Richard Barton Boyer

Brief Life History of Richard Barton

Richard Barton Boyer was born on 16 April 1873, in Bell, Texas, United States. He had at least 1 son with Kathryn May Campbell. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Fisher, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 1 August 1951, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Richard Barton Boyer
Kathryn May Campbell
Lawrence Allen Boyer

Sources (2)

  • Dick B Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • D B Boyer in entry for Larence Allen Boyer, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1881: Taylor, Texas, United States. [Spreads across Jones and Taylor counties]

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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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