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William Henry Boice
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1818
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1892
Mercer County
Ohio, USA

William Henry Boice (1818 1892) born January 5, 1818 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Son of Thomas B. Boice 1792 1860 and Patience Provance 1795 1874. William was one of 16 children. Member of the Methodist Protestant Church.

William's first wife and mother of all his children was Catherine Frum (1826 - 1864). Catherine was born Monongalia County, West Virginia and the daughter of William Hobart Frum Jr 1787 1868 born in Virginia and of German descent, and Catherine Corothers 1792 1854 of West Virginia. They married on 6 Aug 1840 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. They were the parents of: Elisha Boice 1840 1863, Patience Annery Boice 1841 1925, Elizabeth Ann Boice 1844 1889, Catherine Jane Boice 1848 1924, Sarah E Boice 1849 1871, Thomas Jefferson Boice 1851 1921, William Henry Boice 1853 1942, John Loveberry Boice 1857 1875, Andrew Jackson Boice 1858 1934, Lodicy F Boice 1860 1886, Bartemus Boice 1861 1947. His eldest son, Elisha, was in the Eleventh Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 1861, and died in service at Fortress Monroe in 1863.

William Hobart Frum, Jr. Birth: August 24, 1787 Frederick Co., Virginia (now West Virginia) Death: October 27, 1868 (81) Monongalia Co., West Virginia, Place of Burial: Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery, WV

Catherine Frum Boice died in 1864, and William, now widowed, married second Mary E Mc Dowell on 3 Sep 1865. Mary was the widow of Joseph Runkel.

By 1873 Mary McDowell Runkel Boice had died and again William was widowed and took as his third wife Mary Thomas, widow Porter. He was 55 and she was 47. Mary was born in Westmorland, PA. and was residing in Wirt County, W. VA. Samuel Boise performed the wedding on 19 Jun 1873 in Wirt Co., West Virginia. In 1876 he owned 100 acres and was farming near Macedon, Mercer County, Ohio. He filed for Divorce March 1877 and Divorce granted 4 Jun 1877. He charged that they had not been together for 3 years.

William took as his fourth wife, Elizabeth Townsend Hearn on 24 Mar 1878 in Jay, Indiana. She was born 1821 in Maryland. After the wedding they lived in Monongalia, West Virginia. In 1882 he was listed as a farmer and raised stock in Mercer County. Ohio. On 29 Jan 1892, William died of the grippe, a former name for influenza, in Macedon, Mercer County, Ohio. He is buried in Macedon Cemetery there. (Bio by Charlene Patton)
Family links: 
  Thomas B. Boice (1792 - 1860)
  Patience Provance Boice (1795 - 1874)
  Catherine Frum Boice (1826 - 1864)*
  Patience Annery Boice Florence (1841 - 1925)*
  Catherine Jane Boice Runkel (1848 - 1924)*
  Joseph Boise (1815 - 1874)**
  Edmond Boice (1817 - 1862)**
  William Henry Boice (1818 - 1892)
*Calculated relationship
Macedon Cemetery
Mercer County
Ohio, USA
Plot: New Section, Row 9
Maintained by: Charlene Patton
Originally Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: Apr 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68260733
William Henry Boice
Added by: Charlene Patton
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In memory of my 3rd Gr. Grandfather
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