Elizabeth Boyack

15 April 1838–30 January 1916 (Age 77)
Mains of Melgund, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Boyack was born on 15 April 1838, in Mains of Melgund, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Boyack Sr., was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 32. She married Robert McKell or McKail on 9 February 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 30 January 1916, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert McKell or McKail
1824–1903
Elizabeth Boyack
1838–1916
Marriage: 9 February 1856
Robert Wilson McKell
1856–1921
Henry James McKell
1858–1936
Elizabeth Ann McKell
1860–1860
Mary McKell
1860–1860
Louisa Stewart McKell
1860–1889
Ellen Robena McKell
1862–1951
William Boyack Mckell
1864–1936
Emma Jane McKell
1866–1925
Margaret Ann McKell
1868–1956
David Alexander McKell
1870–1951
John Edward McKell
1873–1896
Joseph Gibson McKell
1875–1963
Lucy May McKell
1877–1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
    Age 5
    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Angus): habitational name from a lost place in Angus. It has been recorded in Scotland since the 16th century.Americanized form of Polish Bojak: unexplained.

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

    Story Highlight

    Robert McKell and Elizabeth Boyack Life Sketch

    Robert McKell wrote his own life story up to the year 1850 as follows. Our children, since they have grown up, have asked their mother and me many times where we came from and what we were in the old …

    Sources (28)

    • Elisth Mc Kell in household of Robt Mc Kell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Boyack in entry for Joseph Gibson Mckell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Mckell in household of Robert Mckell, "United States Census, 1900"

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