John Henry Boshard

19 April 1853–30 September 1923 (Age 70)
Wildberg, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Boshard was born on 19 April 1853, in Wildberg, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Caspar Bosshard, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Trachsler, was 33. He married Sarah Meredith Boyden on 27 January 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Ward 5 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 30 September 1923, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Boshard
Sarah Meredith Boyden
Marriage: 27 January 1886
Clarence Henry Boshard
James Rudolph Boshard
Mary Marie Elizabeth Boshard
Pauline Boshard
Casper Le Roy Boshard
Arnold V Boshard
Viola Meridith Boshard
Genevieve Boshard
Lenore Bushard
Hayden Boyden Boshard
Erma Elaine Boshard
Paul Lowell Boshard
Edna Boshard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Denver Becomes a City
    Age 8
    In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 19
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Gerda, Heinz, Kurt, Otto.Swiss German: variant of Bosshart .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (38)

    • J H Boshard in entry for Boshard, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Harry Boshard, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Harry in entry for Edward Oscar Dowe and Edna Boshard, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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