Leonard Boardman

Brief Life History of Leonard

When Leonard Boardman was born on 29 September 1792, in Industry, Franklin, Maine, United States, his father, Herbert Boardman, was 28 and his mother, Mary Merry, was 25. He married Abigail Hobbs on 9 January 1815, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in January 1822, at the age of 29, and was buried in Franklin, Maine, United States.

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Leonard Boardman
Abigail Hobbs
Marriage: 9 January 1815
Andrew Boardman
George Hobbs Boardman
Temperance Stanley Boardman

Sources (19)

  • Leonard Bordman, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Leonard Boardman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Leonard Bordman, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English bord(e) ‘board, plank, table’ + man, for a carpenter, sawyer, or a maker of boards and planks. Compare Board .

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

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