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BOYINGTON Thomas

BOYINGTON Thomas[1, 2]

Male 1829 - 1897  (67 years)

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  • Name BOYINGTON Thomas 
    Born 20 Sep 1829  Cradley Parish, Hereford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Sep 1897  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Sep 1897  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2760  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2016 

    Father CAHOON Stephen Tiffany 
    Mother IRONS Annie Deborah 
    Married 16 Oct 1817  Cradley, Hereford, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Mortensen, Petra Anna Christena Mortensen Rasmussen and Children
    Mortensen, Petra Anna Christena Mortensen Rasmussen and Children
    Bottom: L-R Marlin, Petra Anna (mom), Eris (Harman), and Barbara (Abbate)
    Top: L-R Ralph, Hal, Ben, and Budd.
    Family ID F1500  Group Sheet

    Father BUFFINGTON John,   c. 30 Dec 1781, Cradley, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 Jan 1866, Cradley, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother HADLEY Hannah,   b. 14 Nov 1790, Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Bromyard, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1926  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1495  Group Sheet

    Family BRAITHWAITE Hannah,   b. 7 May 1839, Kirkland, Kendall, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1912, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1933  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BOYINGTON Amanda Jane,   b. 8 Oct 1880, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1930, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. BOYINGTON Thomas Rowland,   b. 12 Aug 1866, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1939, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. BOYINGTON Hannah Elisabeth,   b. 29 May 1868, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1920, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. BOYINGTON John William,   b. 1 May 1870, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1938, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. BOYINGTON Robert Askew,   b. 16 May 1872, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1936, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. BOYINGTON Mary Eliza,   b. 31 Oct 1874, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1928, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     7. BOYINGTON Sarah Ann,   b. 21 Sep 1876, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1952, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. BOYINGTON Ida Laverne,   b. 3 Jun 1878, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1887, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     9. BOYINGTON Nettie Millbrough,   b. 23 Aug 1885, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1959, Payson, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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    Boyingtons.jpg
    Thomas and Hannah's Children

  • Notes 
    • 1 _FSFTID KWJ4-LTQ


      Boyington, Thomas, 1856, 25, James G. Willie, Handcart Roster in Our Pioneer Heritage Vol. 14 p. 314-316 microfiche 6049788



      excerpts from a history by Sarah and Nettie Boyingon:

      Thomas Boyington left home at the age of nine years. After having joined the church of Jesus Christ of LDS, he emigrated to United States and came across the plains in a large company of saints under the command of Captain Willey. Thomas started from the state of Iowa and his handcart contained 100 pounds of flour, a little bacon, some bedding and a small supply of clothing. In October of the year 1856, Captain Willey's company reached the Sweetwater, which is the Great Basin Divide between the North Platte and the Green Rivers in wouthern Wyoming. The provisions dwindled to almost nothing and rations were doled out from the wagons with the most supplies. How weakened they were as they tried to travel in this condition and their plans had to be changed as the men became weaker day by day. They were so anxious to continue their journey to Zion but it was necessary for them to camp on the Sweetwater. Here they found some cattle which had died a year or two previously and their skeletons were left covering the ground. The members of this handcart company pulled off the hard, dried skins from the animals, cut them into strips, warmed the strips of skin over the fire and chewed the rawhide in order to sustain life. Many persons in the ill-fated Willey's handcart company died of starvation. He had the unique experience of awakening from his sleep one morning to find a dead man on each side of him, having slept three abreast in bed the night before. A party of horsedrawn wagons rescued the survivors and arrived in Salt Lake City Nov. 9, 1856. Thomas declared: "I was so hungry that if there was a loaf of bread on the other side of a fire, I would go through the fire to get the loaf of bread."

      In 1864 Thomas returned to the Mississippi River for a load of emigrants. Hannah became his bride in 1865. They lived on their farm across the Sanpitch River to the north of the Gunnison Reservoir in the summertime. In the winter the family lived in a comfortable adobe house in the City of Manti [another interesting view!- MG]. They were both members of the LDS Church. Their home was a gathering place for the youth; many is the time that "Daddy Boyington" kept the fires burning while the young people enjoyed themselves in dance and merrymaking.

      from a history submitted by Elga Henrie Larsen, granddaughter:

      Thomas was a farmer and stockman. They were rugged hard working people and devoted Latter-day Saints. The friends of this large family loved to gather at the Boyington home where they were always welcomed and had good times together.

