Eugene Boyer1

M, b. circa 1843, d. 22 October 1892
Eugene Boyer, ca. 1890. Photo courtesy of Jane Kerner
     Eugene Boyer was born circa 1843 at Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.1,2 He was the son of William H. Boyer and Mary Ann O'Neill.1

     Eugene Boyer married Isadore Theresia Goldsmith on 13 October 1861 at Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.3,4 Eugene Boyer was a shoemaker in 1861 and 1880. At the time of his death he was a carpenter and builder.5,6 Eugene and Isadore had two daughters and four sons.5
     Eugene Boyer died on 22 October 1892 at Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan, USA, of drowning.7,6,8 He was buried at Quinnesec Cemetery, Dickinson, Michigan, USA.9
     Eugene's obituary was published in The Iron Range on 27 October 1892 at Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA.10


Migration-Tocirca 1848Ohio, USA, from Massachusetts11
Migration-Tosay 1853Wisconsin, USA, from Ohio
Census9 June 1860Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA1
Milit-Beg13 August 1862Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, as a private in Company K, 20th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin. He earned a Distinguished Service commendation12
Milit-End13 August 1865Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA, He was partially disabled by contracting measles and mumps in Arkansas in 186312,13
Census15 June 1880River Falls, Pierce, Wisconsin, USA5

Children of Eugene Boyer and Isadore Theresia Goldsmith

Last Edited=19 Aug 2008


  1. [S577] William Boyer household, 1860 US Census population schedule, Plymouth Twp, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, sheet 38 (626) (image 39/56), dwelling 292, family 284. (, 2004), subscription database Roll M653_1432.
  2. [S1206] Paula Sullivan, Alexandria, VA (E-Address for private use) to Barbara Zanzig, 23 Jul 2008, "unknown subject". Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA. From Victor Boyer's birth record.
  3. [S875] Sheboygan County, compiler, Wisconsin, Sheboygan Co. Registration of Marriages (Madison, WI: Wisconsin State Historical Society, various dates), vol 1, p. 212. Hereinafter cited as Sheboygan Co. marriages.
  4. [S417] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County USGenWeb, Vital Records Indexes", Debie Blindauer (coordinator), online, as of various dates, Vol. 3, page 8-24. Hereinafter cited as "Sheboygan Vital Records."
  5. [S617] Euguene Boyer household, 1880 US Census population schedule, River Falls, Pierce Co., Wisconsin, ED 113, sheet 133C (23) (image 23/51), dwelling 243, family 243. (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints/, 1999), subscription database Roll T9_1441; Family History Film: 1255441.
  6. [S873] Interview with Sherry (Swartd) Black (Somerset, OH), by Barbara Zanzig, 18 May 2006. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA). Sherry was working from materials compiled and sent to her by Kay Scholtz of Granton, WI, based on obituary in The Iron Range newspaper, Iron Mountain, MI, dated Tursday, October 27, 1892, he drowned the previous Saturday.
  7. [S2] Interview with various family members (unknown informant address), by B. Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), Source: letters from Elizabeth Boyer Barber.
  8. [S1203] "Drowned," unknown news title, 27 Oct 1892, Courtesy Linda Boyer, 21 Jul 2008.
  9. [S1205] "Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903" , The Generations Network, Inc.,, URL 2007, Eugene Boyer, (Anc. image 1149/1892), viewed 1 Aug 2008.
  10. [S1203] "Drowned."
  11. [S1] (Kirkland, WA), by Barbara Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), by birthplaces of children.
  12. [S487] "Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers" ,, URL… 1999, Eugene Boyer entry.
  13. [S1204] Eugene Boyer (pvt., Co. K, 20th Wisc. Inf., Civil War), Isadora T. Boyer, widow's pension application no. 564,969, certificate no. W. C. 395,871, Declartion [sic] for an Original Invalid Pension, 27 Jan 1890; Department of Veterans' Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, USA.
  14. [S436] "Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907. Wisconsin Vital Records Index at WHS" , Database, Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Genealogy Index, URL 2000-2006, Boyer, Victor R, 18 October 1884, County: Pierce, Reel: 236, Record: 1927.