Saturday, October 18, 2008

Anthony Boch Obituary

Anthony Boch

East Liverpool Tribune

Died on April 10, 1901

Anthony Boch died at 788 Manhattan avenue, yesterday afternoon after an illness of three days. Mr. Boch was born at Luxemburg, Germany, April 24, 1824, and came to New York in 1850. The following year with two other brothers he established a pottery for the manufacture of porcelain goods on Pottery Beach, being one of the first manufacturers of Porcelain in America. One of the brothers was ex-Police Sergeant Nicholas Boch, who died several years ago. Excepting about fifteen years that Mr. Boch spent at East Liverpool, O., he resided in Greenpoint and was held in high esteem by those who knew him. Chronic nephretas was the cause of death. The funeral services will take place Friday evening at 8 o'clock at 710 Leonard street. Mr. Boch is survived by two sons and a daughter. They are John W. Boch and Mrs. Ida Bradshaw, of East Liverpool, O., and Oscar A. Boch, a Greenpoint undertaker, who is also sexton of Bushwick Reformed church. The interment will be made in Greenwood cemetery on Saturday morning – "Brooklyn, N. Y Times, April 4th.

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