Emma Boys

27 June 1823–1890 (Age 66)
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Boys was born on 27 June 1823, in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Boys, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Hobbs, was 38. She married Eli Brazee Kelsey Sr. on 16 December 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died in 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jonathon Moreton
Emma Boys
Marriage: 19 July 1853
Ellen Rebecca Moreton
William Boys Moreton
Cureton B Moreton
Jonathan Moreton
Jonathan Boys Moreton
Amos Boys Moreton

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  • Marriage
    19 July 1853
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 10
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Boyce and Boyes .Probably also an Americanized form of French Bois .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Emma Moreton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emma Hobbs in entry for John B. Moreton and Emma M. Ivie, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emma Hobbs in entry for William Boys Moreton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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