John William Bovenschen

29 May 1862–4 February 1883 (Age 20)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Bovenschen was born on 29 May 1862, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, John Henry Bovenschen, was 37 and his mother, Mary Moss, was 24. He lived in Fairplay Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 4 February 1883, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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John Henry Bovenschen
Mary Moss
Stephen Aquilla Bovenschen
Elijah Bovenschen
John William Bovenschen
Joseph Bovenschen

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 8

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Sources (3)

  • John W Bovensehen in household of John H Bovenschen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Bovenschen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John William Bovenschen - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: burial: ;

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