William Boyer

1 January 1840–31 May 1914 (Age 74)
Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of William

When William Boyer was born on 1 January 1840, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, his father, George Boyer, was 33 and his mother, Bathsheba HURST, was 28. He married Mary Elizabeth Worthington on 8 March 1866, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Orville Township, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years and Orange Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 31 May 1914, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Boyer
1840–1914
Mary Elizabeth Worthington
1846–1918
Marriage: 8 March 1866
James T. Boyer
1867–1871
Alfred L. E. Boyer
1869–1869
Martha Ellen Boyer
1871–1948
Ryman Nathaniel Boyer
1873–1917
George Rallie Boyer
1886–1958

Spouse and Children

    Male1840–1914Male

    Mary Elizabeth Worthington

    Female1846–1918Female

MARRIAGE
8 March 1866
Appanoose, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    James T. Boyer

    Male1867–1871Male

    Alfred L. E. Boyer

    Male1869–1869Male

    Female1871–1948Female

    Ryman Nathaniel Boyer

    Male1873–1917Male

    Male1886–1958Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 6

Iowa is the 29th state.
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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Boyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Boyer, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • William Boyer, "United States Census, 1900"

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