John Boring

1823–about 31 December 1865 (Age 42)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

John Boring was born in 1823, in Kentucky, United States. He married Mary Horrall 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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Family Time Line

John Boring
1823–1865
Mary Horrall
1833–1874
Marriage: 23 December 1854
Temperance Boring
1855–
William Ezra Boring
1857–1904
George Stuckey Boring
1859–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1854
Daviess, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Temperance Boring

    Female1855–Female

    William Ezra Boring

    Male1857–1904Male

    George Stuckey Boring

    Male1859–1934Male

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

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