Joseph Gibson Boyack

Male1 July 1842–21 October 1924

Brief Life History of Joseph Gibson

When Joseph Gibson Boyack was born on 1 July 1842, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Boyack Sr., was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 37. He married Jessie Archibald on 6 December 1861, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 21 October 1924, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gibson Boyack
Jessie Archibald
Marriage: 6 December 1861
Jessie Archibald Boyack
Joseph Gibson Boyack
Elizabeth Hislip Boyack
James Elmer Boyack
Christena Archibald Boyack
Hannah Boyack
Agnes Archibald Boyack
Robert Archibald Boyack
Alexander Archibald Boyack
Mary May Boyack
Margaret Ann Boyack

Sources (34)

  • Joseph Boyack for James E Boyack "Register of deaths", "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
  • Joseph G Boyack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Boyack in entry for Hannah Boyack Hales, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1861Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

    Age 1

    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 23

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    Wanda Hannah PEEL Beck's memory of Joseph Gibson BOYACK

    Behind the 3rd ward LDS church building in Spanish Fork. It as origionally Joseph Gibson Boyacks home. Their daughter and her husband, Mary May & Charles Wood lived with them in their later years. …

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