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Mary Ann Sterling Boshaw
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Birth: 1843
Middlesex County
Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 21, 1899
Wexford County
Michigan, USA

1899 Feb 23 - Cherry Grove Twp - Mary Ann Sterling was born in 1843 in Thames, Canada to Charles & Unknown Sterling. She married Peter Boshaw Monday 04 Oct 1858 in Kimball. She was first married at 21 y of age and was the mother of 9 children of whom 5 were alive at the time of her death. She was a housewife.

Mary Ann (Sterling) Boshaw died at 3 am Tuesday 21 Feb 1899 at the age of 56 y in Selma Twp from Broncho Pneumonia, Heart Failure and La Grippe, she had been ill since Thursday 16 Feb 1899. Survivors included her husband, Peter, 4 sons, Theodore 'Leesdore' Boshaw, Thomas Boshaw, Peter Boshaw, James Boshaw, 2 daughters, Mary Elnora & Ralph Milo Babcock and Eliza & John R Robinson all of Cadillac; 1 step-daughter, Rosanna Lucinda & William Willard Hills; step-daughter Rosanna Lucinda & William Willard Hills, Margaret & Noah Richards, and Tracy 'Thressia' & Francis Smith; and 1 sister, Harriett Ann Sterling.

She was preceded in death by son Lewis Henry Boshaw 30 Oct 1893, and James Boshaw 26 Dec 1933.

Burial was in Selma Township Cemetery in Cadillac


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Unknown death information for 4 sons, Brack Boshaw, Israel Boshaw, Joseph Boshaw John Boshaw, 1 daughter, Dora Boshaw; step-son, Paschal Boshaw

Michigan Marriage records - Mary Sterling married Peter Boshaw 04 Oct 1858 in St Clair County, Michigan

St Clair County, Michigan Birth records for Peter & Mary Boshaw's children 1) Peter Boshaw born 26 Nov 1868, 2) Lewis Henry Boshaw born 24 March 1874, 3) Eliza Boshaw born 09 Apr 1877

1870 Census, Kimball Twp, St Clair County, Michigan - Peter Boshaw 35 Canada, Mary 21 (s/b 31) Canada, Thressia 15 Michigan, Israel 10 Michigan, (Theodore) Thomas 4 Michigan, Peter 1 Michigan

1880 Census, St Clair, St Clair County, Michigan - Peter Bushaw 50 Michigan, Mary 40 Michigan, Theadore 21 Michigan, Thomas 15 Michigan, Peter 13 Michigan, Dora 11 Michigan, John 8 Michigan, Eliza 3 Michigan

1900 Census, Selma Twp, Wexford County, Michigan - per Family Search site - Peter Barhow 3/1832 Canada Widower

Michigan Death records - Mary Bushaw, b 1843 Canada, died 21 Feb 1899, Selma Twp, Wexford County, Mchigan; Married, Father, Charles Sterling
Family links: 
  Peter Beauchamp Boshaw (1829 - 1903)
  Theodore Boshaw (1861 - 1928)*
  Thomas Boshaw (1867 - 1932)*
  Peter Boshaw (1868 - 1946)*
  Mary Elnora Boshaw (Yeager) Yager Babcock (1871 - 1936)*
  Eliza Boshaw Robinson (1877 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Selma Township Cemetery
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Originally Created by: E. Boerma
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76197621
Mary Ann <i>Sterling</i> Boshaw
Added by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Mary Ann <i>Sterling</i> Boshaw
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