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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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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.

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