Charles Boyden

Male2 December 1817–20 November 1888

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Boyden was born on 2 December 1817, in Milford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Boyden, was 41 and his mother, Mary Lindop, was 23. He married Sarah Cornes on 4 March 1841, in Betley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1860 and lived in Betley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1880, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as farmer in Morgan, Utah, United States. He died on 20 November 1888, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Boyden
Sarah Cornes
Marriage: 4 March 1841
John Boyden
Baby Boy Boyden
Fanny Boyden
Emma Louisa Boyden
Mary Ann Boyden
William Henry Boyden
Orson Boyden
Baby Boyden

Sources (45)

  • Charles Boyden, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Charles Boyden, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Charles Boyden, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1841Betley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    Age 8

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 19

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Bodin, a variant of ancient Germanic Baudin, or uncertain origin.

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

    Story Highlight

    Charles Boyden 1817 – 1888

    Paternal Great-Grandfather of William Gerald Whittier by Barbara Dickson Whittier Charles Boyden was born to John Boyden and Mary Lindop in Milford, Staffordshire, England. He was the fourth child an …

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