William Boicourt, a pioneer resident of Sandcreek township died at his home four miles south of Westport at ten o’clock last night of a complication of diseases incident to old age, Mr. Boicourt would have been ninety years old in January and had been a resident of Sandcreek township for over 75 years. He was the father of a number of children; some of whom live in distant parts of the country. No funeral arrangements have yet been made.
-Greensburg Daily News, pg.3, January 1, 1904
There’s a wonderful photo of William posted on his Find A Grave memorial.