Margaret Ann Boren

7 August 1841–14 March 1915 (Age 73)
Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Boren was born on 7 August 1841, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, Charles Millican Boren, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Norwood, was 29. She married Wiley P. Gooch about 1860, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States for about 30 years and Election Precinct 7 Killen, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 14 March 1915, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wiley P. Gooch
Margaret Ann Boren
Marriage: about 1860
James Henry Gooch
Florence Mae Gooch
Joseph Dario Gooch
Nancy Isabella Gooch
Rachel Wealthie Gooch
Hattie Esther Gooch
George Washington Gooch
Ida Dean Gooch
Ada Vena Gooch
Margaret Candace Gooch
Percy Iben Gooch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1860North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 8
    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 20
    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

    Swedish (also Borén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the adjectival suffix -én/-en, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Boreen and Borin .Polish (Boreń): from a pet form of the personal names like Borzysław (see Bora 1).Probably also an Americanized form of German Born .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Margaret Boarin in household of Darius H Butter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret in entry for Florence Mae Richards, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
    • Margaret Gooch in household of Wiley Gooch, "United States Census, 1870"

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