Thomas Henry Boyce

19 July 1859–30 October 1915 (Age 56)
Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Boyce was born on 19 July 1859, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Boyce, was 34 and his mother, Phoebe Spiers, was 33. He married Clarissa Eliza Selck on 25 May 1886, in Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 30 October 1915, in Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

Photos and Memories (22)

Do you know Thomas Henry? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Boyce
Clarissa Eliza Selck
Marriage: 25 May 1886
William Henry Boyce
George Franklin Boyce
Eliza Cordella Boyce
Ivy Irene Boyce
Clarence Lyle Boyce
Ernest Leslie Boyce
Irving Boyce
Reed Smoot Boyce
Louie Eileen Boyce
Thomas Rulon Boyce

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1886Bingham, Idaho, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 16
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    William Boyce History

    WILLIAM BOYCE HISTORY William Boyce was born September 23, 1824 in Canandaigua, New York. His parents were George and Ann Geldard Boyes. Little is known of his boyhood days but it is supposed that …

    Sources (83)

    • Henry Boyce in household of William Boyce, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Boyce, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Henry Boise in household of William Boise, "United States Census, 1870"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.