|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1737|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1819|
Dea. Boutell served on the Quota of Fitchburg. He was the son of James and Judith (Poole)***, born at Sudbury April 1st, 1737. According to McCarty, he responded to the Lexington Alarm in 1775, having moved to Fitchburg before 1764. Enlisted April 19, 1775, discharged May 4, 1775 with rank of Lieut. and Capt. His grave was marked with an S.A.R. marker.*
Served as 1st lieutenant in Capt. Ebenezer Woods' company during the American Revolution. According to "Tavern Days and the Old Taverns of Fitchburg..."*, he owned a tavern ca. 1764-1803 "at the corner of the Old Turnpike and Rollstone road."**
*McCarty, Estella Sargent. (for D.A.R). The Early History of Fitchburg: Vol. II. ca 1938.
**Currier, Frederick. A. 1897. (available online @Google).
***Judith was born at Lynn Jan. 1700/1, daughter of John & Mary (Goodwin) Poole. She died at Leominster May 28, 1791. James died at Leominster Aug 22, 1752. (Thanks to Richard Boutwell (#47580056) for information.)
Mary Wilder Boutell (1737 - 1812)*
Asaph Boutelle (1767 - 1818)*
Dorothy Boutelle (1774 - 1848)*
John Boutell (1780 - 1794)*
In memory of
Oct. 19, 1819.
*in the 83rd yr of his age.
*Final line is unreadable, as it is below the ground. However, it was included in the transcription cited below.
Source: 1937 transcription taken by Mrs. Estella Sargent McCarty (for D.A.R), published in her reference: The Early History of Fitchburg: Including the Five Earliest Cemeteries: Vol. I.
South Street Cemetery
Created by: Bill Bourbeau
Record added: May 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90758958
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