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Origin of the surname “Bovee:”

 

 

Generation

 

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7. John Bovee:

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born Holland.  Immigrated to America before the Revolutionary War.  Married (?) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

3. Children:

 

a. Matthew Bovee.

 

b. Reverend Nicholas Bovee: Employed as a Methodist clergyman.

 

c. Jane Bovee.

 

d. Catharine Bovee.

 

e. John G. Bovee: See generation 6, below.

 

6. John G. Bovee

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1800 at sea.  Died age 82 in Redfield Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: John Bovee, age 50 (b. NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Emeline Bovee, age 44; son, William Bovee, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer; daughter, Emeline Bovee, age 21 (b. NYS); daughter, Almira Bovee, age 17 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Ann Bovee, age 16 (b. NYS); daughter, Hariet E. Bovee, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Catherin Bovee, age 12 (b. NYS); son, John Bovee, age 11 (b. NYS); and daughter, Martha Bovee, age 7 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: John Bovee, age 69 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Redfield Township, Oswego County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $2,000 and his personal property was valued at $675.  The household also included his wife, Emeline Bovee, age 66 (b. CT).

 

2. Wife: Emeline Bard

 

Born in Connecticut.  Before marriage resided in Bleecker Township, Fulton County, New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. William Bovee: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Beriah Bovee: (perhaps) Born 1828.  Died 1851 (abt age 23); interred Weaver/Three Mile Creek Cemetery, Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Emeline "Emily" Bovee: Born about 1829 in New York.

 

d. George M. Bovee: (perhaps) Born about 1830 at sea.  Died 1906, age 76; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Was a sailor before becoming a carpenter.  Resided in the Village of Chaumont, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: George Bovee, age 46 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a sailor, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Ann Bovee, age 36 (b. Oneida Co., NY).  They had had no children.

 

1875 NYS Census: George Bovee, age 45 (b. Montgomery Co., NY) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Bovee, age 44 (b. Oneida Co., NY); and nephew, Ellsworth Brooks, age 13 (b. Oneida Co., NY).

 

1880 US Census: George Bover, age 50 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Chaumont, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Bover, age 49 (b. NYS); and George's nephew, Elsworth Bover, age 18 (b. NYS) and single.

 

1900 US Census: George Bovee, age 70 (b. May 1830 at sea) and employed as a carpenter, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Elsworth Brooks, age 33 (b. Nov 1866 in NYS) and employed as a carpenter, in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Flora Brooks, age 23 (b. Jan 1877 in NYS) and mother of 2, both still alive; daughter, Pearl E. Brooks, age 3 (b. Nov 1896 in NYS); and daughter, Anna M. Brooks, age 1 (b. Sep 1899 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: George M. Bovee, age 75, was heading a household on Academy Street in the Village of Chaumont, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York. 

 

George Bovee married Mary Ann Brooks (b. abt 1831, d. 19 May 1898, age 67 yrs, 6 mo.; interred with George), daughter of Judson and Naomi (Smith) Brooks of Boonville, Lewis County, New York, and adopted the following nephew:

 

(1. Ellsworth Brooks: Born November 1866 in New York.  Raised by his aunt and uncle, George and Mary Ann (Brooks) Bovee.  Married Flora (?) (b. abt 1877) in 1896 and had the following children:

 

(a. Pearl E. Brooks: Born about 1897.

 

(b. Anna M. Brooks: Born about 1899.

 

e. Almira Bovee: Born about 1833 in New York.

 

f. Mary Ann Bovee: Born about 1834 in New York.

 

g. Harriet E. Bovee: Born about 1836 in New York.

 

h. Catherine/Catharine Bovee: Born about 1838 in New York.

 

i. John Bovee: Born about 1839 in New York.

 

j. Martha Bovee: Born about 1843 in New York.

 

5   William Bovee

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1827 in Montgomery County, New York.  Died before 1880.  Employed as a farmer in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1855 NYS Census: William Bovee, age 27 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York; he had resided there for 16 years.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Bovee, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); resided Lyme Township 5 years; daughter, Sarah Jane Bovee, age 3 (b. Jefferson Co., NY; always resided there); and son, George Willard Bovee, age 2 (b. Jefferson Co., NY; always resided there).

 

1860 US Census: Of interest, there was a William Boover, age 33, heading a household in Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Boover, age 30; and son, W. S. Boover, age 2.

