Eugene Boyd

23 December 1923–20 September 1996 (Age 72)
Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eugene

When Eugene Boyd was born on 23 December 1923, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States, his father, Arland R Boyd, was 22 and his mother, Lena Boyd, was 18. He married Lola Myrtle Adams on 22 December 1945, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 20 September 1996, in Warsaw, Wayne Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Clunette, Prairie Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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Eugene Boyd
Lola Myrtle Adams
Marriage: 22 December 1945
Linda Jean Boyd

Spouse and Children

22 December 1945
Wise, Virginia, United States


    Linda Jean Boyd


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 3

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

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 (3)

  • Eugene Boyd in household of Arlen Boyd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eugene Boyd, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Eugene Boyd in entry for Linda Jean Boyd, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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