John Boring

Male1823–about 31 December 1865

Brief Life History of John

When John Boring was born in 1823, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Nicholas Levens Boring, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Rardin, was 23. He married Mariah Harrell on 23 December 1854, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Veale Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died about 31 December 1865, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43.

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John Boring
Mariah Harrell
Marriage: 23 December 1854
Temperance Boring
William Ezra Boring
George Stuckey Boring

Sources (2)

  • John Boring, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John R Boring, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1854Daviess, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 7

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 13

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    German: very rare variant, or an Americanized form, of Bohring or Böhring, patronymics from a short form of an Old Slavic personal name composed with the element bor ‘to fight’ (see Bora 1), or topographic names from Slavic bor ‘pine tree’.

    Possibly an altered form of Irish Boran .

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

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