|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1826|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 1906|
A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas. Page 634 The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago - 1893.
George W. BOASE, a farmer and Stockraiser of Bell County, was born in Alabama, October 30, 1826, a son of Tommy Boase, a native of South Carolina. His death occurred in Tennessee. He married Miss Eleanor Allen, a native of Alabama, and they were the parents of twelve children of whom our subject was the eleventh child. Only one son besides our subject, and a daughter, came to Texas. Samuel A., a farmer of Bell County, and E. Emaline, wife of Sampson Malone, of Coryell County. George W. Boase was reared to farm life, and received a limited education. In 1847, at the age of twenty-one years, he moved to Kentucky, where he purchased a farm, and remained there until coming to Texas in 1877. He bought 275 acres of land in Bell County, which he at once began to improve. In 1882 the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe railroad was built along his land, and in 1883 the town of Pendletonville was laid out, which also adjoins his land, and which now has a population of 250, a post office, seven stores, two blacksmith shops, three churches, and an elegant graded school. When Mr. Boase settled on his land, the country was sparsely settled, and now all the land is fenced and inhabited. He has 100 acres of his farm under a fine state of cultivation: has a beautiful residence, and a good barn and orchard. He now rents his land, and resides in the village of Pendletonville. Mr. Boase was married in Kentucky in April 1850, to Miss Thursay [Thursa] A. Collett, a daughter of William Collett, a native of Virginia, and a saddler, and farmer by occupation. He removed to Kentucky in an early day, where he afterward died. Mr. and Mrs. Boase have had nine children, eight of whom grew to years of maturity: Mary E. wife of T. B. Overstreet, a farmer and sheep raiser of Bell County, James W. also a farmer and sheep-raiser of this county; Samuel A., engaged in the same occupation; John W., a merchant of Eastland County; Charles R., deceased at the age of twenty-four years; Annie, wife of W. S. Chin a farmer of Bell County; Elizabeth, wife of J. Simpson; and E. J., engaged in the drug business in this city. The wife and mother died February 23, 1891, and November 18, of the same year, the father married Mrs. Mary E. Taggart, the widow of R. L.. Taggart, and a daughter of B.F. Smith, a blind man. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Taggart had three children: Robert F., Mary and Louise. Mr. Boase is a Democrat in his political views, and both he and his wife were members of the Methodist Church. His present wife is identified with the Christian Church."
Thursa Ann Collett Boase (1826 - 1891)*
Mary Ellen Boase Overstreet (1851 - 1918)*
James William Boase (1852 - 1925)*
Samuel Allen Boase (1855 - 1911)*
John Wesley Boase (1856 - 1924)*
Charles Rufus Boase (1858 - 1890)*
Rhoda Ann Boase Chinn (1863 - 1941)*
Erastus J. Boase (1867 - 1935)*
Created by: Michelle Rhea
Record added: Apr 21, 2010
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