Elizabeth Boss

3 April 1874–5 September 1913 (Age 39)
Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States

The Life 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 in 1910. She died on 5 September 1913, in Graceville, Big Stone, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

25 November 1897
Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Boss





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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

1 English: nickname for a hunchback, from Old French bossu ‘hunchbacked’ (a derivative of bosse ‘lump’, ‘hump’; compare Bossard 2).2 German: from a short form of the personal name Borkhardt, a variant of Burkhart .3 Possibly an altered spelling of South German Bös ( see Bos ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Boss in household of Andrew Boss, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Elizabeth Anding in household of Edward M Anding, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Anding in household of Edward Anding, "United States Census, 1900"

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