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William Bosley
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1775
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1837
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

William Bosley served in the War of 1812 as a private in Capt. Henry Thompson's First Baltimore Horse Artillery (aka Capt. Thompson's Co of Cavalry. MD Militia) that saw action in 1814 as a cavalry messenger/observation unit at the Battles of Bladensburg and Baltimore in addition to being the personal guard of Maj. Gen. Samuel Smith,
commander of the 3rd Division.
William was s/o Walter Bosley and Mary Trapnall of Baltimore Co and m. Elizabeth Stansbury (d/o William and Mary (Welsh Stansbury) on 20 May 1801 at Zion German Luthern Church, Manchester, MD. William and Elizabeth had issue: William Stanbury b. 25 May 1802, Walter b. 1803,
Mary Jan b. 1804, Eliza M b. 1805, John A b. 1808, Mary Jane b. 28 Jun 1809, Ellenore "Ellen" b. 28 May 1813, James Henry b. 1816, Walter T b. 21 Jun 1818, Charles Joshua b. 1823, Clarissa b. 1824, and Emily Elizabeth b. 1826. William was part owner along with his brother James in 3 privateer schooners out of Baltimore: "Joseph & Mary", "Ned", and "Tartar".
 (bio by: Nelson Bolton) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Stansbury Bosley (1785 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  Walter Bosley (1803 - 1804)*
  Mary Jane Bosley (1809 - 1810)*
  Mary Jane Bosley (1811 - 1831)*
  Ellen Bosley (1813 - 1813)*
  Walter T Bosley (1819 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Long Crandon Cemetery
Timonium
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: MDE
Record added: May 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52704081
William Bosley
Added by: MDE
 
 
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May you rest in eternal peace.
- Heaven's Gate
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013
from your ggggranddaughter
- Kitty Whitlock
 Added: Dec. 28, 2011
 
 
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