Maybelle Pearl Boyd

14 September 1901–6 January 1986 (Age 84)
Shirley, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Maybelle Pearl

When Maybelle Pearl Boyd was born on 14 September 1901, in Shirley, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, William Anderson Boyd, was 47 and her mother, Anna May Ross, was 41. She married Carleton Walter Kruse on 29 July 1933, in Iowa, United States. She lived in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 January 1986, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carleton Walter Kruse
Maybelle Pearl Boyd
Marriage: 29 July 1933

Spouse and Children

29 July 1933
Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Anderson Boyd


    Anna May Ross




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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 24

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

  • Maybelle P Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mable P Boyd in household of William A Boyd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maybelle B Kruse in household of Carlton W Kruse, "United States Census, 1940"

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