Mary Ann Homer

13 December 1854–10 September 1930 (Age 75)
Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Homer was born on 13 December 1854, in Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Russel King Homer, was 39 and her mother, Eliza Williamson, was 37. She married Alfred Boram on 4 July 1890, in Bingham, Idaho, United States. She lived in Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 10 September 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Boram
Mary Ann Homer
Marriage: 4 July 1890

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1890Bingham, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 3
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 21
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for a dweller by a holly bush, from Middle English holm (Old English holen) + the agent suffix -er, a type of formation characteristic of Hampshire and Sussex. See Holm 2.English: habitational name from Holmer (Herefordshire), Holmer Green (Buckinghamshire), or Homer (Devon), or else from other unrecorded placenames formed with Middle English hol(g)h + mere ‘pool by or in the hollow’ (Old English holh + mere).English: perhaps an occupational name for a maker of helmets, from Old French heaumier, heumier (from ancient Germanic he(a)ume ‘helmet’), but it is uncertain that this name became hereditary. Compare Helm 3.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Mary A Boram in household of Alfred Boram, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Ann Homer Boram., "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Mary A Homer in household of Russel K Homer, "United States Census, 1860"

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