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Lizzie Adelle Boyce Despain
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1869
Granite
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1936
Chino Valley
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA

When Lizzie was four years old, her parents moved to Old Granite at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Her father hauled ore from Alta, a mining camp in the top of the Wasatch Mountains, to the smelter at the mouth of the canyon. By leaving at six in the morning, they would arrive home at eight or ten at night with good luck in the summer time. In the winter over the snowy roads, it would be much later.

"At the age of eight years, we moved to Granite. My father started farming, specializing in fruit raising. I was the oldest of the family, so was chore boy and my father's right hand man. My mother died when I was ten years old and my father married Ella Despain. When I was 19 years old, I married Oscar Newell Despain, Ella's brother, and we commenced building our home at Granite. As we had eleven children, most of my time was well spent between caring for them and doing the work of a farmer's wife."
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Boyce (1842 - 1923)
  Elizabeth Ann Keate Boyce (1842 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Oscar Newell Despain (1863 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Asael Oscar Despain (1891 - 1971)*
  Harold Dwight Despain (1893 - 1965)*
  Amy Lola Despain Sanders (1896 - 1990)*
  Glynn Elmer Despain (1899 - 1988)*
  Gladys Vivian Despain Judd (1901 - 1988)*
  Inez Viola Despain Porter (1903 - 2001)*
  Thelma Lavera Despain Richards (1905 - 1992)*
  Kenneth Boyce Despain (1906 - 1953)*
  Melvin Keate Despain (1910 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lizzie Adelle Boyce Despain (1869 - 1936)
  Eliza Content Boyce Quist (1872 - 1953)*
  Ida Lurena Boyce Winters (1874 - 1916)*
  James Boyce (1879 - 1879)*
  Ira John Boyce (1880 - 1961)**
  Mildred Eluna Boyce Baugh (1882 - 1928)**
  Benjamin Boyce (1884 - 1962)**
  Verna Maud Boyce Judd (1886 - 1965)**
  Mabel Clare Boyce Heiner (1888 - 1973)**
  Ella Jean Boyce Clark (1890 - 1963)**
  Joel Luther Boyce (1894 - 1979)**
  Dora Edith Boyce Whitaker (1896 - 1976)**
  Daniel Boyce (1898 - 1989)**
  Laronzo Boyce (1903 - 1990)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Prescott
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: L Despain
Record added: Jun 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27524709
Lizzie Adelle <i>Boyce</i> Despain
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 Added: May. 12, 2009
 
 
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