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Robert Boles of Guysborough's Family Tree

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See also Robert Boles of Guysborough's Story for more about Robert Boles and also The Boles of Fethard and John Boles of Fethard's Family Tree for information about Robert's roots in Ireland.
 
Robert b. ~ 1780 Clonmel, Tipperary
           (shoemaker in Fethard 1802, discharged from Tipperary Militia 1823)
m. Rebecca Ryan (b. ~ 1781 Clonmel; John, Sarah Whittenbury) May 1802 Killenaule, Tipperary Marriage Bond
 
1.  Sarah Boles b. ~ 1808 Ireland references
m. William Simpson (b. Apr. 13, 1800 Guysborough; William, Lydia Hart of Manchester, NS) 1830
                 children: Rebecca, Lydia, William, Sarah, Eliza, Albert, Charles, John, Victoria)
William d. July 26, 1864 Manchester, Guysborough, NS; bur. St. Paul's Cemetery, Boylston
Sarah d. 1883
1838 Census
1861 Census
1881 Census
 
2.  Grace Boles b. ~ 1812 Enniskillen
               m. George Henry Strople (b. Oct. 15, 1808 Guysborough, NS; William, Esther Atwater)
 May 31, 1832 Guys.
2.1  William Strople, b. November 12, 1838, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada;
d. Bef. 1861.
2.2  Esther Strople, b. Abt. 1840
        m. Mr. Bowers
2.3  Robert Bowles Strople, b. January 08, 1841, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada;
(settled at Beebe Plains, Stanstead, Quebec about 1860, also had land in Boylston)
m. Ella Jane Persons (b. Apr. 6, 1857 Stanstead, Que.; Amasa, Clarissa Beebe)
                Sept. 16, 1874  Stanstead, Que.
2.3.1  Ethel E. Strople b. Aug. 14, 1876 Derby, VT, USA
                               d. Oct. 7, 1880; bur. Beebe Plains, Que.
2.3.2  Lee Arthur Strople b. Jan. 24, 1885 Derby, VT bp. 1895 Beebe Plains, Que.
 m. Mary A. Walker May 15, 1926 Suffolk, Mass., USA
 2.3.2.1  Alden Robert Strople b. Sept. 24, 1927, d. Sept. 10, 2001
         d. Mar. 30, 1964 Los Angeles, CA
2.3.3  Leon Edward Strople b. Jan. 24, 1885 Derby, VT bp. 1895 Beebe Plains, Que.(twins)
          m. Harriet Porter Aug. 10, 1921
          Leon d. Mr. 4, 1979 Santa Barbara, CA, USA
(George H. Strople sold lots # 37,38,39 on the east side of Milford Haven (next to Robert Boles) to Robert Boles Strople of Manchester, NS on Oct. 3, 1865)
(in North Derby, Vermont by 1867, sold Boylston land to Henry Strople in 1880)
(note: North Derby, VT just across border from Beebe Plains, Que.)
Robert d. Jan. 1, 1917  Foxboro, Mass. bur. Jan. 4 Beebe Plains, Stanstead, Quebec
2.3.4  Stewart R. Strople b. May 16, 1893 Derby, VT
                                   d. May 21, 1893 Derby; bur. Beebe Plains, Que.
Ella d. 1945 Pasadena, CA, USA (moved there about 1920)
2.4  Rebecca Strople, b. Abt. 1842
       m. John Hull
2.5  Henry George Strople, b. May 29, 1843 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
       m. Ann Isabelle MacDonnell (b. Feb. 8, 1844 Boylston; William, Isabelle Mackenzie)
                       June 18, 1865 Guysborough, NS
2.5.1  George Henry Strople b. Dec. 17, 1867 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.2  Grace Rosina Strople b. Mar. 8, 1870 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.3  Blanche Harriet Strople b. July 20, 1872 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.4  Helen Evelina Strople b. July 20, 1872 Guysborough, Nova Scotia (twins)
2.5.5  Preston Clark Strople b. Sept. 4, 1875 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.6  Ida Isabelle Strople b. May 29, 1877 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.7  Bertha Louise Strople b. Dec. 2, 1879 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
2.5.8  Gordon Bruse Strople b. Oct. 25, 1883 Guysborough, Nova Scotia
       Henry d. Apr. 6, 1920 Mansfield, Bristol, Mass.
       Ann d. June 12, 1928 Mansfield, Bristol, Mass.
2.6  John Alexander Strople, b. March 03, 1846 Manchester twp., Guysborough, Nova Scotia
       m. Catherine Carrie Redmond (b. 1846) Jan. 23, 1875
2.6.1  Clara Strople
2.6.2  Una Strople
2.7  Harriet Grace Strople, b. June 06, 1851 Manchester twp., Guysborough, Nova Scotia
       m. Henry Stephen MacPherson (b. June 6, 1851 Guysborough) April 24, 1875
       Henry Stephen d. Nova Scotia
George Henry d. June 15, 1870
Grace d. > 1881
1838 Census
 
