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Agnes Reid Boone Otis
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1840
Westport
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1916
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Wife of Colonel Elmer I. Otis, US Army.

Her parents were Albert Galletin Boone and Anna Reid Hamilton Boone. Her father had a number of occupations, including fur trader, saloon and general store owner, Indian Agent, and census enumerator (1880 census), and was once called "the bravest man in the West." Agnes was the great-granddaughter of famed Indian fighter and pioneer, Daniel Boone. She met then Captain Otis at Fort Lyon, Bent County, Colorado, where he was the post commander and her father was the local Indian Agent. They were married on 24 October 1861 at Fort Lyon, CO. They had ten children: Minnie Boone Otis (born 3 Aug 1862), Elmer Spencer Otis (born 1 July 1864), Florence Price Otis (born 20 Aug 1866), Mollie Boggs Otis (born 18 Jan 1869), Francis Ignatius Otis (born 26 Oct 1871), Martha Mary Stanislaus Otis (born 17 June 1873), Albert Joseph Otis (born 5 Jan 1875), Joseph Tilford Otis (born 17 April 1877), Margaret Mary Otis (born 2 Dec 1878), and John Vincent Otis (born 22 July 1884).  
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Gallatin Boone (1806 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmer Ignatius Otis (1830 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  Mary Boggs Otis Cabell (1869 - 1888)*
  Francis Ignatius Otis (1871 - 1905)*
  Albert Joseph Otis (1875 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Family lore has it she was buried in Denver, where one son lived. She died in New Orleans while visiting her oldest son there. Her burial site has not been confirmed.
 
Burial:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Nov 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6004008
Agnes Reid <i>Boone</i> Otis
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
Agnes Reid <i>Boone</i> Otis
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Agnes Reid <i>Boone</i> Otis
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Agnes Reid BooneThe grand niece of husband of 1st cousin 6x removed.
- Charlotte Ann Price
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-Anonymous
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