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

Spouse and Children

24 January 1850
Saline, Illinois, United States


    William Harvey Bourland



    Oscar Bourland


    James O. Bourland


    Josephine Bourland


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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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