3.  Robert Boles b. July 1, 1814 Ireland
               m. Ann Whitman (b. ~ 1814)
                    Ann d. June 5, 1898 N.S. (age 84)
                   Robert d. Mar. 25, 1907, Bolylston, (age 94) bur. St. Paul’s Church, Boylston, NS
1871 Census
1881 Census
Cemetery Inscription
 
4.  Mary Jane Boles b. June 7, 1823 Ireland
               m. James Randall Atwater, postmaster
(b. Jan. 7, 1817 Guysborough; William, Elizabeth Mary Elliott)
May 9, 1844 Boylston, Guysborough
 
4.1  Robert William Atwater b. June 9, 1845 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.2  Elisha Randall Atwater b. Oct. 25, 1846 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.3  Charles James Atwater b. Dec. 6, 1848 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
m. Eliza Hope Schaffher (b. Mar. 23, 1866 Boylston,  Guys. Co., NS
4.3.1 Harry Barlow Atwater b. Dec. 11, 1885 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.3.2 Emma May DeLapp Atwater b. June 8, 1887 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.3.3 Bernard Frederick Atwater b. Apr. 21, 1889 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
d. Apr. 26, 1922 Guys. Co., NS
4.3.4 Charles Willoughby Atwater b. Sept. 30, 1893 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.3.5 Florence Schaffher Atwater b. Dec. 21, 1896 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.4  Samuel Joshua Atwater b. Oct. 1, 1851 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.5  John Cogswell Atwater b. Oct. 14, 1854 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.6  Rebecca Boles Atwater b. Dec. 22, 1858 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
       d. 1942 Guysborough, N.S.
4.7  Frederick Porter Atwater b. July 22, 1860 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
       m. Nellie B. McDonald (b. Aug. 24, 1870 Guys. Co., NS
4.8  Manson Bigelow Atwater b. July 20, 1863 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
4.9  Rollo Everett Atwater b. Jan. 1871 Manchester, Guys. Co., NS
 
James d. Dec. 28, 1907 Manchester, Guysborough co., N.S.
Mary Jane d. Jan. 4, 1916 Manchester, Guysborough co., N.S.
 
 
5.  Rebecca Boles b. Ireland
     m. Samuel Pyle of Boylston (father: Stephen Pyle)
                   5.1  Sarah Pyle m. Mr. Bigelow (lived Canso, NS) reference
5.2  Samuel Pyle b. 1852 m. Esther Taylor d. 1926
5.3  Rebecca b. 1854 d. 1943
5.4  James Pyle b. 1856 m. Esther Whitman d. 1935
                   Samuel d. Sept. 21, 1892 N.S.
Rebecca d. May 21, 1911 N.S.
 
