Margaret Ann Boyes

Brief Life History of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Boyes was born on 12 April 1840, in Redford, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, George Boyes, was 45 and her mother, Ann Geldard, was 42. She married Milo Andrus on 15 February 1857, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in O'Connor, Greeley, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Ora, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 1 October 1901, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milo Andrus
Margaret Ann Boyes
Marriage: 15 February 1857
Isadore Andrus
Hyrum Andrus
Mansfield Andrus
Brigham Boyes Andrus
Horace Andrus
Margaret Ann Andrus
Joseph Boyce Andrus
Benjamin Boyce Andrus
Charlotte Eveline Andrus

Sources (42)

  • Margaret Andrus, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Ann Boyce Andrus, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Margaret M Boyce, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

World Events (8)

1841 · The Nauvoo Legion

In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.


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


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

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire) and Irish: variant of Boy , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

English and Scottish: variant of Boyce .

In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of French Bois .

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

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Letter transcribed from scanned copy from William Harrison Homer, Jr. (1875-1964) to Ruth Homer (1892-1973). Spelling errors are intact

Cody, Wyoming February 25, 1962 Dear Sister Ruth: Roy’s cheerful letter of January 8 was gladly received. We all enjoyed the family news. I started to comply with his request to furnish the facts a …

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