Biography of the Bolger Brothers
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Bolger brothers, William, Martin, Thomas and James, Castleton, p. o. Hydeville, were born in Castleton, Vt. Their parents were Thomas and Mary (Heunesy) Bolger, who were born and married in Ireland, and settled in West Castleton, Vt., in 1846. Mr. Bolger, who was one of the early pioneers of this State, died in 1866; Mrs. Bolger died in 1881. They had seven children, five sons and two daughters. The four above named brothers commenced a general merchandise business in 1880, and in 1883 they erected their present fine store. They have also purchased the site and water power known as the "Hydeville water power," and have erected a slate mill, one hundred by fifty, and a packing room thirty by twenty, for the manufacture of all grades of slate mantles, etc. It is situated on the outlet of the Bombosine Lake.

From:
History of Rutland County, Vermont
Edited by: H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1886


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