Harriet B. Torrey

14 September 1840–26 February 1921 (Age 80)
Hamilton, New York, United States

The Life of Harriet B.

When Harriet B. Torrey was born on 14 September 1840, in Hamilton, New York, United States, her father, William Gardner Torrey, was 21 and her mother, Serepta Orsborn, was 25. She married George Martin Boughton on 4 February 1866, in Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Marshall, Oneida, New York, United States in 1860 and Pavilion Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 26 February 1921, in Pavilion, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Martin Boughton
1839–1917
Harriet B. Torrey
1840–1921
Marriage: 4 February 1866
Warren Amos Boughton
1867–1932
Nellie M. Boughton
1876–1910
Gertrude M. Boughton
1884–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1866
Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Warren Amos Boughton

    Male1867–1932Male

    Nellie M. Boughton

    Female1876–1910Female

    Female1884–1923Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Terry 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriet B Torrey in household of Wm G Torrey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet T Bonghton in household of George Bonghton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harriet Boughton in household of George Boughton, "United States Census, 1880"

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