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Boyer (Family : Boyer, Edward Herbert, 1910-2002)

 Family

Biographical History

The Boyer family was started by Edward Herbert Boyer and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. They were married in 1933. They had twelve children: RaeAnn Collier, Milan Frost, Marlin Edward, Jorgen Jarrett, LeGrande, Josephine Anthony, Leeta Gilbert, Kern Phillip/Peter Koyote, Valerie Gukeisen, Seth Peter, Wanda June, and Creed H. (deceased). Prominent family members were Edward Herbert Boyer and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. Edward Boyer was a small business owner in Springville, Utah and was heavily involved in the community. Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer was Edward's wife, and the mother of their children.

Citation

Deseret news, October 31, 2002: Edward Herbert Boyer: Obituary (married in 1933, had twelve children (names of those children), Edward Boyer was a small business owner and involved in the community) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/945829/Obituary-Edward-Herbert-Boyer.html?pg=all

Deseret news, August 15, 2007: Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer: Obituary (Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer was Edward's wife, mother of their children) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1150621/Obituary-Vesta-Josephine-Frost-Boyer.html?pg=all

Edward Herbert Boyer and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family papers (prominent members are Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer, married 1933)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer papers

 Collection — oversize: 15
Identifier: MSS 7427
Scope and Contents Contains letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, diaries, meeting minutes, postcards, newsletters, and organizational notes. The materials document Utah Mormon life in the 20th century, including Mormon missions, army life, college life, and family life of the Boyer family. Vesta Boyer's personal diaries detail the events of their family and community. The collection also contains documents related to the work of Edward and Vesta Boyer, including work with the Utah Farm Bureau. Dated 1925 to...
Dates: 1925-1997

Boyer family correspondence, 1925-1997

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence to and from the Boyer family. The correspondence includes letter from the Boyer children, other Boyer relatives, family friends, and organizations. The letters are written on the subject of family events and news, as well as other subjects. Dated 1925 to 1997.
Dates: 1925-1997

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer business and personal papers, 1960-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains the business and personal papers of the Boyer family. These include talks, notes from the various organizations that Edward and Vesta belonged to, and meeting minutes. There are also papers pertaining to the Utah Farm Bureau including newsletters and brochures. All of these are related to agricultural work or community involvement. Dated 1960-1980.
Dates: 1960-1980

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer correspondence to extended family and friends, 1925-1997

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters to the Boyer family from their extended family and friends, including Dorothea Parent and her family, Leota Lewis, Geneva Gilbert, Peter Frost, Mary Boyer, John and Virginia Hume, and many other individuals. These documents convey information about the family and also deal with some issues of business. Dated 1925-1997.
Dates: 1925-1997

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer correspondence to family members, 1933-1997

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains only correspondence of the immediate Boyer family. This includes letters from the children of Vesta and Edward Boyer and their children's families. There are also letters from Edward and Vesta to each other. These letters include missionary letters, letters from service in the army, letters documenting their children's experience in college, and mostly documenting family life. Dated 1933-1997.
Dates: 1933-1997

Edward Herbert and Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer family photographs and clippings, 1967

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and a scrapbook. These materials document family members and their travels, as well as achievements. Some of them relate to the work and community of Edward and Vesta Boyer. Dated 1967.
Dates: 1967

Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer diaries, 1925-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7427 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the diaries of Vesta Josephine Frost Boyer. These diaries document her daily activities, including her social engagements, family birthdays and events, and her other appointments. Dated 1925 to 1984.
Dates: 1925-1984