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Benjamin Boyce
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1812
Leeds
Ontario, Canada
Death: Aug. 18, 1846
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Married Susannah Content Judd 8 Feb 1836.

Benjamin was a policeman in Nauvoo Illinois.
He was kidnapped by Missourians.
Benjamin Boyce was one of the men that was taken by a mob to Missouri and whipped with hickory writhes until nearly dead, from the effects of which he never entrily recovered and which caused his death some months later. John at this time was about four years old. This left John's mother Susannah without any one of her own to look after her. A little girl was born some months after - Susan. There was a boy born before John his name was Alma he was drowned when about three years of age. Ira Hinkley one of Grandma Boyces nephews a boy about 17 yrs old, hearing of his aunts condition came back from Winter Quarters and drove their team to W. Q. This kindness she fully appreciated. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susannah Content Judd Day (1815 - 1880)
 
 Children:
  John Boyce (1842 - 1923)*
  Susan Content Boyce Judd (1846 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pisgah Cemetery
Thayer
Union County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: L Despain
Record added: Nov 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31238465
Benjamin Boyce
Added by: L Despain
 
Benjamin Boyce
Added by: Virginia Bates Horvath
 
 
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