Isabella Eugénie Boyer

Female17 December 1841–12 May 1904

Brief Life History of Isabella Eugénie

When Isabella Eugénie Boyer was born on 17 December 1841, in Paris, Seine, France, her father, Louis Noël Boyer, was 27 and her mother, Pamela Lockwood, was 24. She married Isaac Merritt Singer on 13 June 1863, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St George Hanover Square, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 12 May 1904, in Paris, Seine, France, at the age of 62, and was buried in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Merritt Singer
Isabella Eugénie Boyer
Marriage: 13 June 1863
Adam Mortimer Singer
Princess Winaretta Eugenie Singer
Washington Merritt Grant Singer
Paris Eugene Singer
Isabelle Blanche Singer
Franklin Merritt Morse Singer

Sources (3)

  • Isabel E Singer in household of Isaac M Singer, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Isabella Eugenie Boyer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isabelle Eugenie Singer en el registro de Sir Mortimer Singer, "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1863New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 7

    Revolution. Second Republic. First laws on labor, the press and education.

    1858 · The Vision of Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes

    Age 17

    Bernadette Soubirous was a young woman that born in poverty on January 7, 1844 in Lourdes, France. She started having visions of a lady that would tell her to do different things such as drink from water that was under a rock. She was also instructed to tell priests to build a church. As time went on she was interrogated by the police and never denied what she saw. People come from all over to Lourdes, France.

    Name Meaning

    French: regional variant of Bouvier ‘herdsman’. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Bouyea and Boyea .

    Altered form of German Bayer or Beyer .

    German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hanover).

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Model for the Statue of Liberty.

    The Model for the Statue of Liberty. Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's model for the Statue of Liberty was the beautiful Frenchwoman Isabelle Boyer, who was first married to the American industrialist Isaa …

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