Mary Boyd

1840–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Boyd was born in 1840, in Illinois, United States, her father, Stephen Boyd, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Seraphine Rinehart, was 23. She lived in Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Boyd
1804–1873
Elizabeth Seraphine Rinehart
1817–1862
Elizabeth Boyd
1837–1907
Mary Boyd
1840–
John Matthias Boyd
1841–
Isaac Boyd
1843–
Emily Jane Boyd
1849–1932
Catherine Boyd
1851–1893
Phebe J Emberling
1851–
Allen Boyd
1853–1933

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 8

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1871

Age 31

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Mary Boyd in household of Stephen Boyd, "United States Census, 1860"

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