George W. Boulware, an old and highly respected citizen of this community, died at the home of his daughter in Hammon, Oklahoma December 22 at the age of 79 years.
George W. Boulware was born November 28, 1837 in the state of Kentucky. Moved with his parents to Jackson County, Missouri when he was nine years old. After the close of the Civil War, he moved to Fannin County, Texas where he married Miss Martha E. Stanford in 1867. They moved to Texas from the eastern part of the state and to Custer County about 18 years ago. His wife died February 16, 1908. After the death of his wife, Mr. Boulware made his home with his children.
He was taken sick about 15 months ago, and gradually grew weaker until his death, December 22, 1916.
To this union was born 14 children, 7 boys and 7 girls, all of whom are living except one son who died in infancy. The sons are George of Cleburne, Texas; Joe, Mart, Charles, William and John of Hammon. The daughters are Mrs. Mary Grosclose of Breckenridge, Texas, Mrs. Lula Stanford of Farmersville, Texas, Mrs. J.A. Pool of Indiahoma, Oklahoma, Mrs. William Box and Mrs. J.M. Linville of Hammon, Oklahoma, Mrs. John Dick of Leedey and Mrs. J.W. Stanford of Clinton, Oklahoma.
Funeral services at the ME Church in Hammon of which he was a member, conducted by Rev. T.C. Depew after which the body was laid to rest in the Red Hill Cemetery beside his wife.
The Hammon Advocate, January 4, 1917