Charles Alma Boren

3 Oct 1873 - 4 Mar 1955

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Charles Alma Boren

3 Oct 1873 - 4 Mar 1955
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BOREN FUNERAL SET AT PROVO Provo, Feb. 5, Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Clinger Boren, 93, oldest woman in Provo, who died at her home Saturday night, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Provo Sixth Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the residence, 128 South Third West Street, prior to the s
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Charles Alma Boren

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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States
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May 20, 2011

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Contributor: vwsheldon Created: 7 months ago Updated: 7 months ago

BOREN FUNERAL SET AT PROVO Provo, Feb. 5, Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Clinger Boren, 93, oldest woman in Provo, who died at her home Saturday night, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Provo Sixth Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the residence, 128 South Third West Street, prior to the services. Internment will be in the Provo Burial Park under the direction of the Berg Mortuary. "Grandma" Boren had been a noted figure at the annual Old Folks entertainments, at which she has been the oldest woman present for many years past. Mrs. Boren was born Nov. 18, 1846, in Van Buren County, Ia., a daughter of James and Harriet Chapin Clinger. She came to Utah with her parents in 1852, settling in Provo. She received her education in Provo schools and was married to Joseph S. Boren Feb. 8, 1867, in the old Salt Lake Endowment House. He died in 1912. She was a charter member of the first Relief Society organized in Provo. She devoted much of her time in the service of the sick. She was a charter member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, camp No. 8. Surviving are four sons, Charles A. Boren of Provo, Reed B. Boren of Oakley, Ida.; Leo B. Boren of Arlington, Calif., and Ray Boren of Riverside, Calif.; 38 grandchildren, 87 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Lucy Davis of Provo, Mrs. Elnora Parker of Mancos, Colo., and John R. Clinger of Mt. Pleasant.

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1873
Charles Alma Boren was born on 3 Oct 1873
Charles Alma Boren was 11 years old when Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is published in the United States. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, the narrator of two other Twain novels and a friend of Tom Sawyer. It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
1885
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Charles Alma Boren was 25 years old when Spanish–American War: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.
1898
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Charles Alma Boren was 32 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
1905
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Charles Alma Boren was 43 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
1917
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Charles Alma Boren was 55 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
1928
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Charles Alma Boren was 66 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
1939
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Charles Alma Boren was 72 years old when World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
1945
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Charles Alma Boren died on 4 Mar 1955 at the age of 81
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