6.  Charles William Boles b. Aug. 17, 1826 Boylston, Guysborough, Nova Scotia
               m. Esther E. Whitman (b. Feb. 9, 1830 N.S.) ~ 1850
(family emigrated to Ipswich, Mass. about 1904)
6.1  Robert W. Boles b. Nov. 4, 1850
m. Annie M. Lord (b. Feb. 1, 1854 Ipswich, Mass., USA) Mass., USA
6.1.1  Bessie Bolles b. Mar. 25, 1880 Ipswich, MA
m. Harry Damon
Bessie d. 1962
6.1.2  Chester Asa Bolles b. Oct. 3, 1883
m. Emma
Chester d. 1942
Robert d. 1930
               6.2  Ira Boles b. July 24, 1852 N.S.
m. Jennie (after 1881 census)
(family moved to Gloucester, MA about 1890 but Ira seems to have died soon after)
6.2.1  Charles Saunders Bolles b. ~ 1889 N.S.
m. Catherine May Daggett (b. May 4, 1889 Gloucester, MA; ) 1909
6.2.1.1  Ira Alton Bolles b. May 4, 1914 Gloucester, MA
m. Dorothy E. Viator (b. May 4, 1914 Gloucester, MA) after WW II
Ira d. Feb. 10, 2001 Gloucester, MA
Dorothy d. Oct. 23, 2001 Gloucester, MA
6.2.1.2  Sherwood Lovell Bolles b. Dec. 20,1915 Gloucester, MA
m. Muriel C. (b. Jan. 4, 1917 Gloucester, MA)
Sherwood d. Feb. 6, 1987 Gloucester, MA
Muriel d. Nov. 9, 2002 Gloucester, MA
Catherine d. July 13, 1977 Gloucester, MA
Charles d. July 13, 1977 Wareham, MA
6.2.2  son
Ira d. between 1890 and 1900
Jennie d. Oct. 18, 1931 Waterville (age 67) ref: Berwick Register Oct. 21, 1931
1900 Census Text  and  Image
1920 Census Text  and  Image
1930 Census Text  and  Image
6.3  Rebecca Boles b. Apr. 23, 1854
m. William H. Mailman (b. ~ 1845 N.S.)
6.3.1  Charles Mailman b. 1878
6.3.2  Guy Mailman b. 1881
6.3.3  Susan Mailman b. 1885
Rebecca and William d. > 1885 in Essex, Mass., USA
6.4  Alice Boles b. Nov. 25, 1855 d. at 2 years old
               6.5  Silas Charles Boles b. Jan. 2, 1857
                             (only one reference identifying him as “disappeared”, lost?)
               6.6  Rhoda Boles b. June 28, 1860 N. S.
m. Nathaniel Howard Lord (b. June 12, 1859 Ipswich, Mass.)
6.6.1  Raymond Lord b. Nov. 2, 1885
Raymond d. June 18, 1954
6.6.2  Rhoda Lord b. ~ 1887
Rhoda d. ~ 1887 in childbirth
6.7  Maria Clare Boles b. Oct. 5, 1862
m. Charles Fielder
6.7.1  Whitman Fielder
6.7.2  Dwight Fielder
6.7.3  Lloyd Fielder
               6.8  Mary Esther Boles b. April 28, 1866 Nova Scotia, Canada
                      m. William Allen Chipman Rowse
(b. Oct. 4, 1852 Shelburn, NS; David Homes Rowse, Lydia Pineo)
                                                1887 in Little Baptist Church Boylston, Nova Scotia
6.8.1  Nona Boles Rowse b. May 30, 1888 Newton, Mass.
m. Albert LeVerne Fitch (b. Feb. 14, 1886 Dorchester, Neb.)
Albert d. Jan. 1951
Nona d. Apr. 24, 1978 Seattle, WA
6.8.2  Lottie Bell Rowse b. Feb. 15, 1890 Pocasset, Mass.
m. McGrath
d. 1982
6.8.3  Gertrude Pansy Jeanette Rowse b. Sept. 21, 1891 Chehalis, WA
m. Thomas Robert Williams (b. ~ June, 1888 Keesport, PA
6.8.3.1  Elizabeth b. ~ 1915 Seattle, Wash.
Thomas Robert d. Jan. 16, 1947
Gertrude Pansy Jeanette d. Feb. 10, 1978 Seattle
6.8.4  Marie Rowse b. Sept. 1, 1894 Sedro, Wooley, WA
          d. Sept. 24, 1955 Spokane, WA
6.8.5  Helena Brackett Rowse b. Apr. 25, 1896 Mt. Vernon, Skagit, WA
m. John Robert Culleton (b. Oct. 19, 1898 Mansfield, Ohio)
John Robert d. Aug. 17, 1976 San Francisco, CA
Helena d. Sept. 1983 San Francisco, CA
6.8.6  William Allan Chipman Rowse b. June 29, 1903 Kelso, Cowlitz, WA
m. Rose Ella Henstrom (b. July 17, 1896 Logan, Cache, Utah)
William Allan d. July 26, 1969 Seattle, King, WA
Rose Ella d. May 18, 1985 Salt Lake City, Utah      
                      William d. 1915 Seattle, King, WA
                      Mary Esther d. June 17, 1960 Seattle,  King, WA
William and Mary Esther Rowse family story as told by Lottie Belle Rowse
 
