John Tipton Boring

11 October 1800–25 December 1886 (Age 86)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Tipton

When John Tipton Boring was born on 11 October 1800, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Absolom Boring, was 57 and his mother, Nancy Miller, was 58. He married Rachael Murray on 25 December 1825, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 December 1886, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Tipton Boring
1800–1886
Rachael Murray
1809–1880
Marriage: 25 December 1825
Rebecca Boring
1828–1890
James Boring
1829–1875
Absalom Boring
1832–1922
William Henry Boring
1835–1914
John Boring
1840–1858
Issac Ross Boring
1845–1922
Rachel Boring
1845–
Elizabeth Jane Boring
1846–1927
Thomas Hardin Boring
1849–1937
Joseph L Boring
1852–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1825
Blount, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Rebecca Boring

    Female1828–1890Female

    James Boring

    Male1829–1875Male

    Absalom Boring

    Male1832–1922Male

    Male1835–1914Male

    John Boring

    Male1840–1858Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

    Absalom Boring Jr

    Male1756–1840Male

    Dorcas Boring

    Female1773–1869Female

    Female1774–Female

    John Boren

    Male1775–Male

    Female1778–1860Female

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Walton War

Age 4

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a patronymic from a personal named formed with Slavic bor ‘pine (forest)’, ‘conifer’ or ‘strife’, ‘struggle’ ( see Boris ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Boring, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Boring in entry for Elisabeth Whitehead, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • John Boring in entry for Thomas Harden Boring, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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