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 Charles Borror

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Charles Borror

  • Birth 1758 Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Jun 1843 Grant County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Rough Run, Grant County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 69080625

Charles was the son of immigrant parents-Jacob Borror (Borer) of Germany and Barbara Tschudi (Judy) of Switzerland. Charles was married to Sidney Wees, d/o of Jacob & Elizabetha Catherine Wildfang Wees, in 1782. Charles & Sidney had the following children:

Sarah Elizabeth Borror(1783–1860), John W Borror(1788-1863), Jacob Borror(1790–1875), Solomon Borror(1792–1875),Martin Borror(1798–1886), George Borror(1800–?),Phoebe Borror(1801–1869, Magdalena Borer(1804–?), Elizabeth(Jennie)Borror (1806–1906).

Charles was a Private in the Revoluntionary War, Virginia Infantry. He was granted a pension of $30/yr.,in 1835, for his service. Charles amassed a total of approx 461 acres of land in the South Mill Creek & Mill Creek areas, during the years 1810,1815,1835,& 1838. It was upon some of this land that he built his homestead, which is situated across the road from this cemetery. Charles was the first "Borror" known to have this farm, originally in Hampshire Co.,VA. Charles' son, Martin, inherited the farm upon Charles death. Isaac Borror inherited the farm from his father, Martin, but eventually sold the farm to the Riggleman family, upon his move to Indiana, around 1887 or 1888.

Charles was my 4th great grandfather.

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This marker was formally dedicated 24 Jun 1995 by the Borror Family Association to commemorate Charles Borror and his brothers, Jacob & Thomas. The front of the marker is inscribed as follows:
"Blest Be The Tie That Binds"

Jacob Charles Thomas
1763-Aug 11,1804 1758-June 20,1843 Died 1810
PVT. in Va. Militia PVT in Va. Militia
in Amer. Rev. War in Amer. Rev. War
Burial Pl Unknown Buried at this site Burial Pl.

On the reverse of the memorial the following is engraved:
In Memory of the Three Pioneer Borror Brothers of This Valy

Erected and Dedicated by Member of the Borror Family May 26, 1990





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  • Added: 29 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69080625
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Borror (1758–20 Jun 1843), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69080625, citing Borror-Riggleman Cemetery, Rough Run, Grant County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by suebee (contributor 47239562) .