Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Boeses in:
 • Belle Prairie Cemetery
 • Alexander
 • Rush County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Henry John Boese
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 25, 1862
Death: May 30, 1923
Alexander
Rush County
Kansas, USA

Henry J. Boese was born in Warsaw, Russia December 25, 1862, and departed this life at his home south of Alexander, May 30, being 60 years, 5 months, and 5 days old.
He came to Alexander when he was a young man, and located at Lehigh, Kansas, later moving to Newton, Kansas. In 1881, June 14, while still in the old country, he was married to Kathern Dick (she was a Russian girl). To this union was born seven sons and four daughters. One daughter dying in infancy.
In 1892, he came to Rush County, and lived continuously on the old home place south of Alexander to the time of his death.
In early life he was converted and joined with the Mennonite Brethern, later joining in fellowship with the German M.E. Congregation of Alexander. He was a good Christian man, honest and upright in all his dealings, a friendly neighbor a good husband, and a kind father.
About a year ago his health began to fail, and nothing could be done to arrest the disease. He met his friends cheerfully; told them he was ready to go, and died in peace with God and man.
He leaves to mourn his departure his wife, three daughter, Mrs. Katie Kline, Mrs. Eva Kilgore, and Mrs. Gusta Ebert; seven sons, Henry, John, Peter, William, Jacob, Walter and Herman; nineteen grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Schmidt, and a host of friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were conducted in both English and German at the United Brethern Church, by Rev. Kuricht, of the German M.E. Church, and Rev. Perkins. An unusually large crowd was present. The floral offerings were many and very beautiful. Interment was made in the cemetery south of Alexander. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Dick Boese (1861 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Katie Boese Hartsel (1883 - 1959)*
  Henry Stanley Boese (1886 - 1958)*
  John Adam Boese (1889 - 1968)*
  William Boese (1892 - 1989)*
  Peter Casper Boese (1894 - 1983)*
  Jacob James Boese (1897 - 1988)*
  Walter H. Boese (1899 - 1967)*
  Herman Robert Boese (1902 - 1997)*
  Augusta Lena Boese Lappin (1903 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Belle Prairie Cemetery
Alexander
Rush County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Charlene Herbort
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35918125
Henry John Boese
Added by: Bob Lawrence
 
Henry John Boese
Added by: Bob Lawrence
 
Henry John Boese
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Joe Gibbens
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service