William Jasper Boren Sr.

29 November 1837–16 May 1900 (Age 62)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Jasper

When William Jasper Boren Sr. was born on 29 November 1837, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, Coleman Boren, was 29 and his mother, Malinda Keller, was 25. He had at least 6 sons and 7 daughters with Lucina Mecham. He lived in Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 16 May 1900, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jasper Boren Sr.
1837–1900
Lucina Mecham
1841–1925
William Jasper Boren Jr.
1860–1926
Samuel Leroy Boren
1861–1942
Lucina Izora Boren
1862–1938
Melinda Elvira Boren
1864–1865
Moses Marquis Boren
1866–1944
Loraine Jane Boren
1868–1931
Clinton Coleman Boren
1870–1945
Annie Marie Boren
1873–1947
Alma Lionel Boren
1875–1880
Ida Viola Boren
1878–1914
Sarah Minnerva Boren
1881–1961
Wilford Wells Boren
1883–1961
Polly May Boren
1885–1941

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846
Age 9
Historical Boundaries: 1846: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Iowa, United States 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 19
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Name Meaning

Swedish (also Borén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the adjectival suffix -én/-en, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Boreen and Borin .Polish (Boreń): from a pet form of the personal names like Borzysław (see Bora 1).Probably also an Americanized form of German Born .

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

Possible Related Names

Boreen

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William Jasper Boren jr.

William Jasper Boren Jr. William Jasper Boren Jr. Written by Nola Boren(wife of Leo Boren – Grandson of William Jasper Jr.) William Jasper Boren Jr. was born 11 April 1860 in Provo, Utah. He was t …

Sources (37)

  • Wm J Boren, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William J Boren in entry for Wilford Wells Boren and Carrie Latrille, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Coleman Boren in entry for Wilford Wells Boren, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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