Israel Bobo

1785–1840 (Age 55)
Prince William, Virginia, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Bobo was born in 1785, in Prince William, Virginia, United States, his father, Gabriel Bobo, was 66 and his mother, Elizabeth Garner, was 56. He married Margaret Graham on 2 April 1801, in Washington, Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1840, in Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Elk Cemetery, McArthur, Elk Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Bobo
1785–1840
Margaret Graham
1782–1832
Marriage: 2 April 1801
Elizabeth "Betsey" Bobo
1801–1877
Mary Bobo
1803–1888
Sarah Bobo
1805–1885
Susan Bobo
1809–1887
Ezekiel Bobo
1804–1885
Gabriel G. Bobo
1809–1876
Jacob Bobo
1812–1892
Lavimer Bobo
1816–
Lovina Bobo
1817–1880
Jemima Bobo
1818–1904
Henry B. Bobo
1821–1887
Joseph Bobo
1827–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1801
Washington, Monroe, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    Elizabeth "Betsey" Bobo

    Female1801–1877Female

    Mary Bobo

    Female1803–1888Female

    Ezekiel Bobo

    Male1804–1885Male

    Sarah Bobo

    Female1805–1885Female

    Gabriel G. Bobo

    Male1809–1876Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 3

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Altered form of a French (Huguenot) name, probably Bobeaux, which is unexplained.2 Spanish: nickname for a sufferer from a speech defect, from Spanish bobo ‘stammering’ (Latin balbus).3 Hungarian (Bobó): from the old secular personal name Bobó.

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

Sources (3)

  • Isreal Bobo, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Israel Bobo, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Israel Bobo, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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