Jenny Boss

Female21 January 1872–29 October 1873

Brief Life History of Jenny

When Jenny Boss was born on 21 January 1872, in Gillford Township, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, her father, Andrew Boss, was 36 and her mother, Janet Nesbit, was 31. She died on 29 October 1873, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Oak Center, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Boss
Janet Nesbit
Marcia Clarissa Boss
Jean Boss
Andrew Boss
William Boss
Jenny Boss
Elizabeth Boss
James Boss
Alexander Boss
David Boss
John Boss

Sources (7)

  • Jenny Bass, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Jenny Ross, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • Jenny Bass, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"

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Siblings (11)

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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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