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Virginia Ellen Boese

Virginia Ellen Boese, American curator. Co-recipient Community Service award, Troy Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972, 1985; recipient State award, Ohio Association History Societies & Museum, 1988. Member of League of Women Voters, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters Founders & Patriots America, Colonial Dames XVII Century, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Mu.

Background

  • Boese, Virginia Ellen was born on July 16, 1907 in Troy, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Harry and Virginia Grace (Meeker) Gilbert.

  • Education

    • Student, Western College Women, Oxford, Ohio, 2024—2026. Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 2028.

    Career

    • Teacher Latin & English Concord Township School, Miami, Ohio, 2028—2029. Legal secretary William Harry Gilbert, Troy, 1931—1945. Director Troy History Society, 1965—1976, archivist-library, 1966—1976, genealogist, since 1966, director history room, 1966—1976, assistant archivist-library, since 1976.

      Director, curator Overfield Log Tavern Museum, 1966—1975, assistant curator, since 1975. President, violinist Troy Music Club, 1932—1933. President Troy Altrurian Club, 1933—1934, Current Events Club, 1954—1955.

    Works

    • Author: Overfield Genealogy Research Notes, 1968, Revolutionary Soldiers of Miami County, 1976, 1979, Meeker Genealogy, 1975, Genealogy of Knoop Family of Miami County, 1981, Ball Family of England and America, 1982, Coleman and Allen Families of Massachusetts and Ohio, 1987, Kinsman and Statler Families of Miami County, 1988, Thomas Family of St. Mary's County, Maryland Compiler, Index to Beers 1880 History, 1973, Index to Quadrennial Enumeration of White Males Over 21 Years in Miami County, Ohio, for Years 1827 & 1835, 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of League of Women Voters, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters Founders & Patriots America, Colonial Dames XVII Century, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Mu.

    Connections

    • Married Carl Wimmler Boese Boese, August 5, 1929.
    • father: William Harry Gilbert
    • mother: Virginia Grace (Meeker) Gilbert
    • spouse: Carl Wimmler Boese Boese
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    Born July 16, 1907
    Nationality
    • 2028
      Ohio Wesleyan University
    • 1931 - 1945
      legal secretary, William Harry Gilbert
      Troy, Michigan, United States
    • 1965 - 1976
      director, Troy History Society
    • 1966 - 1976
      director, Troy History Society
    • 1966
      director, Troy History Society
    • 1966 - 1975
      director
    • 2028 - 2029
      Teacher, Latin & English Concord Township School
      Miami, Florida, United States
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