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 Rebecca <I>Dover</I> Boggs

Rebecca Dover Boggs

Birth
Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death 1916 (aged 51–52)
Burial Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section A
Memorial ID 100330936 · View Source
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Washington Democrat
July 5, 1916

Mrs. Rebecca Boggs Died Tuesday Afternoon

Funeral Services Will Be Held at First Christian Church at 2:30 P.M. Thursday Afternoon.

Mrs. Rebecca Boggs, wife of J.W. Boggs, 102 Campbell avenue, died Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock following a long illness from catarrh of the stomach. She had been bedfast for about three weeks. Monday about seven her condition became worse and the decline was then rapid, and it was seen that she had not many hours to live.

Mrs. Boggs was a native of Greene county and was born January 26, 1864, to Mr. and Mrs. Greenberry Dover. Her mother services her at the age of eighty-two years. She makes her home at Williams, Ia.

Mr. and Mrs. Boggs came to Washington in 1905 from Illinois, since which time they have made Washington their home. Mr. Boggs is employed as a harness marker at the Hatfield & Palmer store. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, Elsie and Laura Boggs and the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. Maggie Clark, Decatur, Ill.; Mrs. R. E. Gibbon, Williams Ia.; Mrs. Lizzie Dover, Williams, Ia.; and Harmon and Walter Dover, also of Williams, Iowa.

Mrs. Boggs had been a lifelong member of the church. Previous to moving to this city she had been a Methodist. When the family moved here in 1905 the family united with the Christian church of this city. In which Mrs. Boggs took much interest.

Funeral services will be held at the Christian church at 2:30 Thursday afternoon and burial will be made in Bethany cemetery. Friends wishing to view the body should call at the home as the coffin will not be opened at the church.


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  • Created by: Brittany Hewitt
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100330936
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Dover Boggs (26 Jan 1864–1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100330936, citing Bethany Cemetery, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Brittany Hewitt (contributor 46970247) .