John Martin Boyson

Brief Life History of John Martin

When John Martin Boyson was born on 7 May 1880, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Martin Christian Boyson, was 33 and his mother, Karren Marie Christensen, was 17. He married Margaret Adell Brandley on 10 April 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1911. He died on 10 July 1923, in Raymond, County of Warner No. 5, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 43, and was buried in Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond, County of Warner No. 5, Alberta, Canada.

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John Martin Boyson
Matilda Walton
Marriage: 20 December 1916
Lorelle Berryessa
Bert Walton Boyson
Mildred Boyson

Sources (28)

  • John Martin Boyson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Martin Boyson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • John Martin Boyson, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


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Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German, Danish, and Norwegian Boysen .

English: from the Middle English personal name Boie (Old English Boia) + -son.

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

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On His Way Rejoicing--The Life of John Martin Boyson

by Bert W. Boyson John Martin "Mart" Boyson, the first child of Martin Christian Boyson and Karen Marie Christensen, gave his first joyous cry in mortality in Richmond, Cache County, Utah on 7 May 188 …

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