Bruce Boyer

Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bruce

When Bruce Boyer was born in 1892, in Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward D. Boyer, was 27 and his mother, Minnie A. Glessner, was 22. He lived in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Edward D. Boyer
Minnie A. Glessner
Carrie Blanche Boyer
Edith May Boyer
Bruce Boyer
Mae Boyer
Merle Tobias Boyer

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Bruce Boyer in household of Edward Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bruce A Boyer in household of Edward Boyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bruce Boyer in household of Edward Boyer, "United States Census, 1910"

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