Jan. 1891 Hesperian published in Gainesville, Cooke Co., TX:
J.W. Boyers aged 17 years, unmarried, died at the home of his father, J. E. Boyers, on Denison STreet, this city Monday night of liver complaint after a protracted illness. The remains were interred Tuesday afternoon in the city cemetery at 4:00. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. M. McNeely.