Kathryn Grace Boyd

18 February 1913–3 July 2004 (Age 91)
Swatara, Aitkin, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Kathryn Grace

When Kathryn Grace Boyd was born on 18 February 1913, in Swatara, Aitkin, Minnesota, United States, her father, William M Boyd, was 18 and her mother, Pearl Inez Young, was 21. She married Paul Edwin Nystrom on 28 September 1935, in Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Macville Township, Aitkin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 July 2004, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Paul Edwin Nystrom
Kathryn Grace Boyd
Marriage: 28 September 1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1935Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1915 · Arrowrock Dam built
    Age 2
    In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 3
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 24
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    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 (17)

    • Katherine Boyd in household of Athie Young, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Kathryn Boyd in household of David B Heath, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Kathryn Nystrom in household of Edwin Nystrom, "United States Census, 1940"

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