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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Family Time Line

George Washington Boren
1874–1959
Gussie Angeline Holcomb
1888–
Marriage: 1903
Edna Boren
1904–
Homer Herbert Boren
1905–1955
Hattie Boren
1907–1963
Howard James Boren
1908–1963
Velma Elizabeth Boren
1913–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1903
Fannin, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Edna Boren

    Female1904–Female

    Male1905–1955Male

    Hattie Boren

    Female1907–1963Female

    Howard James Boren

    Male1908–1963Male

    Velma Elizabeth Boren

    Female1913–1998Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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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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