John Boyce

22 February 1842–1 December 1923 (Age 81)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Boyce was born on 22 February 1842, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin Boyce, was 29 and his mother, Susannah Content Judd, was 26. He married Elizabeth Ann Keate on 18 December 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Granite, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 1 December 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Boyce
Ella Eugenia Despain
Marriage: 30 January 1879
Ira John Boyce
Mildred Eluna Boyce
Benjamin Boyce
Verna Maud Boyce
Mabel Clare Boyce
Ella Jean Boyce
Joel Luther Boyce
Dora Edith Boyce
E Daniel Boyce
Leona Elizabeth Boyce
Laron A Boyce

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  • Marriage
    30 January 1879Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Iowa, United States 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (mainly Donegal): of Norman origin, a habitational name from from one or more places in Normandy named with Old French bois ‘wood, grove’, especially Bois-Arnault and Bus-Saint-Rémy (Eure), and Bosc-le-Hard (Seine-Maritime), each of which is known to have given its name to an aristocratic Norman family in England. The name was taken by the Normans from England to Ireland, where it was also adopted to Anglicize Irish Ó Buadhaigh (see Bogue ).English: variant of Bush , influenced by Old French bois in 1 above, or else a translation of this term.Americanized form of French Bois .

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

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    Sources (63)

    • John Boyce, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John in entry for Daniel Boyce and Jennie Echo Beery, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Boyce in entry for Benjamin Boyce, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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