Milo Bovee

13 January 1837–17 November 1903 (Age 66)
Dover Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Milo

When Milo Bovee was born on 13 January 1837, in Dover Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, Jacob Bovee, was 30 and his mother, Esther Marlatt, was 28. He married Harriet Lucinda Warren on 27 April 1862, in Lenawee Junction, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Clayton, Dover Township, Lenawee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 17 November 1903, at the age of 66, and was buried in South Dover Cemetery, Clayton, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milo Bovee
Harriet Lucinda Warren
Marriage: 27 April 1862
Herbert Warren Bovee
Dora Arvilla Bovee
Cornelius Anson Bovee

Spouse and Children

27 April 1862
Lenawee Junction, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


    Herbert Warren Bovee


    Dora Arvilla Bovee



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 10

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 French (Bovée): habitational name from a place named Bovée-sur-Barboure in Meuse.2 Possibly an altered spelling of the French habitational name Beauvais .

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

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Story Highlight

Civil War letter to cousin Milo Bovee

Letter written to her cousin, Milo Bovee on 14 February, likely 1863. Milo is with Union forces in Lexington, KY. Accompanied by a letter to Milo from her husband, Burrit Graves. Letters in the pos …

Sources (3)

  • Milo Bovee in household of Jacob Bovee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milo Bovee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milo Bovee, "United States Census, 1870"

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