 

1865 NYS Census: William Bovee, age 38 (b. Montgomery Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Bovee, age 33 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 5; son, George Bovee, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, William Bovee, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Frederick Bovee, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, John Bovee, age 3 years and 6 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Franklin Bovee, age 10 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1875 NYS Census: William Bovee, age 48 (b. Montgomery Co., NY) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah E. Bovee, age 44 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Frederick Bovee, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), with no occupation listed; son, John Bovee, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Frank Bovee, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Hiram Bovee, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles Bovee, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Berton Bovee, age 3 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Bruce Bovee, age 8 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and "father", John Roat/Root, age 79 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

2. Wife: Sarah Elizabeth Roat

"Eliza"

 

Born about 1832 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died .

 

1880 US Census: Sarah Bover, age 48 (b. NYS), married, and employed keeping house, resided in the household headed by Danforth Weaver, age 53 (b. NYS) in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Sarah's son, Frank Bover, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Charles Bover, age 10 (b. NYS); Berton Bover, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Bruce Bover, age 4 (b. NYS); and daughter, Lulu Bover, age 3 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Danford Weaver, age 73 (b. Jan 1827 in NYS; mother b. NYS; father b. unknown) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 51 years, Sarah E. Weaver, age 66 (b. Sep 1833 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. NJ) and mother of 10 children, 9 still alive; servant, Bruce Bovee, age 26 (b. Oct 1873 in NYS) and employed as a farm laborer; and Bruce's wife, Martha Bovee, age 19 (b. May 1881 in English Canada, as were her parents; immigrated to the US in 1896), who had been married less than a year and had no children. 

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Sarah Jane Bovee: Born about 1852 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. George Willard Bovee: Born about 1853 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1944; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: George W. Bovee, age 22 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by James L. Atwood, age 28, in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: George Bovee, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Three Mile Bay, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jessie Bovee, age 18 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: George W. Bovee, age 46 (b. Jun 1853 in NYS, as were his parents), a widower, and employed as a lime kiln laborer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his son, Ward E. Bovee, age 18 (b. July 1881 in NYS) and employed as a sailor; daughter, Edith E. Bovee, age 16 (b. Jul 1883 in NYS) and single; Ethel L. Bovee, age 16 (b. Jul 1883 in NYS) an single; and daughter, Carrie E. Bovee, age 4 (b. Mar 1896 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: George W. Bovee, age 52, was heading a household on Main Street in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Martha J. Bovee, age 33; daughter, Edith E. Bovee, age 21; daughter, Carrie E. Bovee, age 9; and daughter, Lillian I. Bovee, age 10 months.

 

1925 NYS Census: George W. Bovee, age 72 (b. US), was heading a household in Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lenora N. Bovee, age 62 (b. US).

 

1930 US Census: George W. Bovee, age 76 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lenora M. Bovee, age 67 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: George Bovee, age 86 (b. NYS) and a retired farmer, resided in the household of his son-in-law, Paul Cummings, age 43 (b. NYS) and employed as a conductor for the New York Central Rail Road Company, in Brownville Township (Limesink), Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Paul's wife, Lillian Cummings, age 36 (b. NYS); Paul's son, Paul Cummings, Jr., age 12 (b. NYS); Paul's daughter, Shirley Cummings, age 6 (b. NYS); and lodger, Hudson Shaver (sp), age 83 (b. NYS) and a retired farmer.  

 

George W. Bovee married (1st) Jessie M. (?) (d. ; interred Cedar Cem., Lyme Twp, same as George) and had the following children:

 

(1. Ward E. Bovee: Born July 1881 in New York.

 

(2. Edith E. Bovee: Twin.  Born July 1883 in New York.

 

(3. Ethel E. Bovee: Twin.  Born July 1883 in New York.  Died ; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

George W. Bovee married (2nd) Martha J. (?) and had the following children:

 

(4. Carrie E. Bovee: Born March 1896 in New York.

 

(5. Lillian I. Bovee: Born about 1904 in New York.

 

George W. Bovee married (3rd) Lenora M. (?) (perhaps the Elnora Bovee (b. 1864, d. 1936; interred Cedar Grove Cem., same as George).

 

c. William H. Bovee: Born 1856 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1910; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: William Bovee, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a laborer, resided in the household headed by Danforth Weaver, age 48, in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Of interest, his parents and siblings resided 2 residences away. 

 

1900 US Census: William H. Bovee, age 44 (b. May 1856 in NYS) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Ettie M. Bovee, age 39 (b. Aug 1860 in NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Josie M. Bovee, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: William H. Bovee, age 48, was heading a household on Griffin Street, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Etta M. Bovee, age 44; and daughter, Josie M. Bovee, age 17.

