George Washington Boren

22 June 1874–19 September 1959 (Age 85)
Lee, Mississippi, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Boren was born on 22 June 1874, in Lee, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Monroe Boren, was 41 and his mother, Cynthia Elizabeth Ratliff, was 28. He married Gussie Angeline Holcomb in 1903, in Fannin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Beat 2, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 September 1959, in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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George Washington Boren
Gussie Angeline Holcomb
Marriage: 1903
Edna Boren
Homer Herbert Boren
Hattie Boren
Howard James Boren
Velma Elizabeth Boren

Spouse and Children

Fannin, Texas, United States


    Edna Boren



    Hattie Boren


    Howard James Boren


    Velma Elizabeth Boren


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 3

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Czech (Boreň): see Borak .2 Possibly also an altered spelling of German Born .3 Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the common surname suffix -en, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Boren in household of C M Boren, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W Boren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • G W Boren in household of C M B Boren, "United States Census, 1880"

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