1860 Census Dekalb Ill
George William Boston
  • 79 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 9, 1810
  • Place of birth:
    Huntington, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of passing: Mar 5, 1890
  • Place of passing:
    DuBois, Nebraska, United States
Let the memory of George be with us forever

George was a farmer all his life. He was born in Pennslyvania, moved to Ohio, then Indiana, Illinois and finally to Nebraska.

Wife Christina A. Boston (Robinson), Married Christina A. Robinson March 9, 1833.

October 7, 1834 George W. Boston purchased 39.95 acres in Belmont County Ohio.

1840 Ohio Census, Norton in Summit County shows George W. living with one male child one female child and one adult female.

Six Children:
James b. 30 June 1834
John b. 30 May 1850 Twin
Rebecca b. 30 May 1850 Twin
Harriet b. 4 July 1844
Rosetta b. 30 Oct. 1841
Barby Ann b. 3 Jan 1837 ????

1850 Census 27 September, Lake Township, Allen County Indiana, George 35, Christina 34, James 16, Barbara 13, Rosetta 8, Harieta 6, John - (born same year),  and Rebecca - (born same year), 

1860 Census, George and family (Ann age 23), John (age 10), Rebecca (10) and Brother John (age 48)lived in Clinton township, DeKalb county Illinois. Hiram Jewett (age 24, farm laborer born in Illinois) and John Enenas (age 22, sailor born in Portugual) also listed as part of the household

1870 Census, George, Christina and John Boston (Age 20) lived in Pawnee County, Nebraska T1N, R 12 S, Section 29 NW 1/4. Loyd Crane age 14 () was also listed as a member of the household.

Son James B. Boston homestead nearby in 1864. 1860 Census shows seperate household with James and his wife Caroline.

1880 Census, George, Christina and Granddaughter Loanra Simpson (age 12, born in Nebraska) living in South Fork Precinct, Pawnee County Nebraska.

Christina died May 5th 1882.

1885 Census for Pawnee County Nebraska shows George then age 75 living with his wife Sarah Boston (age 47, born in Illinois), Henry Bellmay (age 24, born in Illinois) and Heattie Bellmay (dressmaker and stepdaughter age 25, born in Illinois).

George died March 5, 1890, Christina and George both buried T1N, R 12 S, Section 29 NW 1/4.



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