Ella Boyett

 

Today we honor the precious life of Mrs. Ella Boyett... 

...Ella Burnett was born in The Sunny State of Florida on May 12th 1882...

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

☆ Interesting events that occurred in the United States in Ella's birth year of 1882 included...

▪ On January 5th 1882, Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President James A. Garfield despite an insanity defense raised by his lawyer... He was hanged on June 30th of 1882...


▪ On January 30th 1882 future 32nd United States President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park New York...

▪ On April 3rd 1882 Old West outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head and killed by fellow outlaw Robert Ford at his home in St. Joseph, Missouri for a reward...Ford was shot to death at the age of 30 in Creede, Colorado, by Edward Capehart O'Kelley, who attacked him in Ford's temporary tent saloon....

▪ On July 16th, 1882 former first lady and wife of President Abraham Lincoln, passed away in Springfield, Illinois at the age of 63...

▪ On September 4th, 1882 Thomas Edison started the United States first commercial electrical power plant, lighting one square mile of lower Manhattan...

Ella married her husband William Perry Boyett on October 12th 1898... The couple had 5 children, (2 were twins!) ... In 1904, Ella's son passed away at the age of 4...

William  purchased a house and 2 acres of land in 1905...

☆ On April 15th 1912, the  Titanic, billed as "unsinkable"...sank... The massive ship sank into the icy waters of the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage and killed 1,517 people...

Mrs. Ella Boyett passed away 3 days after celebrating her 14th Wedding Anniversary on October 15th 1912 and was laid to rest next to her deceased 4-year-old son...

☆Ella Boyett☆
☆Beloved Wife & Mother☆
...Before & After...

 ☆ Ella's twins were only 4 years old at the time of her passing & were adopted by her cousin... Sadly, one of the twins passed away a year later...

 
 
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published by: jen armbruster
the good cemeterian historical preservation project, 2018