Almyra Jane Joy

9 January 1876–29 August 1915 (Age 39)
South Berwick, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Almyra Jane

When Almyra Jane Joy was born on 9 January 1876, in South Berwick, York, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Boston Joy, was 32 and her mother, Almira J. Fitzgerald, was 30. She married Everett Allen Chadbourne on 2 January 1904, in North Berwick, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 29 August 1915, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Everett Allen Chadbourne
Almyra Jane Joy
Marriage: 2 January 1904
Gordon Chadbourne

Spouse and Children

2 January 1904
North Berwick, York, Maine, United States


    Gordon Chadbourne


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Boston Joy


    Almira J. Fitzgerald




    Willard Jay


    Joseph Elmer Joy


    John Albert Joy



    Mercy Joy


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle English, Old French joie, joye. In some cases it may derive from a personal name (normally borne by women) of this origin, which was in sporadic use during the Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myra Jay in household of Joseph Jay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Myra J Joy in household of Joseph B Joy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myra J. Chadbourne, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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