John Louis Bourland

1834–11 June 1905 (Age 71)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of John Louis

When John Louis Bourland was born in 1834, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Bacon Bourland, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Hardwick, was 28. He married Mary Virginia Berger on 13 April 1862. He lived in Inyo, California, United States in 1880 and Judicial Township 1, Inyo, California, United States in 1900. He died on 11 June 1905, in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States.

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John Louis Bourland
Mary Virginia Berger
Marriage: 13 April 1862

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
Age 15
The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union
Age 27
Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Borland .

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

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Sources (5)

  • John L Bourland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jno L Bourland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Bourland in household of Nancy Putman, "United States Census, 1850"

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