H. S. BOUGHTON
H. S. BOUGHTON was born on the 15th of July, 1839. When he was an infant, the family moved to New York, where they lived but a few years, and came to Ashtabula county, Ohio; then to Kenosha county, Wisconsin, and in 1846, to Illinois, living in different parts of the State. In 1859, Mr. Boughton came to Minnesota, and took charge of the Morrison Hotel, in Clearwater, Wright county. He enlisted in Company E, of the Eighth Minnesota Infantry, and served three years. After being discharged, he came to Sauk Rapids, and was engaged in mercantile pursuits until 1877, when he came to the farm on which he now lives. Mr. Boughton has purchased a farm in Langola township, on which he is making improvements. In October, 1859, Miss Ann Eliza Geer became his wife. They have three children.
History of the Upper Mississippi Valley (1881) pp. 358-9 [Langola]
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