Holman Boaz

Maleabout 1825–4 December 1879

Brief Life History of Holman

When Holman Boaz was born about 1825, in Bourbon, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Boaz, was 49 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Phelps, was 46. He lived in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 4 December 1879, in Prairie Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Friends Chapel Cemetery, Scottland, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Boaz
Mary "Polly" Phelps
Austin Boaz
Parmelia Boaz
Liney Boaz
Julia Ann Boaz
Holman Boaz
about 1825–1879
Sally Boaz
Elizabeth Boaz
James Boaz Jr
Nancy Jane Boaz
Thomas Boaz
Sareptha Boaz
Dulcinea Rebecca Boaz

Sources (5)

  • Holman Boaz in household of Francis M Boaz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Holeman Boaz - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Holeman Boaz
  • Hilman Boas, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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Siblings (12)

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World Events (8)

about 1825 · The Crimes Act

Age NaN

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 7

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."


Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Boas 1.

English: variant of Boyce . See also Boas 2.

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

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