When William Mealmaker Boyack was born on 24 September 1840, in Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Boyack Sr., was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 35. He married Susan Duncan on 12 December 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Strathmartine, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 1 January 1879, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.
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.
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