William Albert Boese

22 March 1889–13 January 1961 (Age 71)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of William Albert

When William Albert Boese was born on 22 March 1889, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Robert Boese, was 30 and his mother, Augusta Louisa Kreuslich, was 25. He married Ernestine Manthey on 1 July 1911, in Sibley, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sibley Township, Sibley, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years. He died on 13 January 1961, in Sibley, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Gaylord, Sibley, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Boese
Ernestine Manthey
Marriage: 1 July 1911
George August Henry Boese
Esther Bertha Minnie Boese
Harry Fred William Boese
Rueben Ernest Willmer Boese

Spouse and Children

1 July 1911
Sibley, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Augusta Louisa Kreuslich




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 4

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German (Böse): nickname from Middle High German boese ‘bad’, ‘poor quality’, ‘sickly’, later ‘furious’, ‘angry’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Wilhelm Manthey, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • William Bosse in household of Herman G Manthey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Boese in household of Robert Boese, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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