      Thomas was tall in stature and had dark curly hair. It is said that he applied for the king's guard and passed all the requirements but one. He was only 6 feet 1-1/2 inches tall -1/2 inch too short

      Our Pioneer Heritage
      Volume 14
      Records of the Handcart Pioneers
      Roster of the Handcart Companies
      1856-Fifth Company-Edward Martin, Captain
      ANDERSON, David 17. AHMANSON, John. ATWOOD, Millen 38. ANDERSON, Marie, Anne. ANDERSON, Nils 41, wife, Mette 49, daughter, Anna 14. BROWN, Ellen Ward 44, children, John, William, Elizabeth, Sarah, James, Ann, Frances. BIRD, Mary A. 39, children, Ann 20, Sabina 17, Ezra 14, Martha 12, Sarah 10, Susannah 8, William 6. BRETTON, Mary E. BRYANT, Ann 69. BRAZIER, George 21, John 19. BURTON, Eliza Cusworth 32, children, Joseph 7, Martha 4. BOWLES, Edward 50, wife, Ann 52, children, Thomas 19, Enoch 11. BAILEY, John 51, wife, Elizabeth 51, daughter, Elizabeth 17. BURT, Alexander 19. BROWANT, Emma 18. BOYINGTON, Thomas 25. CHISLETT, John 24. CHARLES, Sarah. COOK, Minea. COOPER, Ann 36, children, Mary Ann 6, Adelaide 4, Sarah A. 2. CROOK, Elizabeth 26. CULLEY, Benjamin 60, daughters, Elizabeth 23, Jane 22. COX, Theophilus 25. CHATWIN, Martha. COOK, Sophia, and daughter. CAMPKIN, Martha, and family. CURTIS, George 64. CALDWELL, Margaret Ann 40, children, Robert 17, Thomas 14, Elizabeth 12, Agnes 9. CHRISTENSEN, Anders 21. DORNEY, Mary, daughter, Hannah 26, son, Lott. DOUGLISH, Margaret 29. EDWICK, William 17. EVANS, Amelia 18. FUNNELL, Mary Winters 62, daughter, Elizabeth 20. FINDLEY, Allan M. 26, and family. FORBES, Elizabeth 8. GRIFFITHS, Mary P. GIRDLESTONE, Thomas 62, wife, Mary 59, daughter, Emma 21. GADD, Sam 40, wife, Eliza 40, children, Alfred 18, Jane 16, William 12, Samuel 10, Mary Ann 7, Sarah 6, Isaac 1, Daniel 1. GURNEY, Charles 36, wife, Charlotte 37, children, Mary A. 15, Joseph 13. GARDNER, James 27, wife, Hannah 27, children, Mary A. 6, Agnes E. 5, Frederick J. 3, John W. 7 months. GODFREY, Ann, Richard 21. GRIFFITHS, Edward 25, wife, Catherine M. 32. GIBB, James 67, wife, Mary 53. GREGERSON, Marcan. GILBY, Ann B., sons, Matthew 8, Frances W. 10. GILLIES, Robert, wife, Jean Ann, 37, baby girl. HARDWICK, Richard 50. HARREN, James 29, wife, Mary. HAILEY, William, and wife. HILL, John, wife, Sarah D. HOWARD, Ann, 30. HOOLEY, Thomas 21. HODGES, Janet 55, daughter, Mary 20. HERBERT, Ann 26, son, Charles 2 yrs. 11 mos. HUMPHRIES, George 45, wife, Harriet 47, children, Edwin 18, Ann 16, Mary 14, Elizabeth 12, Hannah 9, Selina 6, James 1. HANSON, Cassius. HANSON, Rasmus 40, wife, Anna 40, son, Rasmus Peter 16. HANSON, Nils 43, wife, Anna Catherine 42. HURREN, James, wife, Eliza R., daughters, Mary, Emma, Sarah 2. IMPEY, Jesse 31, wife, Mary A. 29, children, William 9, James 6, Ann 4, Sarah J. 9 mos.
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      1 _FSFTID KWJ4-LTQ


      Boyington, Thomas, 1856, 25, James G. Willie, Handcart Roster in Our Pioneer Heritage Vol. 14 p. 314-316 microfiche 6049788



      excerpts from a history by Sarah and Nettie Boyingon:

      Thomas Boyington left home at the age of nine years. After having joined the church of Jesus Christ of LDS, he emigrated to United States and came across the plains in a large company of saints under the command of Captain Willey. Thomas started from the state of Iowa and his handcart contained 100 pounds of flour, a little bacon, some bedding and a small supply of clothing. In October of the year 1856, Captain Willey's company reached the Sweetwater, which is the Great Basin Divide between the North Platte and the Green Rivers in wouthern Wyoming. The provisions dwindled to almost nothing and rations were doled out from the wagons with the most supplies. How weakened they were as they tried to travel in this condition and their plans had to be changed as the men became weaker day by day. They were so anxious to continue their journey to Zion but it was necessary for them to camp on the Sweetwater. Here they found some cattle which had died a year or two previously and their skeletons were left covering the ground. The members of this handcart company pulled off the hard, dried skins from the animals, cut them into strips, warmed the strips of skin over the fire and chewed the rawhide in order to sustain life. Many persons in the ill-fated Willey's handcart company died of starvation. He had the unique experience of awakening from his sleep one morning to find a dead man on each side of him, having slept three abreast in bed the night before. A party of horsedrawn wagons rescued the survivors and arrived in Salt Lake City Nov. 9, 1856. Thomas declared: "I was so hungry that if there was a loaf of bread on the other side of a fire, I would go through the fire to get the loaf of bread."

