Boone and Lucy Gosney

submitted by Beth Shields

Boone Gosney was born 27 Feb 1870 to Francis M Gosney and Sarah Yelton. He died 13 Mar 1932 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.  He married Lucy Taylor in 1890. She was born 21 Dec 1868 in Grants Lick to Samuel Taylor and ? Webster.  She died 24 Nov 1947 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Boone Gosney Obituary

Children of Boone Gosney and Lucy Taylor

1. Eva Oct 1891
2. Taylor Dec 1893
3. Ralph Dec 1899
4. Dolly 1902
5. Beulah 1905

In the 1900 census Boone was a teamster. In 1910 a distillery collector. Boone Gosney was first elected sheriff 5 Nov 1913 and served until 1916.

August 28, 1917 Nevada State Journal Reno NV- Newport KY date line August 27, 1917. "Sheriff Boone Gosney of Camp Bell Co. and Mayor J A Livingston of this city were indicted today charged with nonfeasance in office.  The indictments followed a crusade against gambling."

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