Thomas Boynton

14 August 1826–10 July 1895 (Age 68)
Bempton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Boynton was born on 14 August 1826, in Bempton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Boynton, was 33 and his mother, Ann Agars, was 30. He married Mary Kershaw on 5 July 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 10 July 1895, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Boynton
Eliza Fowler
Thomas Alfred Boynton
Eliza Ann Boynton
William Nicholson Boynton
Francis Wilson Boynton
Francis Boynton
John Henry Boynton

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 4
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 20
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bōfa + the connective particle -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tūn ‘settlement’.History: John Boynton emigrated from England to Salem, MA, 1638.

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

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Mary Kershaw Blamires Boynton, born 26February 1829 in Yorkshire, (Warley or Worley) England was the daughter of Titus and Harriet Pickles Kershaw. We do not know anything of her young life but about …

Sources (35)

  • Thomas Boynton in household of Josepth Sampson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thos Boyington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Boynton in entry for William Nicholson Boynton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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