John Boice

24 May 1846–22 February 1865 (Age 18)
Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Boice was born on 24 May 1846, in Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, John Boyce, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Barzee, was 24. He lived in Irish Hollow, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 22 February 1865, in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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John Boyce
Mary Ann Barzee
Chester Boice
Martin Calvin Boice Sr.
John Boice
Daniel David Boice
Elizabeth Ann Boyce
Albert Myron Boyce
Alphretta Lamanite Boice
Joseph Young Boyce
Elijah Boyce
Elisha Lorenzo Boice

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 2
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
Age 4
Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
1855 · First schoolhouse built
Age 9
A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Boyce .

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

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Sources (13)

  • John Boyce in household of John Boyce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jno Boice in household of Jno Boice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Boyce in entry for John Boyce and Polly Ann Berzee, "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958"

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