Place of migration
Migrated to/Born in USA

On one document Thomas states he was from Ballymote, County Sligo, but on another document he puts Easky, County Sligo as his place of birth. I'm thinking he might have been born in Easky, but grew up in Ballymote. 

11 Apr 1840 • Dublin, Ireland

Thomas enlists to the service of the 19th Foot at their Headquarters in Dublin. He was paid 3 lbs 17 shillings and sixpence as a bounty and was described as being 20 years old and 5 ft. 10 1/2 inches tall. Thomas is numbered as No. 1470 of the Regiment.

Thomas is stationed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where he meets his wife, Rebecca Martin. They are married December 7, 1849 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at Congregational Zion Church.

They immigrated to the Philadelphia, PA about 1850 where their first child, Helen Griffiths Boyers was born on 2/8/1851

Birth of son William Charelton Boyers(1853–1875)

09 Sep 1853 • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Birth of daughter Jane "Jennie" Eliza Boyers(1855–1925)

27 Oct 1855 • Philadelphia,Montgomery,Pennsylvania,USA

All 3 children were baptized in Trinity Episcopal Church.

Move to Henderson County, Illinois by June 1860

July 12, 1864 Enlisted in Union Army during Civil War

He had 4 more sons born in Illinois: Thomas J. 1858, Samuel M. 1860, Hugh A. 1864 and Albert 1866.

He died January 9, 1904 in Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois

Additional Information
Date of Birth 17th Mar 1820
Date of Death 9th Jan 1904
Townland born Easky or Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland

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