 

1910 US Census: William Bovee, age 53 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ettie Bovee, age 49 (b. NYS).

 

William H. Bovee married Etta M. (?) (b. 1860, d. 1945; interred with William) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Josie M. Bovee: Born August 1889 in New York.

 

d. William Theodore Bovee: Born about April 1858 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 22 July 1862, age 4 years and 3 months; interred Honeyville Cemetery, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. Frederick Charles Bovee: Seen generation 4, below.

 

f. John Bovee: Born about 1861 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: There was a John Bovee, age 17 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer, residing in the household headed by Charles Day, age 50 (b. NYS) and his wife, Mary Day, age 48 (b. NYS) at Three Mile Bay, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Frankie Bovee: Born June 1862.  Died 19 July 1862; interred Honeyville Cemetery, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York; inscription: "Sons of William & ELiza."

 

h. Franklin "Frank" Bovee: Born about 1864 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1915 NYS Census: Of interest, there was a Frank W. Bovie, age 48, heading a household in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eva L. Bovie, age 56; son, Corburn J. Bovie, age 15; son, George L. Bovie, age 14; son, Francis Bovie, age 12; daughter, Josephine J. Bovee, age 8; and son, Elwin F. Bovie, age 4.

 

i. Hiram D. Bovee: (perhaps) Born 25 December 1864 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 April 1945; interred Depauville Cemetery, Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: There was a Hyram Bover, age 12 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, residing in the household headed by William F. Haas, age 40 (b. NYS, parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included William's family.

 

1905 NYS Census: Hiram D. Bovee, age 33, resided with his brother on Main Street in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1915 NYS Census: Hiram Bovee, age 42, resided in the household headed by his father-in-law [(?) Johndrow] in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary R. Bovee, age 35; daughter, Fannie Bovee, age 8; daughter, Hannah Bovee, age 8; daughter, Ada Bovee, age 5; daughter, Florence Bovee, age 4; and daughter, Teito Bovee, age 1.

 

1920 US Census: Hiram D. Bovee, age 53 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, May R. Bovee, age 39 (b. NYS); daughter, Fannie T. Bovee, age 12 (b. NYS); daughter, Florence M. Bovee, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Harold L. Bovee, age 8 (b. NYS); daughter, Lesta G. Bovee, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Ada L. Bovee, age 5 (b. NYS); mother-in-law, Viola A. Johndrow, age 65 (b. NYS); brother-in-law, Elbridge J. Johndrow, age 28 (b. NYS); niece, Pauline V. Johndrow, age 8 (b. NYS); nephew, Glenn H. Johndrow, age 7 (b. NYS); boarder, Sylvanus H. Sieber, age 66 (b. NYS) and Adolph Stadler,age 78 (b. Germany).

 

1930 US Census: Hiram D. Bovee, age 63 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, May R. Bovee, age 50 (b. NYS); son, Harold L. Bovee, age 18 (b. NYS); daughter, Leota Bovee, age 16 (b. NYS); daughter, Ada L. Bovee, age 15 (b. NYS); grandson, Willard C. Farr, age 6 (b. NYS); and boarder, Vene S. Seeber, age 78.

 

Hiram D. Bovee married Rena May Johndrow (b. 10 Mar 1880, d. 18 Apr 1962; interred with Hiram) on 28 January 1907 and had the following children:

 

(1. Fannie T. Bovee: Born about 1908 in New York.

 

(2. Florence M. Bovee: Born about 1909 in New York.

 

(3. Harold L. Bovee: Born 14 December 1912 in New York.  Died 3 February 1975; interred St. Marys Cemetery, Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Harold Bovee, age 28 (b. NYS; completed 8th grade) and employed as a carpenter, resided in the household headed by Milo Henry, age 81 (b. NYS; completed 4th grade) and single, in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Harold's wife, Evelyn Bovee, age 32 (b. NYS; completed 4 yrs of HS); and Harold's daughter, Mary J. Bovee, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

Harold Bovee married Evelyn M. Constance (b. 16 Jan 1906, d. 25 Jun 1996; interred with Harold) on 29 October 1934.

 

(4. Leota Bovee: Born about 1914 in New York.

 

(5. Ada L. Bovee: Born about 1915 in New York.

 

1940 US Census: Ada Bovee, age 25 (b. NYS) and single, was a patient in the Jefferson County Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Watertown, Jefferson County.  She had completed 1 year of HS and resided in the same place in Apr. 1935.

