Biography of John Boulton
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JOHN BOULTON is a native of Tennessee; his father, Peter Boulton, came to Franklin County, Ind., where our subject spent his boyhood days. He engaged in the shingle business for some time, and, since then, he has followed agricultural pursuits. In 1865, he removed to Decatur County, Ind., purchased a farm and remained there about five years; he then sold out and bought a farm in Jennings County, where he remained until 1872, when he came to Tipton County, purchased a farm two and a half miles south of Tipton, and lived there till 1883, when he sold out and purchased eighty acres in Section 34, Cicero Township. He built a neat residence and moved into it; he has forty acres under cultivation. Mr. Boulton was married, February 25, 1850, in Butler County, Ohio, to Miss Mary E. Byrum. They have ten children living; Annie J., Jemima, Thomas, Mary E., John F., Lewis, Doc, Lincoln, Flora and Eva.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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