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William F. Boor letter

Label
William F. Boor letter, 1847/01/25
Title
William F. Boor letter
Inclusive dates
1847/01/25
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a letter written by W.F. Boor on January 25, 1847 and sent to Henry Axline of Pleasant Valley, Ohio. In the letter, Boor asks for consent to marry Axline's daughter Catherine
Biographical or historical data
William Francis Boor was born June 10, 1819 in Perry County, Ohio to Nicholas & Rachel Boor. In 1842, he began a three year study of medicine under Drs. Dillon & Spencer in Uniontown, Muskingum County, Ohio. Following a short stay in Carlisle, Monroe County, Ohio, Boor arrived in Middletown, Indiana in August 1846 and set up his medical practice. He married Catherine Axline on April 15, 1847 and they had two children. Catherine died in March 1852 and the following October Dr. Boor entered the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia to further his medical knowledge. He graduated in 1853 and returned to Middletown to resume his practice. On April 1, 1857, he married Sarah Roof of New Castle, Indiana and they had two children. He moved his family to Perry County, Ohio for about a year and then moved back to Indiana and settled in New Castle. He served as a surgeon with the Fourth Indiana Cavalry during the Civil War and lived the rest of his life in New Castle, passing away at the age of 88 on July 16, 1907. Sources: FindaGrave.com. "Dr. William Francis Boor." Memorial ID 27730154. Accessed December 20, 2018. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27730154/william-francis-boor.0́−William F. Boor, M.D. History of Henry County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens , 461-467. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884.
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ISL
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1819-1907
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Boor, William Francis
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  • Henry County (Ind.)
  • Marriage
Label
William F. Boor letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/4096
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/12/20 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/12/20 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection includes one letter.
Control code
21664808
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Robert Ingalls on 1980/04/11.
System control number
(OCoLC)1083523010
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
William F. Boor letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/4096
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/12/20 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/12/20 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection includes one letter.
Control code
21664808
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Robert Ingalls on 1980/04/11.
System control number
(OCoLC)1083523010
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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