Mary O Boring

1 July 1877–24 November 1934 (Age 57)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary O

When Mary O Boring was born on 1 July 1877, in Georgia, United States, her father, Alexander Newton Boring, was 37 and her mother, Cassie Ann Elizabeth Johnson, was 30. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Arthur Eugene Benson. She lived in Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 24 November 1934, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mountain View, Clayton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Eugene Benson
Mary O Boring
Eva L. Benson
Leila Mae Benson
Troy Clifton Benson
Suzie Elizabeth Benson
Earl Eugene Benson
Hoke Smith Benson
Roy Paul Benson

Spouse and Children



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Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Newton Boring


    Cassie Ann Elizabeth Johnson




    Carrie Boring


    William Newton Boring


    Rebecca Mae Boring


    Eulah Boring


    Francis Marion Boring


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a patronymic from a personal named formed with Slavic bor ‘pine (forest)’, ‘conifer’ or ‘strife’, ‘struggle’ ( see Boris ).

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Mary O Boaring in household of Alexander N Boaring, "United States Census, 1880"

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