Richard Dawson Boyes

1886–15 November 1951 (Age 65)
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Richard Dawson

When Richard Dawson Boyes was born in 1886, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Boyes, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Shields, was 31. He married Isabell Graham on 24 March 1913, in Alliston, New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. He died on 15 November 1951, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Richard Dawson Boyes
Isabell Graham
Marriage: 24 March 1913

Spouse and Children

24 March 1913
Alliston, New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Ann Shields




    Jack Boyes


    Elizabeth Ellen Jane Boyce


    Nell <Boyes>


    Mary Melvilla Boys


    Gertrude Boyes


+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 0

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 20

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 48

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce .2 Americanized spelling of French Bois .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Richard Dawson Boyes, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Richard Dawson Boyes, "BillionGraves Index"

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