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Edith Marie BOIRUM

Female 1876 - 1968  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name Edith Marie BOIRUM 
    Born Mar 1876  [1

    Gender Female 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Marshal Boiran, age 37, born in IL, head, married; farmer; no information given as to birthplaces of parents
      Almira Boiran, age 34, born in IL, wife; father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio
      B. F. Boiran, son, age 9, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      G.A. Boiran, daughter, age 7, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      Sarah M. Boiran, daughter, age 4, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      S.A. Boiran, daughter, age 2, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
    Census 8 Jun 1900  Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Marshall Boirum, born July 1842 in Illinois, age 57, married 33 years; father born in France, mother born in Illinois; Farmer
      Alania Boirum, born October 1843 in Illinois, wife, age 56, mother of 6 children, 5 of whom are living; father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio
      John Boirum, born April 1885 in Illinois, son, age 15; both parents born in Illinois
      Samuel Boirum, born October 1878 in Illinois, son, age 21; both parents born in Illinois
      Edith Mills, born March 1876 in Illinois, daughter, age 24; both parents born in Illinois; married 4 years and the mother of 1 living child
    Census 25 Apr 1910  Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Marshall Boirum, age 67, born in IL, head; married 40 years; Farmer; both parents born in IL
      Alzina Boirum, age 64, born in IL, wife; mother of 6 children, 5 of whom are living; father born in KY, mother born in OH
      Frank Boirum, son, age 39, born in IL; single
      Edith Boirum, daughter, age 34, born in IL; divorced; mother of 1 child that is living
      John Boirum, son, age 25, born in IL; single
      Irene Boirum, daughter [actually granddaughter], age 9, born in IL; both parents born in IL
    Census 20 Jan 1920  Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Ben B. Powell, head, age 48, born in Illinois; father born in IL, mother born in Mississippi; farmer
      Edith B. Powell, wife, age 43, born in Illinois; father born in IL, mother born in OH
      William Powell, son , age 17, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Virginia Powell, daughter, age 5, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Irene Mills, stepdaughter, age 19, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Margaret Thompson, maid, age 20
    Died 1968  [5
    Person ID I2822  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2014 

    Father Marshal BOIRUM,   b. 30 Jul 1842,   d. 1 Aug 1924, Athensville Township, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Alizina FOREMAN,   b. Oct 1843, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1931, Athensville Township, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1868  Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F952  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ben B. POWELL,   b. Abt 1872, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Howard POWELL,   d. Bef 11 Feb 2001
     2. Benjamin POWELL,   d. Bef 11 Feb 2001
    +3. Virginia L. POWELL,   b. 8 Oct 1914, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2001, Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F1232  Group Sheet

    Family 2 George MILNES,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Apr 1896  Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • From The Carrollton Patriot - May 4, 1906 - George Milns of White Hall and Edith Marie Boirum of Bluffdale married.

      yes, this date is correct - did they marry twice?
    Divorced Bef 25 Apr 1910  [3
    Children 
     1. Arthur MILNES,   b. Abt 1897,   d. 1 Apr 1900, Greene County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     2. Irene MILNES,   b. 15 Aug 1901, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1956, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F1228  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1880 - Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Apr 1896 - Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1900 - Bluffdale, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Apr 1910 - Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Jan 1920 - Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S875] Illinois, Greene - 1900 - Marshall Boirum.
      Marshall Boirum, born July 1842 in Illinois, age 57, married 33 years; father born in France, mother born in Illinois; Farmer
      Alania Boirum, born October 1843 in Illinois, wife, age 56, mother of 6 children, 5 of whom are living; father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio
      John Boirum, born April 1885 in Illinois, son, age 15; both parents born in Illinois
      Samuel Boirum, born October 1878 in Illinois, son, age 21; both parents born in Illinois
      Edith Mills, born March 1876 in Illinois, daughter, age 24; both parents born in Illinois; married 4 years and the mother of 1 living child

    2. [S867] Illinois, Greene - 1880 - Marshal Boirum.
      Marshal Boiran, age 37, born in IL, head, married; farmer; no information given as to birthplaces of parents
      Almira Boiran, age 34, born in IL, wife; father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio
      B. F. Boiran, son, age 9, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      G.A. Boiran, daughter, age 7, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      Sarah M. Boiran, daughter, age 4, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
      S.A. Boiran, daughter, age 2, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois

    3. [S880] Illinois, Greene - 1910 - Marshall Boirum.
      Marshall Boirum, age 67, born in IL, head; married 40 years; Farmer; both parents born in IL
      Alzina Boirum, age 64, born in IL, wife; mother of 6 children, 5 of whom are living; father born in KY, mother born in OH
      Frank Boirum, son, age 39, born in IL; single
      Edith Boirum, daughter, age 34, born in IL; divorced; mother of 1 child that is living
      John Boirum, son, age 25, born in IL; single
      Irene Boirum, daughter [actually granddaughter], age 9, born in IL; both parents born in IL

    4. [S883] Illinois, Greene - 1920 - Ben B. Powell.
      Ben B. Powell, head, age 48, born in Illinois; father born in IL, mother born in Mississippi; farmer
      Edith B. Powell, wife, age 43, born in Illinois; father born in IL, mother born in OH
      William Powell, son , age 17, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Virginia Powell, daughter, age 5, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Irene Mills, stepdaughter, age 19, born in IL; both parents born in IL
      Margaret Thompson, maid, age 20

    5. [S62] Boirum - Greene Co. IL Historical Society, page 17.

    6. [S719] Illinois Marriage Index, entry for Marshal Boirum & Alizina Foreman.

    7. [S719] Illinois Marriage Index, Entry for George Milne & Edith Marie Boirum.


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