Elizabeth A. Boiler

Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life 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 M Woods on 4 March 1913, in Walnut, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1920.

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Elbert M Woods
Elizabeth A. Boiler
Marriage: 4 March 1913

Spouse and Children

4 March 1913
Walnut, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Boiler


    Sonra Hoover




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

1 South German: probably an occupational name for a gauger or sealer of barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beil ‘barrel inspection’. See also Beiler .2 Altered spelling of Böhler ( see Boehler ).3 English: variant spelling of Bailor .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Woods in household of Elbert Woods, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Libbie A. Boiler, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Libbie A. Boiler, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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