Christiana Boicourt

26 December 1818–19 February 1897 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Christiana

When Christiana Boicourt was born on 26 December 1818, in Indiana, United States, her father, Reverend Felix 'Phillipi' Boicourt, was 38 and her mother, Ann Elliott, was 32. She married Bennett Canfield in 1845, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Westport, Sand Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 19 February 1897, in Sand Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Bennett Canfield
1804–1865
Christiana Boicourt
1818–1897
Marriage: 1845
Ruth Ann Canfield
1850–1889
Vermillion Canfield
1852–1932
Louisa J. Canfield
1857–1922
John Wesley Canfield Sr.
1859–1926
Caroline Isabel Canfield
1861–1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1845Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825
    Age 7
    Historical Information 1825: Decatur, Indiana, United States
    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 23
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    Name Meaning

    American French: probably a habitational name from an altered form of Buicourt, a place in Oise, France.History: The Boicourts trace their origin to Jean-Marie Thomas Laprone Boicourt from Normandy, France, who came to the US in the second half of the 18th century.

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

    Sources (15)

    • Christina Canfield, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Christianna Bicourt in entry for Bennett Camfield, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Bycourt in entry for John Wesley Canfield, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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