John Bosley

April 1875–
Virginia, United States

The Life of John

John Bosley was born in April 1875, in Virginia, United States. He had at least 3 sons with Edith Sheppard.

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Family Time Line

John Bosley
1875–
Edith Sheppard
1880–1940
Clabe Bosley
1903–1976
John Bosley
Ben Bosley
1912–1986

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Bosley, from the Old English personal name Bōsa or Bōt + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Americanized spelling of French Beausoleil , especially in New England.3 Altered spelling of German Bosler .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Bosley, "United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917"

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