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Family: George Washington Boyer / Gwendolen Alice Reese, "Alice" (F64)

m. 11 Apr 1887


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  • George Washington BoyerFather | Male
    George Washington Boyer

    Born  21 Feb 1848  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Jan 1926  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  19 Jan 1926  Greenmount Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  11 Apr 1887  [1, 2]  Olney, Philadelphia, PA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Mary Whitehead | F1246 
    Married  25 Apr 1901  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Boyer | F1248 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Unknown | F1248 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Gwendolen Alice Reese, "Alice"

    Born  1859-1860  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1897  Olney, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Feb 1897  Greenmount Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Reese | F3561 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Gwendolen Powell | F3561 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Edith Ruth Boyer

    Born  13 Feb 1888  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Oct 1888  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  16 Oct 1888  Greenmount Cemetery, Phila, PA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Mabel Gwendolen Boyer

    Born  19 Oct 1889   
    Christened  22 Jun 1890   
    Died  19 Dec 1900  Olney, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  22 Dec 1900  Greenmount Cemetery, Phila, PA Find all individuals with events at this location

    George Washington Boyer, Jr.Child 3 | Male
    George Washington Boyer, Jr.

    Born  22 Jun 1892  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Dec 1977  Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bismarck Cemetery, Quentin, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Freda M. Straub | F1247 
    Married     
    Spouse  Marge D. | F2644 
    Married  Abt 1963   

    Wilbur Russell BoyerChild 4 | Male
    + Wilbur Russell Boyer

    Born  7 Dec 1896  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Jun 1985  Ft. Myers, FL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Cold Spring Harbor Cemetery, (next to a Presbyterian church), Cape May, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Mary Carlin | F54 
    Married  24 Oct 1916  Elkton, MD Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Documents
    Boyer - Reese Marriage
    Boyer - Reese Marriage
    Mabel Gwendolyn Boyer - Baptism
    Mabel Gwendolyn Boyer - Baptism
    Church Records
    Church of the Advent (Episcopal)
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    22 Jun 1890

    Source Citation
    Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 224

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

    Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
    Edith Ruth Boyer - Baptism
    Edith Ruth Boyer - Baptism
    Church of the Advent (Episcopal) records
    Philadelphia, Pa
    10 Jun 1888 "Edith Ruth Boyer"
    Birthplace "Feb 13, 1888"
    Parents "George W Boyer, Gwendolen Alice Boyer"
    Sponsor or Witness "Ruth Reese"

    Source Citation
    Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 224

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

    Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

    Methodist Church Records. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Eastern Pennsylvania United Methodist Church Commission on Archives and History.
    Edith Ruth Boyer - Death Certificate
    Edith Ruth Boyer - Death Certificate
    Mabel G. Boyer - Death Certificate
    Mabel G. Boyer - Death Certificate

  • Notes  Married:
    • From the marriage record p.280 : Married Monday April 11, 1887 at 455 N. 7th St. George Washington Boyer age 37, residence Olney, Phila. Parents Jacob & Margaret Boyer. Gwendolen Alice Reese age 29, residence 457 Marshall St.. Parents Thomas & Gwendolen Reese. Signature of Clergyman: R. Boroden Shepherd (no witnesses shown in register) [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1598] Marriage License Index 1885 - 1916, Orphan's Court - Philadelphia, Reese Gwendolen A (Boyer) Year 1887 F License #10233.

    2. [S1649] Philadelphia Marriage Records, (online: http://sharing.ancestry.com/1925332?h=9faf23&e=d2VuZG94eUBhdHQubmV0), "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DZ5Q-JLJ?cc=1388247&wc=M6P3-Y29%3A10548501%2C10937301 : 21 May 2014), 1885-1916 > R > image 57 of 279; citing Clerk.

    3. [S1649] Philadelphia Marriage Records, (online: http://sharing.ancestry.com/1925332?h=9faf23&e=d2VuZG94eUBhdHQubmV0), p. 280.
      From the marriage record p.280 : Married Monday April 11, 1887 at 455 N. 7th St. George Washington Boyer age 37, residence Olney, Phila. Parents Jacob & Margaret Boyer. Gwendolen Alice Reese age 29, residence 457 Marshall St.. Parents Thomas & Gwendolen Reese. Signature of Clergyman: R. Boroden Shepherd (no witnesses shown in register)