William Boggess was born around 1908 in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri. He was the last of nine children born to Earle Montrose Boggess and Hattie A. Gaugh.
William was still living with his father in Scandia, Republic County, Kansas in 1930. His father was the manager of a lumber yard there, and William was going to school.
Notes for William Boggess
Birth: Year: 1900; Census Place: Excelsior Springs Ward 2, Clay, Missouri; Roll: T623 849; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 17.
Residence in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: Scandia, Republic, Kansas; Roll: 716; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 25; Image: 465.0.