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William Ambrose Boots
April 30. 1852–September 14, 1937
Funeral service was held in the Methodist Church at Morley with Rev. Earl Hodgkin's of Nashua officiating.
William came with his parents to Illinois and in 1866 came to Iowa and located near Cass Center, in Jones County. With his parents came to a farm near Morley in 1869 and was married to Anna Wurzbacher in 1876. She preceded him in death. Six children were born to them, two daughters and four sons: Permilla Glackin, Cedar Rapids; Bessie Jackson, Mechanicsville; Arthur, Wyoming, Iowa; Willis of Morley and Willard of Mechanicsville and David from Minnesota. There were 20 grand children and 15 great grandchildren. In 1893 William purchased the farm home and his parents moved to Morley. He resided on this same farm until his death. He leaves two sisters, Miss Sylvia Boots and Mrs. John Wurzbacher of Los Angeles, California.
William was the son of Daniel Boots, the father of David Boots.

Submitted by: Dave Bock
Note: The above is a partial clipping of the obituary of William Ambrose Boots, born April 30, 1852 in Oswego County, New York, to Daniel Boots and Mary Ann (Sly) Boots. William A. Boots, died at his home south of Morley September 14, 1937. He married Anna Catherine Wurzbacher, daughter of John Henry and Anna Catherine Margaret Wurzbacher on December 31, 1876. We think the marriage took place in the home of John and Anna Wurzbacher.


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