Boyd Extine Wilcox

Male2 September 1859–3 November 1895

Brief Life History of Boyd Extine

When Boyd Extine Wilcox was born on 2 September 1859, in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Allen Wilcox, was 40 and his mother, Martha Bolton Parker, was 39. He married Mary Sophronia Dayton on 4 November 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 3 November 1895, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Boyd Extine Wilcox
Mary Sophronia Dayton
Marriage: 4 November 1880
Mary Malinda Wilcox
Loran Boyd Wilcox
Helen Charlotta Wilcox
Grantley Edwin Wilcox
Elbert Lamar Wilcox
Samuel Moroni Wilcox
Henry Freeman Wilcox
Silas Dean Wilcox

Sources (37)

  • Boyd Wilcox in household of Saml Wilcox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Boyd Wilcox in entry for Hyrum J Esterholdt and Helen C Wilcox Sparks, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Boyd Wilcox in household of Martha Wilcox, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

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

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    Age 8

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 11

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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    BOYD EXTINE WILCOX 1859 - 1895

    Boyd was born in Hamburg, Iowa, September 2, 1860, the eleventh child of Samuel Allen …

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