Elizabeth A. Boiler

Female1893–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. Boiler was born in 1893, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States as the daughter of Albert Boiler and Sonra Hoover. She married Elbert Melville Woods on 4 March 1913, in Walnut, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. She lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Fairview Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in Iowa, United States.

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Elbert Melville Woods
1893–1944
Elizabeth A. Boiler
1893–
Marriage: 4 March 1913

Sources (9)

  • Elizabeth Woods in household of Elbert Woods, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Libbie A. Boiler, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Elizabeth Woods, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1913Walnut, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 20

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

    Age 33

    Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: variant of Bochsler, an occupational name or nickname for a worker who does simple tasks, like a house boy. Compare Bossler .

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

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