William Boaz

28 January 1827–21 July 1895 (Age 68)
Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Boaz was born on 28 January 1827, in Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Boaz, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Truscott, was 36. He married Eliza Thompson on 17 January 1847, in Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and London, Middlesex, England in 1881. He died on 21 July 1895, in Stepney, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

William Boaz
1827–1895
Eliza Thompson
1827–1884
Marriage: 17 January 1847
Euphemia Eliza Boaz
1847–1942
Catherine Emily Boaz
1848–
William Benjamin Boaz
1849–1920
Mary Ann Boaz
1852–
Edith Boaz
1853–
Frances Alice Boaz
1856–1942
Henry Ernest Boaz
1858–1928
Lavinia Florence Boaz
1859–
John Walter Boaz
1860–1925
Louise Jane Boaz
1861–
Edward Boaz
1862–
Thomas Truscott Boaz
1864–1908
Ruth Boaz
1866–1878
Edmund Alfred Boaz
1869–1909

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1895Male

    Eliza Thompson

    Female1827–1884Female

MARRIAGE
17 January 1847
Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
children

(14)

    Euphemia Eliza Boaz

    Female1847–1942Female

    Catherine Emily Boaz

    Female1848–Female

    William Benjamin Boaz

    Male1849–1920Male

    Mary Ann Boaz

    Female1852–Female

    Edith Boaz

    Female1853–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 4

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 25

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

Name Meaning

Arabic: To be nimble, fleet; in strength; strength in the Lord

Sources (3)

  • William Boaz in household of Phoebe Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Boaz in household of William Boaz, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Bouz, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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