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Lieutenant Joseph Boggs

Pennsylvania Militia

 

Died January 22, 1843

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. Lieutenant Joseph Boggs Marker
Inscription.  
Buried in Westport Cemetery
1843

Stone found and placed on
a bldg. at original site
1915

Placed in Union Cemetery by
Elizabeth Benton Chapter D.A.R.
1965

 
Erected by Elizabeth Benton Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.476′ N, 94° 34.862′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josephine Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Pierce Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth (about 300 feet away); John C. McCoy
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. Lieutenant Joseph Boggs Marker (back)
(about 400 feet away); Col. William Miles Chick (about 400 feet away); Mary A. Barnett Hale (about 400 feet away); Elizabeth Duncan Porter (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
3. Lieutenant Joseph Boggs Marker
Walking Tour Stop No. 23. Looking northeast
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Internet Archive
4. Lieutenant Joseph Boggs Memorial
The original memorial (below) as it was placed by the Elizabeth Benton Chapter of the DAR on May 30, 1916 on the southwest corner of the Badger Lumber Company's building together with the broken grave stone (above) found and preserved by the Daughters three years earlier. DAR Magazine, Vol. XLIX, No. 4, October 1916.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 15, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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