               6.9  Annette (Nettie) G. Boles b. August 29, 1868 Nova Scotia
                      m. George L. Rowse (b. < 1871 Nova Scotia; David Homes Rowse)
                                                         1891 in Chehalis, WA
(living with George and Adele Grant (in partnership with them) in Tuolumne, California in 1910 Census; living with sister Mary in Seattle in 1920 Census)
Annette d. bef. September 13, 1930 WA, USA
George d. bef. December 17, 1927 WA, USA
1910 Census
               6.10  Norman James Boles (Bolles) b. Mar. 1, 1871 Boyleston, N.S.
                             Ran a grocery store in Ipswich, MA
                        m.(1) Martha J. Taylor (b. 1869 Lochabar, NS)
  6.10.1  Harold Norman Bolles b. 1899
m. Mabel Vivian Russell (b. 1900)
Mabel Vivian d. Jan. 31, 1977 Orlando, Florida  bur. Ipswich, Mass.
Harold Norman d. Oct. 6, 1984 Orlando, Florida  bur. Ipswich, Mass.
  6.10.2  Clifford Whitman Bolles b. 1900
Clifford d. ~ 1977
Martha d. Mar. 25, 1925 Boston, MA
Norman m.(2) Etta Waite
                        Norman d. Aug. 1, 1940 Ipswich, MA
               6.11  Burton H. Boles b. Apr. 9, 1874 N.S.
  m. Hattie Armstrong (believe)
                             Believe he moved to Ipswich, MA and had no children
               6.12  Clement Brenton Boles (Bolles) b. Aug. 9, 1876 Guysborough, N.S.
                             Ran the grocery store after his brother Norman’s death
  m.(1) Adelia Taylor
  6.12.1  Robert Bolles (not confirmed)
  m.(2) unknown
  m.(3) Theresa Whittemore
  6.12.2  Claire Bolles b. 1924
m. John Van der Tuin (an Engineer and Lutheran Minister)
two sons, three daughters
John d. January 2009
Claire (living in Middlebury, VT in 2009)
  6.12.3  Robert Bolles b. 1928
m. Carolyn
6.12.3.1  son living (in Texas)
6.12.3.2  son living (in New Hampshire)
6.12.3.3  David
Carolyn d. 2009 Brunswick, Maine
  6.12.4  Barbara Bolles b. 1927
m. Mr. Robinson
(lived in Oklahoma City)
6.12.4.1  daughter living in Maryland in 2009
two daughters
6.12.4.2  son living in Tacoma, WA in 2009
one son, two daughters
Barbara d. ~ 1976 (age 49)
  6.12.5  Charles Bolles b.?
m. Jeanne
no children
Charles d. Philadelphia (in his 30's)
 Clement d. ~ 1944
Charles d. 1916  Boston, Suffolk, Mass.
Esther d.
1861 Census
1871 Census
1881 Census
1891 Census
1901 Census
1910 Census
Robert d. July 27, 1853  bur. St. Paul’s Church, Boylston
Rebecca d. Nov. 24, 1866 Manchester, N.S.   ref. # 15879-1866/67-MA-OctQ-04
1838 Census
 
 
McAlpine's Maritime Provinces Directory for 1870-71
Guysborough County, N.S.
p. 485
Manchester:
Charles Boles, farmer
Robert Boles, farmer
 
Related link: please see Kate Colwell's family tree for this family at
http://www.genealogy.com/users/c/o/l/David-Colwell/FILE/0002page.html
 

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