Grover Kay

M

(?) Russell

M

Lula (?)

F, b. May 1863
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1879As of circa 1879,her married name was Hunter.

Child of Lula (?) and Henry Hunter

Ralph Colquitt

M, b. circa 1902, d. 22 May 1925
Father*Chesley Colquitt b. Aug 1847
Mother*Martha Johnson b. Feb 1861
  • Ralph Colquitt was born circa 1902 at Georgia.
  • He was the son of Chesley Colquitt and Martha Johnson.
  • Ralph Colquitt died on 22 May 1925 at Winterville, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Census DateLocation
1910Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaRalph Colquitt was listed as a brother in Houston Colquitt's household on the 1910 Census at Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, Georgia; household also includes niece Mattie, age 6.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Thad Colquitt

M, b. circa 1904
Father*Chesley Colquitt b. Aug 1847
Mother*Martha Johnson b. Feb 1861
Census DateLocation
1910Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaThad Colquitt was listed as a brother in Houston Colquitt's household on the 1910 Census at Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, Georgia; household also includes niece Mattie, age 6.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Wolfskin, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Mary (?)

F, b. March 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bell.
  • Mary (?) married (?) Bell.
  • Mary (?) was born in March 1850 at Georgia.
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMary (?) was listed as mother-in-law in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1

Child of Mary (?) and (?) Bell

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.

(?) Bell

M, d. before 1900
  • (?) Bell was born at Georgia.
  • He married Mary (?).
  • (?) Bell died before 1900.

Child of (?) Bell and Mary (?)

Robert Hunter

M, b. June 1888
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaRobert Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaRobert Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Mamie Hunter

F, b. March 1890
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMamie Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMamie Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Oline Hunter

F, b. September 1892
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOline Hunter was also known as Aileen.
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaOline Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaOline Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Maconeal Hunter

F, b. August 1893, d. 1977
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
  • Maconeal Hunter was born in August 1893 at Georgia.
  • She was the daughter of Dock Hunter and Levia Bell.
  • Maconeal Hunter died in 1977.
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMaconeal Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMaconeal Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMaconeal Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.

John C. Hunter

M, b. October 1894
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaJohn C. Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaJohn C. Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Mary S. Hunter

F, b. January 1898
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaMary S. Hunter was listed as a daughter in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.

Howard Hunter

M, b. 2 July 1902, d. 29 August 1925
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
  • Howard Hunter was born on 2 July 1902 at Georgia.
  • He was the son of Dock Hunter and Levia Bell.
  • Howard Hunter died on 29 August 1925 at Warwick, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 23.
Census DateLocation
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaHoward Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaHoward Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.

Sanders Hunter

M, b. circa 1904
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaSanders Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaSanders Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.

Thomas Hunter

M, b. circa 1906
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaThomas Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaThomas Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.

Nat Hunter

M, b. circa 1908
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1910Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaNat Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1910 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T624_206; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1374219.

Oscar Hunter

M, b. circa 1912
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaOscar Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1930Atlanta, Fulton, GeorgiaOscar Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1930 Census at Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; household also includes grandsons John A Freeman, age 14, and Harvey L Freeman, age 10.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; Roll: 361; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0069; FHL microfilm: 2340096.

Nathaniel Hunter

M, b. circa 1913
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
30 January 1920Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaNathaniel Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1920 Census at Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1
1930Atlanta, Fulton, GeorgiaNathaniel Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1930 Census at Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; household also includes grandsons John A Freeman, age 14, and Harvey L Freeman, age 10.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bowling Green, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: T625_273; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 134.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; Roll: 361; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0069; FHL microfilm: 2340096.

Howard Hunter

M, b. September 1899
Father*Dock Hunter b. Aug 1867
Mother*Levia Bell b. Jan 1873
Census DateLocation
1900Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, GeorgiaHoward Hunter was listed as a son in Dock Hunter's household on the 1900 Census at Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bairdstown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Roll: 215; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1240215.

Thomas Boren

M, b. 25 January 1882, d. 25 November 1958
Thomas Boren 1958
Father*Ephraim Boren b. 23 Jul 1858, d. 20 Aug 1929
Mother*Amanda Stumm b. 29 Nov 1859, d. 2 Jul 1935
  • Thomas Boren was born on 25 January 1882 at Williamson, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Ephraim Boren and Amanda Stumm.
  • Thomas Boren married Lillian Emma Everly, daughter of Usual M. Everly and Edith Valeria Barns, on 27 November 1907 at Jonesboro, Illinois.
  • Thomas Boren died on 25 November 1958 at St Louis, Missouri, at age 76 Thomas Boren obituary.
    Carbondale Southern Illinoisan November 25, 1958 - Thomas Boren obituary
Census DateLocation
1900Carterville, Williamson, IllinoisThomas Boren was listed as a son in Ephraim Boren's household on the 1900 Census at Carterville, Williamson, Illinois.1
1910Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, IllinoisThomas Boren was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois.2
1920Blairsville, Williamson, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois.3
21 April 1930Herrin, Williamson, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, surname listed as Baren.4
     In January 1953 at Illinois Three Boren generations serve IOOF.
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan January 14, 1953 - 3 Boren generations serve IOOF

