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Gabriel Boyer[1]

Male 1772 - 1827  (54 years)


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  • Name Gabriel Boyer  [2
    Born 5 Oct 1772  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1827  Germantown, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hood Cemetery, Germantown, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7395  Main
    Last Modified 20 May 2006 

    Father John Boyer, "Revolutionary War",   b. Abt 1750, Oley Twp. Berks Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1814, Bristol Twp., Philadelphia Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Smith,   d. 19 Oct 1834, Germantown, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Wilson,   b. 10 Jan 1780, Abington, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1879  (Age 99 years) 
    Children 
    +1. James Smith Boyer,   b. 24 Jan 1804, Bristol Twp., Philadelphia Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1864  (Age 60 years)
    +2. John Wilson Boyer,   b. 19 Oct 1796,   d. 24 Jul 1887  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Anna Boyer
    +4. Katharine Boyer, "Kate"
    +5. Margaret Boyer,   b. 1814,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Rebecca Boyer,   b. 1818,   d. 25 Oct 1873  (Age 55 years)
    +7. Jeannette Boyer, "Janet"
    Last Modified 20 May 2006 
    Family ID F2803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jun 1827 - Germantown, PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hood Cemetery, Germantown, Philadelphia Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    American Boyers - Exerpts from 1915 edition
    American Boyers - Exerpts from 1915 edition

  • Notes 
    • From "American Boyers":

      "3- AG13 Gabriel Boyer, b. Oct. 5, 1772, d. June 26, 1827, Germantown, Pa. Like his father, he was a powerful man.  He came to work in Germantown on a farm owned by his mother's sister, Mrs. Margaret (Smith) Bloyd.  His mother had a third sister, Catherine, the wife of Thomas Wilson, whose daughter Margaret he later married.  Boyer Street and Bloyd Street in Germantown are named after them.  The old house stood on Boyer Street.  Farmer. His will was made Apr. 19, 1827, and was probated Aug. 23, 1827; recorded in Book 9, page 84, at Philadelphia.  The will of his brother David Boyer (3-AG19) was made and probated on the same dates; recorded in Book 9, page 85.  Gabriel married Margaret Wilson, b. Jan. 10, 1780, Abington, PA d. Feb 22, 1879.  Both are buried at Hood Cemetery, Germantown, Philadelphia Co., Pa. Children: James S., John W., Anna, Katharine, Margaret, Rebecca, and Jeannette. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1357] American Boyers, Donald Arthur Boyer, Historian, (7th Edition, Published 1984, 990 East Philadelphia Street, York, PA 17403), p. 632 (Reliability: 0).