      In 1864 Thomas returned to the Mississippi River for a load of emigrants. Hannah became his bride in 1865. They lived on their farm across the Sanpitch River to the north of the Gunnison Reservoir in the summertime. In the winter the family lived in a comfortable adobe house in the City of Manti [another interesting view!- MG]. They were both members of the LDS Church. Their home was a gathering place for the youth; many is the time that "Daddy Boyington" kept the fires burning while the young people enjoyed themselves in dance and merrymaking.

      from a history submitted by Elga Henrie Larsen, granddaughter:

      Thomas was a farmer and stockman. They were rugged hard working people and devoted Latter-day Saints. The friends of this large family loved to gather at the Boyington home where they were always welcomed and had good times together.

      Thomas was tall in stature and had dark curly hair. It is said that he applied for the king's guard and passed all the requirements but one. He was only 6 feet 1-1/2 inches tall -1/2 inch too short

      Our Pioneer Heritage
      Volume 14
      Records of the Handcart Pioneers
      Roster of the Handcart Companies
      1856-Fifth Company-Edward Martin, Captain
      ANDERSON, David 17. AHMANSON, John. ATWOOD, Millen 38. ANDERSON, Marie, Anne. ANDERSON, Nils 41, wife, Mette 49, daughter, Anna 14. BROWN, Ellen Ward 44, children, John, William, Elizabeth, Sarah, James, Ann, Frances. BIRD, Mary A. 39, children, Ann 20, Sabina 17, Ezra 14, Martha 12, Sarah 10, Susannah 8, William 6. BRETTON, Mary E. BRYANT, Ann 69. BRAZIER, George 21, John 19. BURTON, Eliza Cusworth 32, children, Joseph 7, Martha 4. BOWLES, Edward 50, wife, Ann 52, children, Thomas 19, Enoch 11. BAILEY, John 51, wife, Elizabeth 51, daughter, Elizabeth 17. BURT, Alexander 19. BROWANT, Emma 18. BOYINGTON, Thomas 25. CHISLETT, John 24. CHARLES, Sarah. COOK, Minea. COOPER, Ann 36, children, Mary Ann 6, Adelaide 4, Sarah A. 2. CROOK, Elizabeth 26. CULLEY, Benjamin 60, daughters, Elizabeth 23, Jane 22. COX, Theophilus 25. CHATWIN, Martha. COOK, Sophia, and daughter. CAMPKIN, Martha, and family. CURTIS, George 64. CALDWELL, Margaret Ann 40, children, Robert 17, Thomas 14, Elizabeth 12, Agnes 9. CHRISTENSEN, Anders 21. DORNEY, Mary, daughter, Hannah 26, son, Lott. DOUGLISH, Margaret 29. EDWICK, William 17. EVANS, Amelia 18. FUNNELL, Mary Winters 62, daughter, Elizabeth 20. FINDLEY, Allan M. 26, and family. FORBES, Elizabeth 8. GRIFFITHS, Mary P. GIRDLESTONE, Thomas 62, wife, Mary 59, daughter, Emma 21. GADD, Sam 40, wife, Eliza 40, children, Alfred 18, Jane 16, William 12, Samuel 10, Mary Ann 7, Sarah 6, Isaac 1, Daniel 1. GURNEY, Charles 36, wife, Charlotte 37, children, Mary A. 15, Joseph 13. GARDNER, James 27, wife, Hannah 27, children, Mary A. 6, Agnes E. 5, Frederick J. 3, John W. 7 months. GODFREY, Ann, Richard 21. GRIFFITHS, Edward 25, wife, Catherine M. 32. GIBB, James 67, wife, Mary 53. GREGERSON, Marcan. GILBY, Ann B., sons, Matthew 8, Frances W. 10. GILLIES, Robert, wife, Jean Ann, 37, baby girl. HARDWICK, Richard 50. HARREN, James 29, wife, Mary. HAILEY, William, and wife. HILL, John, wife, Sarah D. HOWARD, Ann, 30. HOOLEY, Thomas 21. HODGES, Janet 55, daughter, Mary 20. HERBERT, Ann 26, son, Charles 2 yrs. 11 mos. HUMPHRIES, George 45, wife, Harriet 47, children, Edwin 18, Ann 16, Mary 14, Elizabeth 12, Hannah 9, Selina 6, James 1. HANSON, Cassius. HANSON, Rasmus 40, wife, Anna 40, son, Rasmus Peter 16. HANSON, Nils 43, wife, Anna Catherine 42. HURREN, James, wife, Eliza R., daughters, Mary, Emma, Sarah 2. IMPEY, Jesse 31, wife, Mary A. 29, children, William 9, James 6, Ann 4, Sarah J. 9 mos.
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