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

Find all Boggesses in:
 • Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery
 • Santa Rosa
 • Sonoma County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Reverdy Gesler Boggess
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 8, 1854
Paw Paw
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1940
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA

Father: David Larkin Boggess
Mother: Margaret Haines
Info: Sonoma Co. Hospital Records

Reverdy Gesler Boggess was born September 8 1855, in Pawpaw Township, Marion County, WV, the eldest of nine children born to David Larkin and Margaret Ann (Haines) Boggess.

Reverdy's father was a farmer and Reverdy left home in his early twenty's to work as a farm laboror in California. He returned home to marry Sarah Ellen Hoskins then took her back to California.

While Reverdy began life in California as a farm laborer, he took many jobs before finding his niche as an upholsterer. He continued to work at this trade until he was 75, but was able to retire in his final years.

Reverdy and Sarah had three children, but only one, Frederick Alford Boggess, born December 17, 1886, survived infancy and grew to manhood.

Reverdy died on Oct 13 1940 and was buried beside his wife, Sarah, who preceded him in death 27 years before. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Larkin Boggess (1828 - 1904)
  Margaret A. Haines Boggess (1830 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ellen Hoskins Boggess (1855 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Reverdy Gesler Boggess (1854 - 1940)
  David Lindsay Boggess (1863 - 1937)*
  William Spencer Boggess (1864 - 1886)**
  John Minor Boggess (1867 - 1870)**
  Allice Cary Boggess (1872 - 1873)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA
Plot: Western Half Circle 111
 
Maintained by: Susan Duncan
Originally Created by: Jeanie Leete
Record added: Jul 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28463876
Reverdy Gesler Boggess
Added by: Susan Duncan
 
Reverdy Gesler Boggess
Added by: Brian Elston
 
Reverdy Gesler Boggess
Added by: Brian Elston
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Jeanie Leete
 Added: Jun. 22, 2010

- Jeanie Leete
 Added: Jun. 22, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service