Mary O Boring

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

The Life Summary 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 married Arthur Eugene Benson on 25 January 1899, in Cobb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 1017, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1949. 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
Marriage: 25 January 1899
Eva L. Benson
Leila Mae Benson
Troy Clifton Benson
Suzie Elizabeth Benson
Earl Eugene Benson
Hoke Smith Benson
Roy Paul Benson

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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 ).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Mary O Benson in household of Arthur Benson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Benson in household of Author E Benson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary O Benson in household of Arthur E Benson, "United States Census, 1910"

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