Mary Ellen Boyer

12 August 1921–22 May 2007 (Age 85)
Falls Creek, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Boyer was born on 12 August 1921, in Falls Creek, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Garfield Boyer, was 41 and her mother, Mary Ellen Burkett, was 37. She lived in Sandy Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Ionia, West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States in 2001. She died on 22 May 2007, at the age of 85.

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Mary Ellen Boyer

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    Emma Estella Boyer


    Lena Mae Boyer



    Lewis Boyer


    Charles Boyer


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of German Bayer or Beyer .2 German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hannover).3 English: variant of Bowyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Boyer in household of S G Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Boyer in household of Samuel G Boyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Robbins in entry for Sgt 1st Class Maurice Irwin Boyer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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