Peter Fenton Boyack Sr

15 May 1844–3 April 1924 (Age 79)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter Fenton

When Peter Fenton Boyack Sr was born on 15 May 1844, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Boyack Sr., was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 39. He married Rachel Emeline Hicks on 5 April 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland in 1851. He registered for military service in 1913. He died on 3 April 1924, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Fenton Boyack Sr
Rachel Emeline Hicks
Marriage: 5 April 1869
Rachel Emeline Boyack
Martha Ann Boyack
Peter Fenton Boyack Jr
Elizabeth Boyack
John Moore Boyack
Thomas Boyack
Catherine Boyack
Caroline Boyack
Wells Boyack
Jessie Boyack
Ida Boyack

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 3
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    Age 21
    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.

    Sources (35)

    • Peter Boyack in household of Elizabeth Boyack, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter F. Boyack in entry for Elizabeth Boyack Young, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Peter Boyack, "United States Census, 1870"

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