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John Hunting Lowther Boustead
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1847
Northumberland, England
Death: Oct. 29, 1936
Woodbine
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Boustead - J.H.L.Boustead. One of Harrison County's substantial freeholders and agriculturists who is a resisdent 1,of Jefferson Township, will form the subject of this sketch.

Mr. BOUSTEAD was born in February, 16,1847, in the County of Northumberland, England. His parents were John and Isabella(Blain)BOUSTEAD. He attended the schools at Newcastle upon Tyne, and received a common-school education. He accompanied his parents to the American shore in the autumn of 1868,landing in New York harbor October 14, and went from there to Harrison County, locating in twelve-mile grove,Douglas Township, where he worked on a farm for five years.

Mr.BOUSTEAD was married February 24,1873.to Fanny HALL, a native of England,born April 22,1852,and the daughter of Robert and Frances HALL, who came to America in 1870.Mr.BOUSTEAD rented a farm, four years afterward moved to his present home of one hundred and sixty acres.The farm contains five acres of timber land, and is a good stock and grain farm.

Our subject and his wife have been blessed with three children-William L.,born May 11,1877;Robert H.,June 25,1881;and John W.,August 15,1883.

Their first-born, William, died in Jefferson Township, October 20,1878. Our subjects wife's parents are both deceased;France HALL died September 27,1883,aged sixty-eight years;Robert HALL died November 3,1884,aged seventy-five years.

Our subjects parents were born in the County of Cumbeland, England. his mother, Isabella(BLAIN)BOUSTEAD,died June 16,1869,aged seventy-eight years. John BOUSTEAD, his father, was born in 1812, and was the fourth child in a family of seven. His parent were Thomas B.and Katherine(TAYLOR)BOUSTEAD. The father died when John was two years old.

Our subject is a member of the Woodbine Lodge, No. 405,of I.O.O.F.Politically he votes with the Republican party,believing that the best serves the interest of the class to which he belongs.

Source: 1891 Harrison County Iowa History,PP.292
Family Researcher: Claudia Boustead Welsbacher. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Fannie Hall Boustead (1850 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  William L 'Willie' Boustead (1877 - 1878)*
  Robert Herdsman Boustead (1881 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodbine Cemetery
Woodbine
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Betty Smith Romick Boust...
Record added: Mar 11, 2008
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John Hunting Lowther Boustead
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Rest in peace. Memorial Day 2008
- Betty Smith Romick Boustead
 Added: May. 26, 2008

- Cheryll Cotten
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- Lorraine Blake
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