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
Elizabeth Boyack
Marriage: 9 February 1856
Robert Wilson McKell
Henry James McKell
Elizabeth Ann McKell
Mary McKell
Louisa Stewart McKell
Ellen Robena McKell
William Boyack Mckell
Emma Jane McKell
Margaret Ann McKell
David Alexander McKell
John Edward McKell
Joseph Gibson McKell
Lucy May McKell

Spouse and Children

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


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    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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