Saturday, February 04, 2012

Surname Saturday : Boyer / Borror

The BOYER/BORROR surname is in Corinne's maternal line.  The origins of the surname appear to be German, and spelling changed from Borror to Boyer.

Stories and history: 

Ahnentafel # 53: Louisa Jane Boyer (1840-1940).  Louisa was born March 25, 1840 in Indiana.  Louisa married Miles Chevalier/Chivlare (c1827-1881) on November 6, 1859 in Warrick County, Indiana.  Miles was born circa 1827 in France, according to census records.  They raised four children in Warrick County, Indiana. Miles died May 25, 1881 in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana.  Louisa died July 8, 1904 in Warrick County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 106: Christopher C. Boyer (1821-1899).  Christopher was born November 25, 1821 in Jackson Township, Franklin County, Ohio.  He married Nancy Ann McCool (1821-bet1866/70) on May 18, 1841 in Warrick County, Indiana.  Nancy was born in 1821 in Kentucky.  They raised 11 children in Warrick County, Indiana.  Christopher married secondly to the widow Amanda Fuquay (1840-     ).  They had 5 children.  Christopher died August 22, 1899 in Anderson Township, Warrick County, Indiana and is buried in the Frisbie Cemetery, Yankeetown, Warrick County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 212 : Martin Boyer/Borror (c1783-1852).  Martin was born circa 1783 in Hardy County, Virginia.  He married Anna Bennett (1795-1875) on August 26, 1816 in Franklin County, Ohio.  Anna was born January 1795 in Hardy County, Virginia.  They raised 11 children in Franklin County, Ohio and Warrick County, Indiana.  Anna died May 15, 1875 in Warrick County, Indiana.  Martin died August 1852 in Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 424: Jacob Boyer/Borror (1763-1804).  Jacob was born in 1763 in Moorefield, Hardy County, Virginia.  He married Magdalene Strader (1767-1838) circa 1788 in Virginia.  They raised 7 children.  Magdalene died September 15, 1838 in Jackson Township, Franklin County, Ohio.  Jacob died June 2, 1804 in North Mill Creek, Hardy County, Virginia.

Ahnentafel # 848: Jacob Borror.  Jacob was born in Germany.

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