William Henry Boyer1,2

M, b. circa 1844, d. 30 August 1864
     William Henry Boyer was born circa 1844 at Massachusetts, USA.1 He was the son of William H. Boyer and Mary Ann O'Neill.1
     William Henry Boyer died on 30 August 1864 at Washington, DC, USA, of disease while serving his country.3 He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA. William also has a marker in Maple Grove Cemetery, Town of Plymouth, Wisconsin, probably a cenotaph.4,5,6


Migration-Tocirca 1848Ohio, USA, from Massachusetts7
Migration-Tosay 1853Wisconsin, USA, from Ohio
Census9 June 1860Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA1
Milit-Beg29 February 1864Wisconsin, USA, as a private in Company E, 36th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin4
Last Edited=16 Jul 2016


  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. (n.pub., 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll M653_1432.
  2. [S417] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County USGenWeb, Vital Records Indexes", Debie Blindauer (coordinator), online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sheboygan/11.htm, as of various dates, Cemeteries, Maple Grove Cemetery listing, row 9, William Henry Boyer. Hereinafter cited as "Sheboygan Vital Records."
  3. [S765] "Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, An Online Digital Book" , Wisconsin State Historical Society, URL http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/index.asp, William H. Boyer entry, Company E.
  4. [S765] "Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, An Online Digital Book", Wisconsin State Historical Society, William H. Boyer entry, Company E (unit from his gravestone.)
  5. [S876] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County Cemetery Index, USGenWeb" : various dates, Maple Grove Cemetery, citing various authors.
  6. [S324] "U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006" , Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Ancestry.com, URL http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750: 2006, Thomas John Canty, viewed 20 Jul 2008.
  7. [S1] (Kirkland, WA), by Barbara Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), by birthplaces of children.