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Henry B Boie
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1857
Death: Mar. 2, 1916

Henry Boie --- Calumet County Reporter --- March 10, 1916

Henry Boie was born in New Holstein, January 20, 1857, the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Nic. Boie. Until his seventeenth year he remained at home assisting his parents in the work of the farm. In the spring of 1874, when hardly more than a mere boy, he left for what was then the far west to seek his fortune. He early got into the railroad construction work and up to within a few months of his death he was engaged as contractor on a number of important railroad construction contracts all through the northwest both in this country and in Canada. He was very popular both with his employers and the nickname, "Big Henry," was a synonym for work honestly and well done, and his word was as good as his bond.
Though over forty years have elapsed since his departure, Mr. Boie still maintained a war affection for his native town, and during his final illness often expressed the wish to return to his boyhood home—a wish that would doubtless have been gratified had his condition admitted of his removal here.
About a year ago he was laid on with a severe attack of rheumatism, and he sought relief at the Hot Spring, Ore. This trouble yielded to the treatment he received, but a disease more dangerous, an internal cancer, manifested itself early in the summer and he was removed to a hospital at Portland. Here he had only the best care that the physicians and nurses could give him, but also through all the devoted care and attention of his brother, William, who had been his partner and companion for many years. Although two operations were undertaken, nothing could be done to avert the fatal outcome of the disease, and Thursday evening death relieved him of his long and intense suffering.
The body arrived here Wednesday in charge of William Boie, brother of the deceased, and was removed to the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Matzen, from where the funeral was held Thursday afternoon. W. H. Luehr delivered a short funeral address.
Deceased is survived by two brothers; John of Thorpe, Wis,: and William, Spokane, Wash.; and six sisters; Mrs. Ferd Hachez, Mrs. Fred Matzen, and Mrs. August Hansen, of New Holstein; Mrs. Charles Sebelien and Mrs. E. W. Paulsen of Chilton, and Mrs. Albert Arps, of Denver Colorado.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Boie (1822 - 1909)
  Cecilie Tonner Boie (1830 - 1910)
 
 Siblings:
  Eliese Boie Hachez (1850 - 1919)*
  Johann Boie (1855 - 1856)*
  Henry B Boie (1857 - 1916)
  Wilhelm Boie (1859 - 1862)*
  John N Boie (1860 - 1943)*
  Mathilda A Boie Sebelien (1862 - 1916)*
  William Edward Boie (1865 - 1940)*
  Charles Boie (1866 - 1889)*
  Anna Boie Paulsen (1868 - 1955)*
  Cecilie Margareit Boie Matzen (1869 - 1936)*
  Lina S Boie Hansen (1871 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: ossw nicholas Cecilie, Johann, Wilhelm Charles
 
Burial:
New Holstein City Cemetery
New Holstein
Calumet County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: 120
 
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: Jun 25, 2009
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Henry B Boie
Added by: Rose Mohnsam
 
Henry B Boie
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Henry B Boie
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