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William E. Bostwick and Anna M. Reed of Dowagiac MI

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Photo of Husband.



Anna M. Reed Bostwick circa 1875.

Courtesy of Livingston County Historian, Amie Alden.



Anna M. Reed Bostwick circa 1868.

Courtesy of Livingston County Historian, Amie Alden.

The Family of William Elijah Bostwick and Anna May Reed Bostwick




birth place

death place

William E. Bostwick


14 March 1858 - 3 December 1936

Median OH

Dowagiac MI

Anna M. Reed Bostwick


9 August 1860 - 26 September 1938

Conesus NY

Dowagiac MI



8 February 1882








Samuel R. Bostwick


23 August 1886 - March 1938

Polkagon MI

Unknown city MI





The Parents of William E. Bostwick

Nathaniel H. Bostwick and Martha E. Reed Bostwick

The Parents of Anna M. Reed Bostwick

Dudley M. Reed and Anna Short Reed


Bostwick Family Tree

Reed Family Tree

Reed Family Tree

Short Family Tree

The Obituary of William E. Bostwick

14 March 1858 - 3 December 1936

From the Livonia Gazette, 11 September 1936

The remains of Wm. E. Bostwick of Dowagiac, Mich., were brought to Richmond Center cemetery for burial on Monday, Dec. 7.

Wm. E. Bostwick was born in Medina, O., Mar. 14, 1858, only son of Nathaniel and Martha Reed Bostwick. His mother died when he was an infant and he was brought to the home of his grandparents, where his early life was spent with his uncles, Samuel P. and Charles E. Reed.

The remainder of his life was spent in Dowagiac, Mich., where funeral services were held Saturday afternoon.

Surviving are his son, Samuel Reed Bostwick; a grandson, Marsh Bostwick; a half-brother and sister, Fred and Emily Bostwick; four cousins, H. W. Bostwick of East Bloomfield, Mrs. Caroline Blackmer, George P. Reed, and Mrs. Elizabeth M. Reed of Honeoye.

The Obituary of Anna May Reed Bostwick

9 August 1860 - 26 September 1938

From the Livonia Gazette, 29 September 1938

Mrs. Anna May Bostwick of Dowagiac, Mich., widow of Wm. E. Bostwick, died at her home last Monday at the age of 78, following an illness of two months. Her health had been poor since last March, when her only son, Reed Bostwick, was killed in an auto accident. Funeral services were held yesterday at the home of Mrs. Reed Bostwick in Cassopolis, Mich. Surviving are a brother, Alva Reed, and a sister, Mrs. Belle White, both of Livonia; and a grandson, Marsh Reed Bostwick of Chicago.

Mrs. Bostwick was born in the town of Conesus, but after her marriage went to Michigan, which had been her home ever since.

The Burial of William E. Bostwick

Richmond Center Cemetery in Richmond NY

The Burial of Anna M. Reed Bostwick

Richmond Center Cemetery in Richmond NY

Newspaper articles from FultonHistory.com