Eliss Josephine Bourland

16 January 1843–12 February 1933 (Age 90)
Franklin, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Eliss Josephine

When Eliss Josephine Bourland was born on 16 January 1843, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States, her father, Dubart Lee Bourland, was 39 and her mother, Mary Thomas, was 38. She married Enoch M Roach on 29 August 1870, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in White Oak Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and White Oak, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 12 February 1933, in Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch M Roach
Eliss Josephine Bourland
Marriage: 29 August 1870
Robert B Roach
Mary Nelle Roach

Spouse and Children

29 August 1870
Franklin, Arkansas, United States


    Robert B Roach


    Mary Nelle Roach


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 24

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Borland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Roach, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Roach in household of Ewad Mc Roach, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josiphine B Roach in household of E M Roach, "United States Census, 1900"

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