Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 405 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNTY.
in the family of Benjamin and Marianne
(Audebout) Boulay, natives also of France, in
which country his parents died, his father in
1832. Mr. Boulay was reared in a small
town in the north of France, learning the
carpenter and joiner's trade, as well as the
vocation of farming. He was thirty years of
age when he cane to Dallas county, being on
the voyage in a sailing vessel from January to
May, 1856, landing at New Orleans. He
proceeded thence by water to Houston, and
thence by ox team to Dallas. In 1866 he
returned to Natchitoches parish, Louisiana,
where he followed farming until February,
1882, when he returned to Dallas, since
which time he has worked at his trade. Here
he has made what he possesses by his own industry.
He owns desirable town property.
Practically he is a self-made man, attaining
his present high standing amid many difficulties.
He is a member of the Catholic
lHe was married in 1856, the year of his
arrival in this country, to Isahelle Pimpare,
a native of France and a daughter of Rene
Pimpare. Her father, a native of that
country: came with Mr. Boulay to America.
Mr. Boulay has one child, Adolphine, now
Mrs. Armand, of Dallas.
:R. THOMAS H. D. STUART, of Ellis
county, is a son of Dr. R. J. Stuart, who
who was born in Princess Anne county,
Maryland, in 1812. The father emigrated
from his native State to Georgia, and in 1873
to Texas, settling on a farm where a portion
of the city of Oak Cliff now stands, and
thence to the southern part of Dallas county,
where he remained until his death, which
; occurred in 1883. He was thoroughly educated,
having taken a literary course at Baltimore,
and also a medical course at Atlanta,
Georgia. For several years lie practiced
successfully in Georgia and Louisiana. Our
subject's mother, nee Melvina Coker, was a
daughter of Thomas and Precious (Lovejoy)
Coker. Mr. and Mris. Stuart were married in
1833, and were the parents of four children:
Susan A., widow of Caldwell Bishop, a farlner
and merchant by occupation; Thomas H. D.,
our subject; Mary L., deceased, was the wife
of A. S. Blythe, Sheriff of Miller county, Arkansas;
and Jefferson A., general agent for
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/405/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.