Jesse Francis Boen

Brief Life History of Jesse Francis

When Jesse Francis Boen was born on 19 October 1900, in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, his father, Eli Fletcher Boen, was 27 and his mother, Easter Tennessee " Tennie" Melson, was 16. He married Mary Edna Dalton on 14 February 1926, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spadra, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Spadra Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 January 1987, in Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector, Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Francis Boen
1900–1987
Mary Edna Dalton
1901–1981
Marriage: 14 February 1926
Iladene Boen
1932–2017
Robbie Moore
Zane Hudson
Lavon Boen
1939–

Sources (11)

  • Frank Bain, "United States 1950 Census"
  • J F Boen, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Jesse Frank Boen, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Boon .

Norwegian (Bøen): habitational name from the common farm name Bøen ‘The Farm’, from ‘farm’ or ‘meadow’ (Old Norse býr) + the definite article -en.

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 溫 (mainly found in Indonesia), possibly based on its Hakka pronunciation, see Wen 1.

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

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