Volney Oliver Boyd

28 November 1911–20 July 1986 (Age 74)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Volney Oliver

When Volney Oliver Boyd was born on 28 November 1911, in Colorado, United States, his father, William Austin Boyd, was 36 and his mother, Alice Stevenson, was 37. He married Leona Myrtle Weston on 23 June 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Walsenburg, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 18 South Price, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 20 July 1986, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Volney Oliver Boyd
Leona Myrtle Weston
Marriage: 23 June 1934
Dennis Allen Boyd

Spouse and Children

23 June 1934


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · The Bonneville Speed Way

Age 1

The Bonneville Speedway is located northeast of Wendover, Utah and is part of the Bonneville Salt Flats Race Track. The Bonneville Speedway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being the venue for numerous land speed records.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Volney Boyd in household of William A Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Volney O Boyd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • V O Boyd, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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