William W Bourland

6 January 1824–7 February 1915 (Age 91)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William W

When William W Bourland was born on 6 January 1824, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, William G Bourland, was 31 and his mother, Rachel Slaton, was 29. He married Nancy Rude on 24 January 1850, in Saline, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cottage Grove, Saline, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cottage Township, Saline, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 February 1915, in Saline, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Cottage Grove, Saline, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William W Bourland
1824–1915
Nancy Rude
1827–1907
Marriage: 24 January 1850
William Harvey Bourland
1854–1938
James O. Bourland
1858–
Josephine Bourland
1860–
Isaac N Bourland
1855–1945
Oscar Bourland
1857–1873
Mary Catherine Bourland
1862–1945
Martha W Bourland
1865–
Mahulda Ann Bourland
1869–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1850
Saline, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    William Harvey Bourland

    Male1854–1938Male

    Male1855–1945Male

    Oscar Bourland

    Male1857–1873Male

    James O. Bourland

    Male1858–Male

    Josephine Bourland

    Female1860–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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 6

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.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 24

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Borland .

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

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Story Highlight

William W. Bourland - Biographfy from the History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson counties

History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson counties, Illinois (1887) William W. Bourland, farmer, was born in Kentucky January 6, 1824. His father, William, Sr., born in Alabama, …

Sources (3)

  • William W Boarland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm W Bourland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William W Baurland in household of William H Baurland, "United States Census, 1910"

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