BIOGRAPHY of CHARLES E. BOULT
Charles E. Boult was born in the town of Masonville, Delaware County, NY, March 31, 1862, and is the son of J. M. and Harriet (Thompson) Boult, both natives of Delaware County, he born June 12, 1834, and she born February 21, 1834. The grandparents, John and Phebe (Teed) Boult, were both natives of Delaware County, he born in 1808, and she in 1818. The great-grandfather of Charles E., William J. Boult, came from France to Delaware county at an early day and was owner of a large tract of land and engaged in farming and lumbering. He was a soldier in the War of 1812. John Boult is a farmer and carpenter, and still lives on the farm in Delaware county. His wife Phebe, died in 1870. J. M. Boult was a boot and shoe merchant at Nelson, PA, but gave up the business on account of poor health and spent his last days on the farm in Tuscarora, Steuben County, where he died in 1885. Mrs. Boult still survives and resides in the village of Troupsburg. Charles E. was educated in the village of Nelson, PA, and at the Cortland State Normal School. He was for then eight years engaged in teaching, after which he attended the medical department of Bufalo University, from which he was graduated in May, 1892, and located in the village of Troupsburg, where he has established
a good practice. He is a member of Grange Lodge No. 374, of Troupsburg Tent, No 339, K.O.T.M., and McClellan Lodge, No 649, F. & A.M.
Taken from "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896.
Keyed in by Annette Campbell, August 12, 2001