Yuma County, Colorado
Yuma County Pioneer Photographs:
August C. C. and Louise Boesel, Albert Boesel,
Departing April 2, 1884 from Hamburg were August Boessel, 25 and Louise 35, from Hohenfelde.
The 1890 farmers gazetteer for Saunders County, Nebraska has "Boesel Aug, Ithaca" and "Boesel C, Ithaca."
August "Bosell" proved up a quarter in 7, 4S 43W in 1900.
In 1900 Idalia precinct, August "Boess" born October 1859, married 20 years to Louise (no kids for her), born March 1849, both born in Germany.
In 1910 Idalia precinct, August "Boesel", 50, married 29 years to Louise - her second marriage,. She's 61, with one child still living.
They were both born in Germany. With them is Ella Braeme, orphan 17, born in Colorado.
1911 "Sales are quite the fashion around this country. August Boesel had a sale last week at his place five miles northeast of Idalia which proved to be a great success. In losing August Boesel and wife the country loses one of its best farmers."
August C.C. Boesel 1856-1928, # 102165887, and Louise 1849-1914 # 28785042 are buried in WSahoo, Nebraska.
Albert's two younger daughters, Anna and Melva, per one Ancestry tree, were born in Colorado.
The 1907 index for Clear Creek precinct, Saunders County, Nebraska has "Boesel, Albert. Wf. Sophia; ch. Otto, Amanda, Elsie, August, Malva, Irvin, Maynard. P. O. Ashland, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 32. (29.) Owner, E. V. Coole."
Albert 1869-1950 and Sophia 1872-1940 are buried in Ithaca, Saunders County, Nebraska. # 56811354.
Almost certainly a relative is Helene Boesel, born Dec. 13, 1862, in Hanover, Germany, with her family, came to America. Her parents celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, Oct. 6, 1905, at Ithaca.
Helena, "Lena," and John McInerney were married at Wahoo, Nebraska by Rev. William Choka in 1886.
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