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Edward Melvin Boyer
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1877
Clark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1974
Kingman
Kingman County
Kansas, USA

One of Kingman's oldest residents, Ed Boyer, 98, died Sunday, March 10, at Community Hospital. Funeral services were at Livingston Chapel Wednesday with Rev. Gerald Martin officiating. Burial was in the Cleveland Cemetery.

Edward Melvin Boyer was born September 25, 1875, in Mason Co., Ill. He was married to Ella Koppisch October 2, 1899; she died April 14, 1934. He farmed near Rago until moving to Kingman in 1916.

For a number of years he had a large truck garden, and kept many Kingman families supplied with garden produce.

His surviving children are 2 sons, Marvin of Wichita and Paul of Towanda; and four daughters, Georgina Sterling and Ella Milburn of Kingman, Bessie Stauffer of Hutchinson and Nellie Adams of Enid.

There is also a surviving sister, Mrs. Mae Steele of Halstead and thirty-two grandchildren.

Leader Courier March 15, 1974

It is said that Edward did not want any names or dates on the tombstone,but his son-in-law talked him into at least putting the names on it. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Peter Boyer (1851 - 1928)
  Eleanor Boyer Boyer (1856 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Amelia Koppisch Boyer (1879 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Lillian E. Boyer (1898 - 1910)*
  Helen Grace Boyer Bish (1901 - 1959)*
  Marie Eleanor Boyer Barker/Lehman (1902 - 1952)*
  Florence Boyer Gillen (1904 - 1959)*
  Ella May Boyer Milburn (1906 - 1983)*
  Bessie Lizzie Boyer Stauffer (1909 - 1989)*
  Cecil James Boyer (1909 - 1956)*
  Nellie Pauline Boyer Cole Adams (1911 - 1994)*
  George Boyer (1914 - 1914)*
  Georgina Anna Boyer Sterling (1914 - 1984)*
  Violet Ruth Boyer (1916 - 1916)*
  Karl Louis Boyer (1917 - 1969)*
  Marvin Robert Boyer (1919 - 2009)*
  Paul Alvin Boyer (1922 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Seymour Boyer (1875 - 1958)*
  Edward Melvin Boyer (1877 - 1974)
  Hattie Mae Boyer Steele (1880 - 1982)*
  Earl Cleotious Boyer (1884 - 1948)*
  William Henry Boyer (1893 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cleveland Cemetery
Cleveland
Kingman County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 207 Lot # 2
 
Created by: Pat Robinson Boyer
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56370175
Edward Melvin Boyer
Added by: Pat Robinson Boyer
 
Edward Melvin Boyer
Added by: Pat Robinson Boyer
 
Edward Melvin Boyer
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Added by: Michael Reiter
 
 
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My GG Grandfather
- Michele Gill- Graves
 Added: May. 1, 2012

- Mary Boyer-Davidson
 Added: Aug. 8, 2010

- Pat Robinson Boyer
 Added: Aug. 7, 2010
 
 
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