Elizabeth Boss

Female3 April 1874–5 September 1913

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Boss was born on 3 April 1874, in Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, her father, Andrew Boss, was 38 and her mother, Janet Nesbit, was 33. She married Edward Moritz Anding on 25 November 1897, in Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dollymount Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 September 1913, in Graceville, Big Stone, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 39.

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Edward Moritz Anding
Elizabeth Boss
Marriage: 25 November 1897
Florence Edna Anding
Roy Edward Anding

Sources (19)

  • Elizabeth Boss in household of Andrew Boss, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Elizabeth Bosh, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Bessie Boss, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1897Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

    Age 10

    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.


    Age 12

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Bos, from ancient Germanic Boso, based on the element bōs ‘bad, evil, wild, angry’.

    English: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle English, Old French boce, bos ‘protuberance, swelling’ (compare Bossard 2).

    German (also Böss): from a short form of the personal name Borkhart, a variant of Burkhart . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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