James BOAL b. abt. 1785 Co. Down Ireland, died there.
his son: James BOAL b. abt 1805 Co. Down died 5/14/1862. He married Mary Ann KELLY, b. abt. 1819 in Ballyblack Ireland, d. 1/31/1852.
their son: William A. BOAL b. abt. 1848 Co. Down, d. 1/19/1894 Markleysburg, PA. He married Eleanor LEWIS b. 3/18/1846 Drumawhey, Co. Down d. 4/5/1907 Markleysburg, PA. (they were married 4/5/1807 Ballyblack Presbyterian Church)
Their children: Robert BOAL (1871-1916) Hugh BOAL (1876-1931) Eleanor BOAL (1877-1969) William BOAL (1879-1955) Charles A. BOAL (1881-1953) Anna BOAL (1883-1956) Bertha BOAL (1884-1964) and our direct relative: JOHN LEWIS BOAL, WHO CHANGED HIS NAME TO BOLE for whatever reason. He was born 3/17/1873 in Markleysburg, PA and died 6/3/1933 in Chicago, IL where he spent most of his life and was a Chicago policeman. John married Margaret CONNORS b. 5/16/1876 and died 9/25/1911, on 4/21/1897. They had 4 children:
John BOLE b. 7/5/1899 d. 7/5/1899 John Connors BOLE b. 3/20/1903 d. 4/5/1954 Maurice BOLE b. 8/4/1904 d. 4/19/1954 and our grandmother: Mabel M. BOLE (aka Margaret Loretta Mabel BOLE), b. 12/6/1898 Chicago & d. 4/1/1945 in Chicago. She married LeRoy Nels HARSTAD 11/15/1916 and they had 5 children, the oldest of which is our mom,
Grace Marie Harstad b. 1918. She married George H. Blystone in 1948 and they had my husband George Blystone.
ANY help would be greatly appreciated - I've run into one after another brick wall.