When Alexander Boyack was born on 16 May 1833, in Mains of Melgund, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Boyack Sr., was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Mealmaker, was 28. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1855 and lived in Strathmartine, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 30 June 1916, in United States, at the age of 83.
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.
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 …
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