David Doig Boyack

21 March 1847–10 March 1931 (Age 83)
Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David Doig

When David Doig Boyack was born on 21 March 1847, in Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Boyack Sr., was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 41. He married Aurelia Mayer Brimhall on 4 December 1878, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1905 and Lost River, Butte, Idaho, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 10 March 1931, in Moore, Butte, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Doig Boyack
Aurelia Mayer Brimhall
Marriage: 4 December 1878
David Doig Boyack Jr
Sylvanus Boyack
Sarah Jane Boyack

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1878St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 7
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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

    History of David Doig Boyack (given to me by Nona Farmer) and typed as written

    James Boyack Sr. was born August 25, 1805 at Maine, Forforshire, Scotland. He was the son of William Boyack and Catherine Moody. In 1827 he married Elizabeth Mealmaker who was born April 30, 1805, a …

    Sources (29)

    • David Doig Boyack, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • David Doig Boyack, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • David Boyack in household of Elizabeth Boyack, "United States Census, 1860"

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