William Wallace Boardman

30 December 1832–16 August 1901 (Age 68)
Dalton, Berkshire, MA

The Life of William Wallace

When William Wallace Boardman was born on 30 December 1832, his father, George Washington Boardman, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Cordelia Moody, was 25. He married Carrie L. Garrett on 2 December 1865. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 August 1901, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Wallace Boardman
Carrie L. Garrett
Marriage: 2 December 1865
Dorothy Boardman
George W. Boardman

Spouse and Children

2 December 1865


    Dorothy Boardman


    George W. Boardman


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a carpenter or a topographic name for someone who lived in a plank-built cottage ( see Board ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wallace Boardman in household of George W Boardman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wallace W Boardman in household of George W Boardman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William W Boardman, "United States Census, 1900"

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