Joseph A. Boren

Alabama, United States

The Life of Joseph A.

When Joseph A. Boren was born in 1859, in Alabama, United States, his father, Loving N. "Looin" Boren, was 27 and his mother, Nancy C., was 27. He lived in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1860.

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Loving N. "Looin" Boren
Nancy C.
Mary E. Boren
Eliza M. Boren
James M. Boren
Sarah J. Boren
Nancy A. Boren
Joseph A. Boren

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World Events (3)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 2

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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  • Joseph A Bowen in household of Loving Bowen, "United States Census, 1860"

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