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Henry Levi Boots
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Birth: Dec., 1859
Taberville
St. Clair County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1921
Appleton City
St. Clair County
Missouri, USA

Henry Levi Boots,the subject of this sketch,was the youngest son of Samuel and Lydia Boots.And borntwo miles east of Taberville St Clair Co Mo, in1859.His parents having settled there previous to the civil war.His Father and a brother of the same were shot by guerillas on the banks of the Marais des Cygnes river in the fall of 1861,they having been driven from thier home in St Clair county by the same class of men for being for the Union insteadof the Confederacy.This left Mrs. Boots to rear a large family of children alone, amid the privations of war and the hardships of a new country, and it was amid these scenes the early life of the deceased was spent.After the war closed schools were established at Taberville where he attended and he afterwords finished his education at Weaubleau MO. Soon after reaching manhood, he spent a few years in California, but returned to Taberville,where he spent the rest of his life. Soon after his reyurn he established a drug store at Taberville which he kept for a long term of years, and also took up the study of medicine,which he practiced until the time of his death,which occurred at Appleton City(where he was taking for medical treatment) on January 31, 1921.On Wednesday following he was buried in the family lot at Taberville.His wife preceted him in death in a few years.Heis survived by one daughter, Mrs. Millicent Thorton of Chicago,who was present at his death and funeral,also one grandson and two sisters, Mrs.Sallie Moore and Mrs. Kate Garrison of Taberville and one sister,Mrs. Bettie Purington of Colorado. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Boots (1817 - 1862)
  Lydia Ann Gross Boots Morton (1824 - 1919)
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Ann Boots Good (1844 - 1886)**
  Sarah Ann Boots Moore (1846 - 1929)*
  Lavina Boots McCormick (1848 - 1897)**
  George W. Boots (1850 - 1919)*
  Louisa Boots (1852 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Boots Purinton (1853 - 1928)*
  Henry Levi Boots (1859 - 1921)
  Evelina Boots Pingry (1861 - ____)*
  William Morton (1870 - 1967)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Appleton City Cemetery
Appleton City
St. Clair County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Janis Coleman
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70807441
Henry Levi Boots
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- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jan. 18, 2012

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jun. 19, 2011

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jun. 3, 2011
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