Boyer, James

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Title

Boyer, James

Description

James Boyer was a master builder and probably the son of William Boyer. He was elected to membership in The Carpenters' Company on January 18, 1790 after being proposed by William Garrigues.


Biography from Philadelphia Architects and Builders, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Roger W. Moss and Thomas Stokes.

Member Number

158*

Last Name

Boyer

First Name

James

Deceased Date

1/1/1823

Spouse Name

Elizabeth

Father

William Boyer

Date Elected

1/1/1788

Business Address

5th bet. Cherry & Arch (CD) (1814)

Project

Lower Dublin Academy

Reference

Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects Bio Dictionary Phila Architects page 97. A master builder and probably the son of William Boyer (q.v.). He was elected to membership in the Carpenters' Company on January 18, 1790. See Selected Bibliography in Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects. ---------------------- City Directory - 1814 - carpenter, 5th between Cherry & Arch. (First name missing in Directory but no other carpenters listed. ---------------------- Managing Committee Minutes-1789-3-84 William Garrigues proposed James Boyer. Managing Committee Minutes-1790-4-44 James Boyer elected. Carpenters' Co. Minutes-1842-170 Elizabeth Boyer placed upon roll for widows' relief. Paul pickering paul.pickering1@verizon.net 8110 frankford ave.,Philadelphia, PA 19136-2324 message: Information on James Boyer Elected, 1788. Died, 1823. Known > building worked on: Lower Dublin Academy, completed, 1808. Thank you. responded 6/24/11

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