 

j. Charles Bovee: Born about 1870 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

k. Berton "Bert" Bovee: Born about 1872 in Jefferson County, New York.  Perhaps married Grace Walrath (b. abt 1874, d. 9 Aug 1903, age 29; interred Depauville Cem., Clayton Twp, Jefferson Co., NY).

 

l. Bruce Bovee: Born about 1875 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Bruce Bovee, age 30, was heading a household in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Martha J. Bovee, age 21; daughter, Mary H. Bovee, age 2; son, Max L. Bovee, age 2 months; servant Aletha Payne, age 17; and boarder, Sarah Brewer, age 20.

 

Bruce Bovee married Martha J. Wakefield (b. 1880, d. 1957; interred Depauville Cem., Clayton Twp., Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary H. Bovee: Born about 1903.

 

(2. Max L. Bovee: Born about 1905.

 

m. Lulu Bovee: Born abut 1877.

 

4   Frederick Charles Bovee

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born August 1859 (gravestone appears to say 1858) in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1929; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County.  Employed as a teamster.

 

1880 US Census: Fred Bovee, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by Daniel Seeber, age 32, in Clayton Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Fred C. Bovee, age 40 (b. Aug 1859 in NYS) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Elizabeth Bovee, age 39 (b. Feb 1861 in Eng Canada; parents b. Ireland), who had immigrated to the US in 1880, and who had had 3 children; all still alive; son, Fred C. Bovee, age 16 (b. Jan 1887 in NYS) and single; son, Edward J. Bovee, age 4 (b. July 1895 in NYS); and daughter, Margaret E. Bovee, age 1 (b. Jan 1899 in NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Frederick C. Bover, age 65 (b. US), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ida M. Bover, age 46 (b. Canada), who immigrated to the US about 1897; daughter, Stella A. Bover, age 13 (b. Canada); son, George W. Bovee, age 7 (b. US); and son, Perle E. Bovee, age 4 (b. US).

 

2. Wife #1: Elizabeth (?)

"Lizzie"

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born February 1861 in English Canada; parents born in Ireland.  Died .  Immigrated to the United States about 1880.  Married Fred Bovee, Sr. about 1883.

 

b. Children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Frederick Charles Bovee, Jr.: See generation 3, below.

 

(2. Lillian M. Bovee: Born about September 1889.  Died 18 November 1889, age 2 months; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(3. Edward J. Bovee: Born July 1895 (gravestone appears to say 1894) in New York.  Died 1944; interred Dexter Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Edward J. Bovee, age 25 (b. NYS), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Anna Bovee, age 25 (b. NYS); son, Stanley E. Bovee, age 2 (b. NYS); and son, Glenn S. Bovee, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: J. Edward Bover, age 30 (b. US), was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Anna Bover, age 30 (b. US); son, E. Stanley Bover, age 8 (b. US); son, S. Glen Bover, age 6; and son, W. Frank Bover, age 1 (b. US) .

 

1930 US Census: Edward J. Bovee, age 35 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada), was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Anna Bovee, age 35 (b. NYS; completed 8th grade); son, Stanley E. Bovee, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Glen S. Bovee, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Frank W. Bovee, age 6 (b. NYS); and daughter, Pauline J. Bovee, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Edward Bovee, age 45 (b. NYS; completed 5th grade), with no occupation given, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Anna Bovee, age 45 (b. NYS); son, Stanley Bovee, age 23 (b. NYS; completed 1 yr of HS), single, and employed as a CCC reforestation leader; son, Glenn Bovee, age 21 (b. NYS; completed 8th grade), single, and employed as a laborer in an auto parts company; son, Frank Bovee, age 16 (b. NYS; completed 1 yr of HS) and single; and daughter, Pauline Bovee, age 11 (b. NYS; completed 5th grade).

 

Edward Bovee married Anna Emerson (b. 1894, d. 1971; interred with Edward) and had the following children:

 

(a. Stanley E. Bovee: Born 1917 in New York.  Died 1961; interred Dexter Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Gladys Paquette (b. 1911, d. 1953; interred with Stanley.

 

(b. Glenn S. Bovee: Born about 1919 in New York.

 

(c. Frank W. Bovee: Born about 1924 in New York.

 

(d. Pauline J. Bovee: Born about 1929 in New York.

 

(4. Margaret E. Bovee: Born January 1899 in New York.

 

3. Wife #2: Ida Mae (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1878 in French Canada.  Died 1941; interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Immigrated to the US about 1897.

