Clell Crittenden Boyer

10 November 1911–21 May 1995 (Age 83)
Chelsea, Tama, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Clell Crittenden

When Clell Crittenden Boyer was born on 10 November 1911, in Chelsea, Tama, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Elmer Boyer, was 44 and his mother, Carrie Adaline Crittenden, was 46. He had at least 1 son with Alta McElwain. He died on 21 May 1995, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maplewood Memorial Cemetery, Crown Point, Center Township, Lake, Indiana, United States.

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Clell Crittenden Boyer
Alta McElwain
Clell Boyer Jr.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 1
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 2
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum
Age 23
The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

French: regional variant of Bouvier ‘herdsman’. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Bouyea and Boyea .Altered form of German Bayer or Beyer .German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hanover).

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

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Sources (9)

  • Clell Bayer in household of Charles Bayer, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William H Boyer in household of Chas E Boyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clell C. Boyer, "Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996"

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