Christian Claus Borchers

1889–1968 (Age 78)
Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Christian Claus

When Christian Claus Borchers was born on 15 December 1889, in Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Abbo Borchers, was 27 and his mother, Emma Catherina Louisa Borgmann, was 23. He married Emma Sophia Thomas on 12 February 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Township I, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 15 May 1968, in Chula Vista, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Christian Claus Borchers
Emma Sophia Thomas
Marriage: 12 February 1914
Roy Heinrich Abbo Borchers
Leona Anna Borchers
Viola Borchers
Earl John Henry Borchers

Spouse & Children

12 February 1914


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1862–1956Male

  • Emma Catherina Louisa Borgmann




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Borchard . See also Burkhart .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chris Borchors in household of Abbo Borchors, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chris C Borchus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chis C Borchers, "United States Census, 1940"

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