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Benjamin Butler Boggess
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1886
Liberty (Putnam County)
Putnam County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug., 1975
Ripley County
Indiana, USA

Benjamin Butler Boggess 1886-1975

Ben BOGGESS 89, of Sunman died Wednesday, August 20, at Margaret Mary Community Hospital.

Mr. Boggess was born March 11, 1886, in Liberty West Virginia, a son of Andrew J and Mary Carney Boggess. On July 8, 1906, he married Stella Myrtle Duncan, who preceded him in death Sept 27, 1960.

He lived in this community 53 years having come here from West Virginia. Mr. Boggess was a retired miner, wood worker and farmer. He was director for Peoples Bank and Trust Company for many years in Sunman, Indiana.

He is survived by one son and two daughters: Alvin Boggess of Hamilton, Ohio; Mrs Belva Bauman, R 3, Sunman; and Clara Louise Pohlar, R3, Batesville; nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Mr. Boggess was a Member of St Johns Church, Penntown, IN. Funeral Rites were held Saturday, August 23, at 1:30 pm at St Johns Church. The Rev Michael Frantz officiating. Burial was in the Church Cemetery with the Cook Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

Obituary of Benjamin Butler Boggess, The Batesville Herald Tribune Batesville, Indiana August 27, 1975, Page 10

NOTE: Benjamin Butler is the son of Andrew Jackson Boggess & Mary Catharine "Katie" Carney. Andrew Jackson Boggess was a Civil War Soldier.
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  Stella Myrtle Duncan Boggess (1889 - 1960)*
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Saint John's United Church of Christ
Ripley County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Jean Clayton Charles
Record added: Mar 26, 2013
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