Monthly Archives: May 2008

Boss Family Cemetery Records and Grave Markers

Good Evening, Several members of the Boss Family are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The cemetery records list: Boss, Andrew J. (S/Wm-Charity), Age 52, March 21, 1891 Boss, Charles B. (S/Andrew), Age 72, November 22, 1947 … Continue reading

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Andrew J. Boss, Military Service

My last post about Andrew Boss covered his enlistment and muster into the Union army during the Civil War. Here, then is the story of his military service. During his service Andrew was present at the Field of Shiloh (Tennessee) … Continue reading

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Andrew Jackson Boss

My Great-Grandfather Andrew Jackson Boss was born about 1838-1839 in Lewis County New York. This is according to the Volunteer Enlistment form dated January 18, 1864 on the occasion of his second enlistment into the Union Army. He was 25 … Continue reading

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A New Day, A New Family Story

May 9, 2008 Hello Everyone, In the coming weeks I’ll be posting information on the Boss family, my Mother’s maternal ancestral line. I have lots and lots to share so it’ll take some time to tell all the stories as … Continue reading

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Great-Grandpa Walker makes the News!

Hi Friends, Some time ago my Great-Grandfather, William Alexander Walker was featured on Colleen Fitzpatrick’s excellent “Forensic Genealogy” website. Many of you are already aware that Colleen features a picture each week along with the opportunity to solve a puzzle … Continue reading

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Jeannie Arbuckle

Dance tae your daddy ma bonnie laddie Dance tae your daddy ma bonnie lamb And ye’ll get a fishie in a little dishie And ye’ll get a fishie when the boat comes hame.* ******************* Jeannie Arbuckle, born in Scotland, July … Continue reading

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