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Robert A Boast
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Birth: 1848
Richmond
Quebec, Canada
Death: 1921
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA

Mr. Boast appeared as a character in several of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books. He met the Ingalls family in 1879 when he and Charles Ingalls worked on the railroad together, and both families eventually settled in DeSmet, South Dakota. Born in Canada, Boast traveled to Iowa at the age of 19 where he started farming and met his future wife, Ella Rosina Peck. Mr. Boast and his wife Ella had no children of their own. 
 
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  Ella (Nell) Peck Boast (1852 - 1918)
 
Burial:
De Smet Cemetery
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Jennifer M.
Record added: Nov 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9908785
Robert A Boast
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Robert A Boast
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Robert A Boast
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You and Ella reminded me of my favorite aunt and uncle
- Lindy
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014

- Barbara Hunnicutt Edwards
 Added: May. 8, 2011

- BARBARA EDWARDS
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
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