Henderson County, Kentucky Biography


            Hoy C. BOAZ, osteopathic physician, of Henderson, Kentucky, was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, March 4, 1868, his parents being H. T. and Sarah BOAZ, the former a native of Tennessee and the latter of Kentucky. The
father was left an orphan in his boyhood, came to Kentucky in early life and finally, by his thrift and industry, became the largest landholder in Simpson County.  He was a Democrat politically, was a prominent member of the Masonic fraternity, and both himself and wife belonged to the Baptist church.

            H. T. died in 1889 and his widow is still living at Franklin, the county seat of Simpson County.  They had five children:  Sally, widow of Dr. C. L. BARTONJohn H., a farmer at home;  B. T. a physician in Kansas; Elizabeth, deceased, and Hoy C. the subject of this sketch. 

            After acquiring a common school education Dr. BOAZ attended Odgen College, Bowling Green, KY, graduating in 1887.  He then learned the trade of machinist and entered the employ of C. AULTMAN & Company, of Canton, Ohio, with whom he remained until 1899, part of the time as traveling salesman in the United States and Canada.  After severing his connection with this concern he took up the study of osteopathy and in 1900 was graduated from the Southern school of Osteopathy at Franklin, Kentucky.  He then located at Henderson, where he has built up a lucrative business.

            Dr. BOAZ is a Democrat in his political affiliations; is a member of the Knights of Pythias, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Improved Order of Red Men, and both he and his wife belong to the Presbyterian Church.  He was married on October 15, 1890, to Miss Sena BOGAN, daughter of Ira and Sarah BOGAN of Simpson County.  Her father is a farmer and a prominent citizen, and judge of the county court.  Dr. BOAZ and his wife have one son, Raymond, now seven years old.

Lower Ohio Valley, Federal Publishing Company, 1905



Hoy C. Boaz, born 4 Mar 1868 Franklin Co., died 29 Nov 1926 Simpson Co. Cemetery
Father was Henry Tate Boaz, Mother was Sarah Heines

Contributed by Netta Mullin, HCH&GS

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