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Henry Wilson Boss, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1809
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1896
Pond Spring
Walker County
Georgia, USA


Henry Wilson Boss was born 21 Aug 1809 in Wilkes Co., GA to Christopher and Esther (Phoenis) Boss, both natives of Augusta Co., VA. By 1830, H. W. Boss was in Walton Co., GA. There, on 12 Dec 1833, he married Lucinda Whitlow. She was the daughter of Bolden and Eliz. (Stewart) Whitlow of Halifax Co., VA and Walton Co., GA. About 1836-7, Henry and Lucinda Boss moved to McLemore's Cove, Walker Co. GA, along with Bolden Whitlow's family and all of his sons-in-law: James M. Bonds, Archibald Bonds, Wm I. Mathis, Avery Camp, Wm "Buck" Bailey, & Miles Washington Whitlow. Henry Boss' parents also removed to Walker Co., GA.

Henry Boss established himself on a fertile tract of land near his kinfolk in the Cove, raised a large family and farmed all of his life. When his country called, he served in E Co., 6th Georgia Cavalry, Confederate States Army.

His wife Lucinda died abt 1846 and he remarried to Susannah Childress. She died 1889 and is buried next to Henry W. Boss in Morgan Cemetery.

Obit summary from the Walker County Messenger 1 Feb 1896: "Henry Boss, age 86, died January 23rd, of Pond Springs, buried in the family cemetery."


1. NANCY ANN BOSS, b. 1835; d. Unknown.
2. WILLIAM BOSS, b. 1837; d. Unknown.
3. JOHNSTON BOSS, b. 1842; d. Unknown; m. MARY MAGDALENE BLACKWELL; d. Unknown.
4. HENRY WILSON BOSS, JR, b. January 16, 1844; d. February 1924; m. MARY LUCINDA MORGAN; d. Unknown. Bur. Chattooga Baptist Church, Walker Co., GA. (see photo.)

Issue of HENRY BOSS and SUSAN CHILDRESS (see photo):

5. RICHARD CHRISTOPHER BOSS, b. June 28, 1848; d. November 18, 1924; m. (1) MARTHA PERMINA MORGAN; d. Unknown; m. (2) MARTHA JANE JOHNSTON; d. Unknown.
6. REUBIN LEE BOSS, b. October 29, 1850; d. March 13, 1903; m. JULIA ANN SMITH; d. Unknown.
7. SUSAN GEORGIA BOSS, b. March 15, 1853; d. Unknown; m. THOMAS A. FISHER; d. Unknown.
8. LORENZO MARSHALL BOSS, b. 1855; d. Unknown; m. CARRIE BRYAN; d. 1932. (See photo.)
9. SIRENIUS JACKSON BOSS, b. July 07, 1857; d. May 12, 1936; m. CHARLOTTE CATHERINE MANN; d. Unknown.
10. ALEXANDER BOSS, b. 1860; d. Unknown.
11. PERMELIA ARZELLA BOSS, b. June 02, 1863; d. August 20, 1885 (see photo.)

Be Thou At Peace.
Family links: 
  Susan Boss (1824 - 1889)
  Lucinda Whitlow Boss (1814 - 1846)*
  Richard Christopher Boss (1848 - 1924)*
  Lorenzo Marshall Boss (1855 - 1932)*
  Sirenus Jackson Boss (1857 - 1936)*
  Permelia Arzilla Boss (1863 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
Morgan Cemetery
Walker County
Georgia, USA
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Originally Created by: Lin
Record added: Nov 24, 2006
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Henry Wilson Boss, Sr
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