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Elsie Beatrice Boger DeGroft
Birth: Oct. 1, 1894
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1983
Geauga County
Ohio, USA

Elsie was born in Parkersburg, Wood Co., West Virginia, daughter of Cyrus Maxwell Boger & Bertha (Forester)Boger. She attended Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, graduating with a B.A.in 1916.
Elsie married an Ohio U. classmate, Glenn Morgan DeGroft, 29 Nov 1916. Their Best Man was Fred Wilson Oldham,(my father) an Ohio U. classmate from Bedford, Ohio. They had one daughter, Bertha Jeanette DeGroft.

She was a member of the D.A.R., member of the Geauga County Board of Elections and a charter member of the Business and Professional Women's Association; she was a member & president of the Chardon Progress Research Club, and a member of the Geauga County Historical Society. Also, for many years she was involved in running the annual Burton Maple Sugar Festival.

For many years she and Glenn kept a close friendship with some of those classmates: Ralph & Irene Vesey of Greenville, Ohio; Fred & Ethel Oldham of Bedford, Ohio; Carl & Mary Linville of Elyria; Grace & John Albright PHD, of Cleveland & Shaker Hts., Ohio. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cyrus Maxwell Boger (1861 - 1935)
  Bertha Forester Boger (1872 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Glenn Morgan DeGroft (1890 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cyrus H Boger (1890 - 1898)*
  Victor E Boger (1892 - 1898)*
  Elsie Beatrice Boger DeGroft (1894 - 1983)
  Martha Isabel Boger Shattuck (1895 - 1959)*
  Alberta Maxwell Boger (1896 - 1983)*
  Eva W Boger (1898 - 1898)*
  Eleanor Elizabeth Boger Lanham (1899 - 1970)*
  Robert Forester Boger (1900 - 1968)*
  William Eric Boger (1903 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chardon Municipal Cemetery
Chardon
Geauga County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: MHB
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83033825
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~+++ Eternal rest grant unto her, Oh Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. +++~ Amen.
- JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VETERAN
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014
A remembrance for you...
- Zella
 Added: Sep. 5, 2013
 
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