Homer H Borden

17 March 1898–7 February 1988 (Age 89)
Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Homer H

When Homer H Borden was born on 17 March 1898, in Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Lorenzo J Borden, was 24 and his mother, Annie G Hamilton, was 22. He married Florence Ethel Spear on 28 August 1930, in Maine, United States. He lived in Perham, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1930 and Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 7 February 1988, in Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 89.

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Homer H Borden
Florence Ethel Spear
Marriage: 28 August 1930

Spouse and Children


    Florence Ethel Spear


28 August 1930
Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Lorenzo J Borden


    Annie G Hamilton






    Stanley E Borden


    Harley R Borden


    Sylvia Viola Borden


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 7

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Borden, perhaps from Old English bār ‘boar’ or bor ‘hill’ + denu ‘valley’ or denn ‘(swine) pasture’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Homer Borden in household of Lorenzo Borden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Borden in household of Lorenzo Borden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer H Borden in household of Lorenzo J Borden, "United States Census, 1910"

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