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1868. He died on 30 April 1868, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Brown Boyden
1807–1868
Octavia Thoropp Clapp
1818–1879
Marriage: 1 March 1841
Charles Otis Boyden
1842–1898
Arthur Frank Boyden
1847–1850
George Goodwin Boyden
1844–1845
Arthur Franklin Boyden
1850–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1841
children

(4)

    Charles Otis Boyden

    Male1842–1898Male

    George Goodwin Boyden

    Male1844–1845Male

    Male1847–1850Male

    Arthur Franklin Boyden

    Male1850–1891Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Bodin, a variant of Baudin ( see Baldwin ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph V Boyden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph B Boyden, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Joseph B Boyden, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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