Children of Thomas Boren and Lillian Emma Everly

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Carterville, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: 354; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0108; FHL microfilm: 1240354.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T624_335; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0162; FHL microfilm: 1374348.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T625_418; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 153.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: 570; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 2340305.

Lillian Emma Everly

F, b. 23 August 1881, d. 5 June 1965
Father*Usual M. Everly b. 9 Nov 1858, d. 14 Apr 1929
Mother*Edith Valeria Barns b. 7 Jul 1858, d. 20 Oct 1943
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLillian Emma Everly was also known as Lilian.
Name VariationLillian Emma Everly was also known as Emma L.
Name VariationLillian Emma Everly was also known as Lylian Emma.
Married Name27 November 1907As of 27 November 1907,her married name was Boren.
  • Lillian Emma Everly was born on 23 August 1881 at Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky.
  • She was the daughter of Usual M. Everly and Edith Valeria Barns.
  • Lillian Emma Everly married Thomas Boren, son of Ephraim Boren and Amanda Stumm, on 27 November 1907 at Jonesboro, Illinois.
  • Lillian Emma Everly died on 5 June 1965 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, at age 83 Lillian (Everly) Boren obituary.
    Southern Illinoisan - 6 Jun 1965 - Lillian (Everly) Boren obituary
Census DateLocation
1910Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, IllinoisLillian Emma Everly was listed as wife in Thomas Boren's household on the 1910 Census at Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois.1
1920Blairsville, Williamson, IllinoisLillian Emma Everly was listed as wife in Thomas Boren's household on the 1920 Census at Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois.2
21 April 1930Herrin, Williamson, IllinoisLillian Emma Everly was listed as wife in Thomas Boren's household on the 1930 Census at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; surname listed as Baren.3
     In June 1949 at Illinois attended Lemons Boren family reunion.
Carbondale Free Press June 3, 1949 - Lemons Boren family reunion

Children of Lillian Emma Everly and Thomas Boren

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T624_335; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0162; FHL microfilm: 1374348.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T625_418; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 153.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: 570; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 2340305.

Ray E. Boren

M, b. 17 May 1919, d. 9 March 2012
Ray Boren 1966
Father*Thomas Boren b. 25 Jan 1882, d. 25 Nov 1958
Mother*Lillian Emma Everly b. 23 Aug 1881, d. 5 Jun 1965
  • Ray E. Boren was born on 17 May 1919 at twin with Faye, Herrin, Williamson, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Thomas Boren and Lillian Emma Everly.
  • Ray E. Boren married Mary Belle Francis on 9 July 1938.
  • Ray E. Boren died on 9 March 2012 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, at age 92 Ray E. Boren, 92, passed away 5 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at his residence.

    Ray formerly co-owned and operated with his wife, Mary Belle, the Boren's IGA grocery stores in Herrin, Harrisburg and Carbondale. What started as a small store with his father, Tom, and brother, Woodrow, in 1903, served the community of Herrin for more than 80 years. He was a longtime director of the Herrin Security Bank Board and retired as director emeritus for the Herrin Security Bank in Herrin.

    Ray was a deacon and taught Boy's Sunday school class at First Baptist Church in Herrin. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy during World War II, serving with the Seabee's in Guam and Okinawa.

    Ray and his wife, Mary Belle, loved to travel throughout the world with their family and close friends, Bob and Dorothy Mercer, Ruth Wilma and Tommy Colombo.

    His many contributions to the City and Community were not for personal recognition, but for the pleasure of bettering his community and the world around him. He helped many a child to achieve their academic educations by offering employment to them.

    His memberships included but were not limited to, lifetime membership in the Herrin Elks, Baker-Ladd VFW Posts 1567, Herrin American Legion Post 645, Herrin Chamber of Commerce, Herrin Better Business Assn., to which he was their biggest promoter and supporter, Herrin United Way, volunteer at the Herrin Hospital for 15 years, former member of the Herrin Kiwanis's Club, Oddfellows Club, Executive Committee Director of the Illinois Food Retailer's Association. He was one of the founding organizers of HerrinFesta Italiana and was honored as a Special Guest in 2011, awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Herrin Chamber of Commerce in 2006 and assisted with coordinating the Mayor Quaglia's Thanksgiving Dinner for the citizens of Herrin.

