William W Bourland

Male6 January 1824–7 February 1915

Brief Life History 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 Slayden, was 29. He married Nancy Rude on 24 January 1850, in Saline, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cottage Grove, Gallatin, 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, Gallatin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William W Bourland
Nancy Rude
Marriage: 24 January 1850
William Harvey Bourland
James Oscar Bourland
Josephine Bourland
Isaac N Bourland
Mary Catherine Bourland
Martha W Bourland
Mahulda Ann Bourland

Sources (17)

  • William W Boarland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm W Bourland, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • William W. Bornland, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1850Saline, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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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.


    Age 13

    Find A Grave Memorial for Malinda Bourland Mason, buried 1837 in Cottage Grove, Saline county, Illinois. Memorial used to estimate founding date.


    Age 26

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Saline, Illinois, United States 1851: Gallatin, Illinois, United States 1852: Saline, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Burland . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    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, …

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