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William Alexander Quincy Boyce
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Birth: May 13, 1860
Mint Hill
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1925
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Note: One Daughter, Lula Grace [Boyce] Wilson not linked. In Laguna Beach, Orange, CA with spouse, George Wilson in 1940.
The Belle Banner - December 4, 1925
W. A. Q. Boyce was born at Mint Hill, Osage County, Missouri, May 13th, 1860, age 65 years, 6 months and 11 days. He had moved from his farm home on Little Tavern, near Myerstown, to Kansas City about eighteen months before his death. His death was directly due to Aortie Insufficency, following a brief attack of pneumonia.

He was married to Amanda E. Rowden, of Tavern, Missouri, to which union were born ten children, 3 sons having preceded him to the spirit world, namely: Benton, Earl and Rector, the later died in the United States Military Service during the world war. Besides his beloved companion, Mr. Boyce is survived by seven children, Mrs. Grace Wilson, Loguna Beach, California, Alfred O. Boyce, St. Paul, Minnisota, Buel A., Orlando, Archie, and Miss Estelle Boyce of Kansas City, Mrs. Mary Rollins, Dixon, also by twelve grandchildren (he has one grandchild dead) and one sister, Mrs. Mary Hollycross of Chamois, Missouri, and four brothers, S. L. and W. K. Boyce, of Jefferson City, J. S. Boyce of Versailles and Lem Boyce of Kansas City.

Mr. Boyce became a member of the Church of Christ at 23 years of age, at Smyrna, Maries County, where he continued to hold membership until he moved to Kansas City. He served Smyrna as an observer for many years, was a diligent church worker and a close Bible student. Though often misunderstood, as all principal people are, he was never completely discouraged. He was a member of the 26th and Spruce Streets Church while a resident in Kansas City.
He issued a newspaper at Aud, ...County, at one time, he also was a photographer for some years. His public service in connection with school, political and social things, and religious activities are well known to a wide acquaintance with his singular life. For a number of years he was a physical sufferer, yet without self complaint.

The mortal remains of Mr. Boyce were placed in Wheeler Church Cemetery, November 25, following fitted funeral services conducted by Evangelist Wm. Freedman Jones of Hancock, Missouri, in presence of a large crowd of relatives, brethren and friends of the deceased. Wm. Freedman Jones (From Contributor, Ellen)
Online DC #33212 shows William Alexander Quincy Boyce, born May 13, 1860 in Osage Co, MO. Married at death to Amanda E. Boyce. Parents listed as Thos. Jefferson Boyce, born KY and Mary Mathews, born Osage Co, MO. Died Nov 24, 1925 in Kansas City, 4145 Penn, from Cardiac Insufficiency and Lobar Pneumonia. Orland Boyce, same address informant on DC. Burial in Meta [Wheeler Cemetery] MO on Nov 25, 1925
Home in 1920: Miller, Maries, Missouri
William A Q Boyce 59 mar. Farmer MO
Amanda E Boyce 56 wf mar MO
William T Q Boyce 19 son sgl MO
Archie H J Boyce 15 son MO
Faris E Boyce 11 dau MO

Home in 1910: Miller, Maries, Missouri
William J Q Boyce 49 mar1 28y MO
Amanda E Boyce 47 wf mar1 10/8 ch MO
Rector G Boyce 19 son sgl MO
Alfred Boyce 17 son MO
Buel Boyce 14 son MO
Mary D Boyce 11 dau MO
Orland Boyce 9 son MO
Archie Boyce 6 son MO
Estelle Boyce 2 dau MO

Home in 1900: Crawford, Osage, Missouri
A Q Boyce 40 May 1860 mar 19y MO
Manda Boyce 36 wf Oct 1863 7/5 ch MO
Grace Boyce 12 dau Oct 1887 MO
Recter Boyce 9 son Jun 1890 MO
Alfred Boyce 7 son Apr 1893 MO
Buell Boyce 4 son Oct 1895 MO
Mary A Boyce 2 dau May 1898 MO
Mary Boyce 64 mother May 1836 wd 8/7 ch MO
Kenney Boyce 22 brother Oct 1877 sgl MO
Marriage, Maries Co, MO: Amanda E Rowden and W.A.Q. Boyse, both from Maries Co, MO married 17 Aug 1881 in Maries Co, MO. Wm. N. Rowden, father of Amanda E. Rowden consents to marriage.
Home in 1880: Crawford, Osage, MO
Thomas G. Boyse 48 mar. Farmer TN
Mary Boyse 44 wf mar. MO
John S. Boyse 23 son sgl MO
*William Q. Boyse 20 son sgl MO
Samuel L. Boyse 13 son MO
Lemuel W. Boyse 10 son MO
Mary E. Boyse 7 dau MO
James W. Boyse 2 son MO
August A. Davis 7 nephew MO
Flora L. Davis 4 niece MO

Home in 1870: Crawford, Osage, MO
Post Office: Linnwood
Jefferson Boyse 38 w/m TN
Mary A Boyse 34 f/w MO
Sarah F Boyse 15 f/w MO
John S Boyse 13 m/w MO
William Q Boyse 10 m/w MO
Samuel F Boyse 3 m/w MO
Lemuel W Boyse 5/12 m/w MO
Family links: 
  Thomas Jefferson Boyse (1832 - 1892)
  Amanda Emaline Rowden Boyce (1863 - 1949)*
  Benton D. Boyce (1883 - 1889)*
  Earl M. Boyce (1885 - 1889)*
  Rector Guy Boyce (1890 - 1918)*
  Alfred Omar Boyce (1893 - 1978)*
  Buell Ambrose Boyce (1895 - 1954)*
  Mary Dewey Boyce Rollins (1898 - 1984)*
  William Thomas Orlando Boyce (1900 - 1964)*
  Archie H. J. Boyce (1903 - 1993)*
  Estelle Farris Boyce Gates (1907 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Wheeler Cemetery
Maries County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Wanda
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60121398
William Alexander Quincy Boyce
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