    Ray was born May 17, 1919, in Herrin, to Thomas and Lylian (Everly) Boren.

    Ray was united in marriage with Mary Belle Francis on July 9, 1938, in Jackson, Mo. She preceded him in death May 11, 2009.

    Surviving are daughter, Brenda Preston and Ed Schullian of Herrin; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jerry Boren of Carbondale, and David and Amy Boren of Herrin; five grandchildren, Amy Suchadoll and her husband, Jeff, of Houston, Texas, James Neal Preston and fiancée, Sarah Varoujean of Portland, Ore., Brian Preston and fiancée, Beth Foster of Herrin, Joshua Boren of Herrin and Danielle Boren of Herrin; four great-grandchildren, Jordan Preston, Brandon Suchadoll, Jake Suchadoll and Jenna Suchadoll.

    Also surviving are sister-in-law, Barbara Francis of Herrin; nephews and nieces, Tom Boren and his wife, Ibby Jean, of Maumelle, Ark., Morris "Chick" Boren and his wife, Carlen, of Cordova, Tenn., Terry Boren and his wife, Maria, of Barnes, Wis., Mike Musgrave and his wife, Pam, of Walnut Creek, Calif., Jim Francis and his wife, Wendy, of Rochester, Minn., Paul E. Francis of Herrin and Sallie Ann and Brian Suprenant of Herrin; several great-nieces and nephews; and close friends, Dorothy Mercer and Melba Thurman, both of Herrin.

    He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; siblings, Helen Long, Mike Boren, Woodrow Boren and twin sister, Faye Musgrave; niece, Lynne Rae Hindman; nephew, Ronnie Musgrave; brother-in-law, Paul Francis; and his close friends, Bob Mercer, Ruth Wilma and Tommy Colombo.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, in First Baptist Church in Herrin, with the Revs. Don Grammer and Mark Hutson officiating. Interment with military graveside rites conducted by the Herrin American Legion, Baker-Ladd VFW Posts and Illinois Army National Guard Honor Detail will be in Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin.

    Memorial donations may be made to TIP Hospice or First Baptist Church, 1500 South 13th St., Herrin, IL 62948; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

    Published in The Southern Illinoisan from March 10 to March 11, 2012.
Census DateLocation
1920Blairsville, Williamson, IllinoisRay E. Boren was listed as a son in Thomas Boren's household on the 1920 Census at Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois.1
21 April 1930Herrin, Williamson, IllinoisRay E. Boren was listed as a son in Thomas Boren's household on the 1930 Census at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; surname listed as Baren.2
     In June 1949 at Illinois attended Lemons Boren family reunion. In May 1966 at Illinois Borens IGA article including brothers Woodrow and Ray Boren.
Carbondale Southern Illinoisan May 22, 1966 - Borens IGA - brothers Woodrow and Ray Boren

Child of Ray E. Boren and Mary Belle Francis

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T625_418; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 153.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: 570; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 2340305.

Mary Belle Francis

F, b. 18 July 1919, d. 11 May 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Belle Francis was also known as Mary Bell.
Married Name9 July 1938As of 9 July 1938,her married name was Boren.
  • Mary Belle Francis was born on 18 July 1919 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois.
  • She married Ray E. Boren, son of Thomas Boren and Lillian Emma Everly, on 9 July 1938.
  • Mary Belle Francis died on 11 May 2009 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, at age 89 Mary Belle Boren, 89, of Herrin, passed away 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2009 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband and family.
    Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Rev. Donald Grammer will officiate. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery at Herrin. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2009 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Memorial donations are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to TIP Hospice or to the First Baptist Church of Herrin, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    Mrs. Boren was primarily a homemaker during her lifetime, and was best known for her meals on Sunday for her family and taking care of her five grandkids. Mary Belle and her husband, Ray, formerly owned and operated the Boren IGA Stores in Herrin, Harrisburg and Carbondale and during World War II, she also worked for an ordinance plant and a Lemon Packing Plant in San Diego, CA.
    She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Herrin, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Herrin Women's Club.
    She was born July 18, 1919 in Herrin, IL to Ray and Hazel (Ladd) Francis.
    Mary Belle was united in marriage with Ray E. Boren on July 9, 1938 in Jackson, MO. Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Ray E. Boren of Herrin; three children, Brenda Preston of Herrin, Jerry Boren of Carbondale, David and Amy Boren of Herrin; five grandchildren, Amy (Jeff) Suchadoll of Houston, TX, James Neal Preston of Portland, OR, Brian Preston (Mrs. Boren's care-giver) of Herrin, Joshua Boren and Danielle Boren of Herrin; four great grandchildren, Jordan Preston, Brandon Suchadoll, Jake Suchadoll and Jenna Suchadoll; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Barbara Francis of Herrin; nieces and nephews, Thomas (Ib) Boren of San Diego, CA, Chick (Karleen) Boren of Covington, TN, Terry and Maria Boren of Barnes, WI, Michael and Pam Musgrave of San Francisco, CA, Paulie Francis of Herrin, Sally (Brian) Suprenant of Herrin and Jim and Wendy Francis of Rochester, MN and special friend, Dorothy Mercer of Herrin.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister.

    Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home, Herrin, IL.

Child of Mary Belle Francis and Ray E. Boren

Rebajean Mae Talley

F, b. 24 May 1919, d. 30 April 2002
Father*Samuel A. Talley b. 31 May 1897, d. Feb 1986
Mother*Ruby Fern McWilliams b. 25 Mar 1896, d. 22 May 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRebajean Mae Talley was also known as Reba.
Married Namecirca 1935As of circa 1935,her married name was Boren.

Child of Rebajean Mae Talley and Woodrow Wilson Boren

Lynn Rae Boren

F, b. 17 August 1936, d. 26 February 2003
Father*Woodrow Wilson Boren b. 1 Dec 1916, d. 6 Jul 1999
Mother*Rebajean Mae Talley b. 24 May 1919, d. 30 Apr 2002
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hindman.
  • Lynn Rae Boren married Bill L. Hindman.
  • Lynn Rae Boren was born on 17 August 1936 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois.
  • She was the daughter of Woodrow Wilson Boren and Rebajean Mae Talley.
  • Lynn Rae Boren died on 26 February 2003 at age 66 Lynn Rae (Boren) Hindman, 66, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at her home. There will be no visitation. The body will be cremated. The family of Mrs. Hindman requests that friends spend time with the one who gives eternal life. Mrs. Hindman was born August 17, 1936, in Herrin to Woodrow Boren and Reba Jean (Talley) Boren. She graduated from Herrin High School in 1954 and attended Southern Illinois University and graduated from the Barnes Hospital School of Nursing in 1959. She is survived by her son, Jay Boren and wife Dee of Orangeville, Calif; daughters, Kelley and husband Mike Meyer of Newport, Wash. and Tracy Mumey of Herrin; sister, Iva Nell and husband Gene Stiman of Salem; brother, Terry and wife Maria Boren of Rogers, Minn; grandchildren, Joshua and Jacob Hindman of Orangeville, Calif, Michael, Mason and Megan Meyer of Newport, Va. and Eden and Nicole Mumey of Energy; beloved aunt and uncle Mary Belle and Ray Boren of Herrin and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her huband, Bill L. Hindman and her grandparents, Tom and Lillian Boren and Sam and Rudy Talley.

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Brenda Carol Boren

F, b. 20 May 1947, d. 1 December 2014
Father*Ray E. Boren b. 17 May 1919, d. 9 Mar 2012
Mother*Mary Belle Francis b. 18 Jul 1919, d. 11 May 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schullian.
Married NameHer married name was Preston.
  • Brenda Carol Boren was born on 20 May 1947 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois.
  • She was the daughter of Ray E. Boren and Mary Belle Francis.
  • Brenda Carol Boren died on 1 December 2014 at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, at age 67.

Helen M. Boren

F, b. circa 1909, d. after 1958
Father*Thomas Boren b. 25 Jan 1882, d. 25 Nov 1958
Mother*Lillian Emma Everly b. 23 Aug 1881, d. 5 Jun 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Long.
Census DateLocation
1910Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, IllinoisHelen M. Boren was listed as a daughter in Thomas Boren's household on the 1910 Census at Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois.1
1920Blairsville, Williamson, IllinoisHelen M. Boren was listed as a daughter in Thomas Boren's household on the 1920 Census at Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois.2
21 April 1930Herrin, Williamson, IllinoisHelen M. Boren was listed as a daughter in Thomas Boren's household on the 1930 Census at Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; surname listed as Baren.3
     Helen M. Boren lived in 1958 at Brooklyn, New York.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Herrin Ward 4, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T624_335; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0162; FHL microfilm: 1374348.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T625_418; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 153.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Herrin, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: 570; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 2340305.

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