Richard Oates “R. O.” Boggess was born on August 28, 1892 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. He was the fourth of nine children born to Earle Montrose Boggess & Hattie A. Gaugh.
In 1910, R.O. was living with his parents and siblings in their home on Kimball Avenue in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri.
Richard Oates Boggess died two weeks before his 22nd birthday, on August 13, 1914 in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas. He was buried in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri.
Notes for Richard Oates Boggess
Birth & Death: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
1900 US Census: Year: 1900; Census Place: Excelsior Springs Ward 2, Clay, Missouri; Roll: T623 849; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 17.
1910 US Census: Year: 1910; Census Place: Excelsior Springs Ward 4, Clay, Missouri; Roll: T624_775; Page: 39B; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1374788. Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.