John was born about 1833. He passed away after 1880.
Find a Grave Index entry for Harvey John Boyce (#139008636)
"Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFSJ-KV8 : 13 March 2018), Harvey Boyce in entry for George Albert Boyce (his son), 18 Mar 1940; citing Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,707.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW3F-6HN : 19 February 2021), John H Boyce, Hazelton, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district ED 352, sheet 402C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,606.