Eva B. Border

Brief Life History of Eva B.

When Eva B. Border was born on 4 September 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, John William Border, was 30 and her mother, Martha Lucinda Strain, was 27. She married Hiram Harold Brogan in 1911, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 29 September 1985, at the age of 89.

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Hiram Harold Brogan
Eva B. Border
Marriage: 1911
Beatrice Beryl Brogan
Iola Lucinda Brogan

Sources (8)

  • Eva Brogans in household of H H Brogans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva B Border, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Mrs Eva Maloney in entry for George R Borders, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle English, Anglo-Norman French bourdour, bordere ‘jester, joker, buffoon’.

from Middle English border(e) ‘bordar, cottager’ (Old French bordier, Latin bordarius), a feudal tenant of the lowest rank.

perhaps also an occupational name from an unrecorded Middle English border ‘maker of boards or tables’.

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

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