Eben Moody Boynton

23 July 1840–10 March 1927 (Age 86)
Harrisville, Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Eben Moody

When Eben Moody Boynton was born on 23 July 1840, in Harrisville, Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, Alfred Methusaleh Boynton, was 33 and his mother, Abigail Minott Moody, was 29. He married Anna Bartlett Gale on 1 May 1872, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died on 10 March 1927, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.

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Eben Moody Boynton
Anna Bartlett Gale
Marriage: 1 May 1872
Catherine Coker Boynton
Alice Bartlett Gale Boynton
Abigail Moody Boynton
Ethel Howe May Boynton
Anna Bartlett Boynton

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World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
Age 20
Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 20
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bōfa + the connective particle -ing-denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tūn ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (26)

  • Ebenezer Brynton in household of Alfred Brynton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eben Boynton in household of Catherine G Coker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eben M Boynton in household of Catharine G Coker, "United States Census, 1870"

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