Pearl Bogan

13 July 1925–28 January 2013 (Age 87)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Bogan was born on 13 July 1925, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Samuel Bogan, was 36 and her mother, Bessie Elizabeth Quinn, was 37. She had at least 2 daughters with Hall. She lived in Pacolet Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 28 January 2013, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Frederick Memorial Gardens, Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pearl Bogan
Sharon Bradley Sherbert
Jean Bradley Firebaugh

Spouse and Children






    Sharon Bradley Sherbert


    Jean Bradley Firebaugh


Parents and Siblings




    Vernie Montigue Bogan Mashburn


    Iva Bogan


    Juny Bogan


    Wilson Woodrow Bogan


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bogáin ‘descendant of Bogán’, a diminutive of bog ‘soft’, ‘tender’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearle Bogan in household of Bessie Bogan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Bogan in household of Bessie Bogan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Bogan Hall in entry for Sharon B Sherbert, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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