Sylvanus Boyack

Brief Life History of Sylvanus

When Sylvanus Boyack was born on 21 March 1883, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, David Doig Boyack, was 36 and his mother, Aurelia Mayer Brimhall, was 24. He married Hilda Fredricka Berlin on 24 June 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1908 and lived in Butte, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Moore, Butte, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 8 May 1979, in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sylvanus Boyack
Hilda Fredricka Berlin
Marriage: 24 June 1914
Phyllis Boyack
Sylvia Boyack
Beryl Iona Boyack
Ray Milton Boyack
Nell Boyack

Sources (42)

  • Sylvanus Boyack, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sylvanus Boyack, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
  • Sylvanus Boyack, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries - 1895: Blaine, Idaho, United States; 1917: Butte, Idaho, United States


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

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