Warben Richard Booe

Warben Richard Booe son of Zeb E. Booe and his wife Ida May Coffing, was born 30 Dee 1891, Veedersburg, Fountain CO, IN, died 09 Nov 1942,, married 17 May 1914, Veedersburg, Fountain CO, IN by Rev Oscar E Kelly to Myrtle A Purnell, dau of Samuel Joseph Purnell and Odessa Furr, born 11 Nov 1894 Fountain CO, IN, died 16 Sept 1943, Chicago, Cook CO, IL. Both buried Rockfield Cemetery, Veedersburg, Fountain CO, IN.

The family is listed on page 25 in the 1920 census of Flagler County with occupation "Mgr General Farm." Marguerite Buzzard, a boarder at the Warben Booe household and a family friend was a teacher in the Flagler County school system.

Warben Booe worked at the Haw Creek Farms with his father, after which the family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Several years later they moved back to Indiana. They were the parents of one son;

1. Richard William Booe, born 01 Feb 1916, IN. Richard served with U S Armored Band during W W II. He was a musician and sang with many of the big bands. He last resided in Ft. Lauderdale, FL area.


Source: The First Families of Flagler who listed as her sources, Census and Margaret Booe Deen (compiler’s mother).

Additional sources used by he compiler were: Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941; WWI Civilian Draft Registrations Record; U.S. Public Records Index and information posted on ancestry.com.

Please send questions, corrections or additions to Sisco Deen, P.O. Box 637, Flagler Beach, FL 32136 or email him at Sisco_Deen@hotmail.com