Frances Elizabeth Boyd

7 November 1874–7 December 1955 (Age 81)
Texas, United States

The Life of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth Boyd was born on 7 November 1874, in Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Boyd, was 27 and her mother, Rebecca Catherine Wood, was 28. She married Henry Harrison Vinson II in 1897, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 December 1955, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Potosi, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harrison Vinson II
Frances Elizabeth Boyd
Marriage: 1897
Robert Lee Vinson Sr
James Willard Vinson
Dow Vinson
Minnie Bell Vinson
Charlie Clay Vinson
Thomas Buster Vinson
Daniel Avery Vinson
Joel Roscoe Vinson
John Riley Vinson
Herman B. Vinson

Spouse and Children

Texas, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Boyd


    Rebecca Catherine Wood




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Lizzie Vincen in household of Henry H Vincen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Francis E Vinson in household of Roscoe Vinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis E Vinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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