James Boyer

1840–Male
Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of James

When James Boyer was born in 1840, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Boyer, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Sample, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Boyer
1796–1878
Elizabeth "Betsy" Sample
1800–1843
Joseph Henry Boyer
1822–1875
Mary "Polly" Boyer
1822–1855
Thomas B. Boyer
1827–
Joseph N. Boyer
Thompson B. Boyer
1825–1893
John B Boyer
1830–
Washington Boyer
1838–1892
James Boyer
1840–

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 8

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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