 

1930 US Census: Ida Bovee, age 49 (b. French Canada), was heading a household in Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Eunice M. Bovee, age 15; son, George W. Bovee, age 13; and son, Pearl E. Bovee, age 9.

 

1940 US Census: Benjamin G. Morse, age 55 (b. VT; 3 yrs HS) and employed as a master mechanic in a paper mill, was heading a household on West Main Street in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1935 he and his wife resided in Carthage, New York.  The household also included Benjamin's wife, Margaret E. Morse, age 50 (b. NH; 3 yrs of HS); his mother, Ida M. Bovee, age 62 (b. English Canada; 2 yrs HS); Ida's son, George W. Bovee, age 22 (b. NYS) and single; Ida's son, Ralph P. Bovee, age 19 (b. NYS) and single; Ida's daughter, Stella A. Denslow, age 28 (b. NYS); Ida's son-in-law, James E. Denslow, age 26 (b. NYS); and Ida's granddaughter, Barbara Denslow, age 0 (b. NYS).

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Stella A. Bovee: Born about 1912 in Canada.  Married James E. Denslow (b. abt 1914 in NYS) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Barbara Denslow: Born about 1940 in New York.

 

(2. Eunice M. Bovee: Born about 1915 in the US.

 

(3. George W. Bovee: Born about 1918 in the US.

 

(4. Ralph Pearl/Perl Bovee: Born 1920 in the US.  Died 1996; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Betty Desormeau.

 

3   Frederick Charles Bovee, Jr.

"Fred"

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 8 January 1884 in New York.  Died 5 July 1961; interred Dexter Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Fred Bovee, age 26 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hattie Bovee, age 26 (b. Canada); and daughter, Lina M. Bovee, age 0 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Fred Bovee, age 31, was heading a household in the Village of Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Katie Bovee, age 31 (immigrated to US abt 1925); daughter, Lena Bovee, age 5; daughter, Edith Bovee, age 3; and son, Richard Bovee, age 0.

 

1920 US Census: Fred Bovee, age 35 (b. NYS) was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hattie L. Bovee, age 35 (b. Canada); daughter, Lena Bovee, age 9 (b. Canada); daughter, Edith Bovee, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Richard Bovee, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Eva Bovee, age 3 (b. Canada); brother-in-law, B. Bert Steele, age 23 (b. Canada); and cousin, Hugh O. Johnson, age 24 (b. NYS).

 

1925 NYS Census: Fred C. Bover, age 41, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hathe L. Bover, age 41 (b. Canada); daughter, Lena M. Bover, age 15 (b. Canada); daughter, Edith M. Bover, age 13 (b. US); son, Richard G. Bover, age 10 (b. US); Eva L. Bover, age 8 (b. Canada); and son, Charles F. Bover, age 5.

 

1930 US Census: Fred Bovee, age 46 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hattie L. Bovee, age 46 (b. Eng Canada); daughter, Lena M. Bovee, age 20 (b. Eng Canada); daughter, Edith M. Bovee, age 18 (b. Eng Canada); Richard J. Bovee, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Eva L. Bovee, age 13 (b. NYS); and son, Charles F. Bovee, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Fred Bovee, age 56 (b. NYS; completed 7th grade) and apparently not employed, was heading a household in the Village of Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hattie Bovee, age 56 (b. English Canada; completed 4th grade) and employed as a housekeeper for a private family; son, Richard Bovee, age 24 (b. NYS; 1 yr of college), single, and employed as a paper finisher in a paper mill; and son, Charles Bovee, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and just completed HS.

 

2. Wife: Hattie L. Steele/Steel

"Addie"

 

Born 8 March 1884 in English Canada.  Died 23 April 1957; interred Dexter Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married 14 April 1909.  Immigrated to the US about 1925.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Lena "Lina" M. Bovee: (photos) (more info) Born about 1910 in English Canada/New York.  Died 1 October 1987.  Married Myron C. Oliver (photos) (more info) (b. 13 Oct 1906 at Carthage, N.Y., d. 19 Dec 1999 at Lewis Co. General Hospital, Lowville, N.Y. (age 93); interred Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, N.Y.), son of Jesse and Louise (Britton) Oliver, on 13 October 1930 at Hope Presbyterian Church, Watertown, New York and resided at Dexter, New York before moving to Carthage in 1942.  Resided last at 222 State Street, Apartment 1004, Carthage, New York 13619.  Myron was employed 29 years at Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Carthage, New York, retiring in February 1971.  Myron and Lena had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Roger Oliver: In 1999 resided at Tucson, Arizona.

