Miriam J Boyer

7 November 1900–30 March 1980 (Age 79)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Miriam J

When Miriam J Boyer was born on 7 November 1900, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel John Boyer, was 28 and her mother, Sarah E. Demmy, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Russell Zentymeyer. She lived in North Lebanon Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 March 1980, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hershey, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Russell Zentymeyer
Miriam J Boyer
Richard B Zentmeyer

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    Richard B Zentmeyer


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    Sarah E. Demmy





    George M Boyer


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Miriam J Boyer in household of Samuel J Boyer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Miriam J Boyer in household of S John Boyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Miriam Zentmeyer in household of Russell Zentmeyer, "United States Census, 1940"

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