 

(2. Joan Oliver: Married Bernard Staie and resided at Leroy, New York.

 

(3. Charles Oliver: Died 1991.

 

(4. Janet Oliver: Married Arthur Clough/Clow and resided at Marionville, Pennsylvania.  Janet and Arthur had the following daughter:

 

(a. Deborah “Debbie” Clough.

 

(5. Jesse M. Bovee: (perhaps) Interred Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Edith M. Bovee: Born 27 June 1911 in English Canada.  Died 28 April 1934.  Married (?) Schultz.

 

c. Richard John Bovee: See generation 2, below.

  

d. Eva L. Bovee: (photos) (more info) Born about 1917 in New York.  Married James “Jimmy” McMillan and resided at 135 Carolina Street, Apartment 14, Vallejo, California 94590.  Jimmy and Eva had the following son:

 

(1. Richard McMillan: Married Joan (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Aletha McMillan: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Daughter.

 

(2) Daughter.

 

e. Charles Fred Bovee: Born 6 October 1921.  Killed in action 25 October 1944 in the naval Battle of Leyte Gulf (Pacific Theater) during World War II; marker in Dexter Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2   Richard John Bovee (photos) (more info)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1 May 1915 at Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 29 January 2004, age 88, in the Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sunnyside Cemetery, Naumburg, Lewis County, New York.  Graduated from Dexter High School in June 1933.  Resided with his family at 315 N. Clinton Street, Carthage, New York 13619.  Was employed starting 1943 in the payroll department of the National Paper Products Corporation (which later became the Crown Zellerbach Corp.) in Carthage, retiring in 1976.  For a period of time was a Councilman for Wilna Township.  Enjoyed woodworking and playing the violin.  Developed dementia in later life and resided last in the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Carthage Area Hospital.

 

2. Wife: Ruth Jane White (photos) (more info)

SSN: 069-22-7179

 

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Born 11 March 1922 at home on West End Avenue, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Monday, 18 April 2005, age 83, at Carthage Area Hospital; interred beside Richard in Sunnyside Cemetery, Naumburg, Lewis County, New York.  Daughter of Floyd Ray and Dorothy “Dolly” Adelaide (Blackman) White of Greene, New York.  Named by her mother after Ruth from the Bible.  As a child Ruth’s nickname was “Fluffy.”  She had hazel-colored eyes and blonde hair.  Contracted polio at age 8 and was paralyzed, but, with exercise and treatment for about 3 years at a reconstructive facility in Ithaca, New York, recovered to the point of being able to walk.

 

Graduated from Carthage High School in 1940 and studied religious education at Houghton College for 1 year.  Was employed as a receptionist for Jay Blodgett in Carthage before marrying Richard John Bovee on 10 August 1947 at the First Baptist Church in Carthage.  When Richard moved into a nursing facility Ruth moved to 222 State Street (Long Falls Apartments, also known as the “High Rise”), Apartment #707, Carthage, New York 13619, where she was a community leader, including author of the popular newspaper column: “High Rise Highlights.”  Last residence: Country Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carthage.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Reverend Martin “Marty” White Bovee: (photos) (more info) Born 1952.  In 1981 was Associate Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Red Bank, New Jersey.  Married Musa Hall (b. 20 May ?) in 1982 and resided in Pennsylvania.  They had the following child: 

 

(1. Elizabeth “Betsy” Bovee: Born 1986.

 

b. Melissa Ann Bovee: See generation 1, below.

 

c. Dr. Matthew “Matt” J. Bovee: (photos) (more info) Born 1956.  Earned a doctorate degree majoring in organic chemistry.  In 2003 was employed by the International Paper Corporation, Mainsville, Ohio.  Married Lois Schuller (b. 10 May ?) in 1986 and resided in Ohio.  They have the following children:

 

(1. Katherine Bovee: (photos) Born 1987.

 

(2. Mark Olen Bovee: (photos) Born 1992.

 

d. Molly Beth Bovee: (photos) (more info) Born 1965.  Married Scott L. Stacy (photos) (b. 1964) in 1993 and resided in New York.  They had the following children:

 

(1. Shannon Marie Stacy: (photos) Born 1995.

 

(2. Jonah Mickael Stacy: (photos) Born 1998.

 

(3. Jonathan Richard Stacy: (photos) Born .

 

1   Melissa “Missy” Ann Bovee

 

Born 1954.  Married Thomas Leonard Drake, descendant #2.4 of generation 13 of the Descendants of Almond Henry Drake in 1976.

 

 

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