| || Notes for Charles S. Boyle:|
1850 Census: Charles living with his only known child Jesse in Crawford Co., PA.
A paper written in 1935 by a descendent (Homer Boyle)suggests that Charles originally came to America in 1776 as an English soldier with a young son, stationed in NY, that becames sympathetic to the American cause.This paper also states that his wife was supposedly French.Though this sounds perfectly plausible, could this story be about Charles' father, Charles?This would be more plausible due to the brother of this Charles, Job, being killed in the war in 1777 as a fife player.
Charles enlisted in the American Army in 1776 supposedly around Claverack/Hudson, NY.Support for this is only found from Charles' papers when he was 90 years old.
His Rev. War pension papers states his father's name was also Charles, mother unknown.
He lived in the Stroudsburg area at least between 1787 and 1790.He is found on the tax rolls of Lower Smithfield Township.He was involved with Sullivans Expedition against the Indians.He was also connected to the Fort at Stroudsburg after the War.
According to Genealogical Abastracts of Rev. War Pension Files, 1990, Charles first wife died before 1800 and his second wife died before 1830.[Brøderbund Family Archive #312, Ed. 1, Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1800, Date of Import: Feb 15, 2001, Internal Ref. #1.312.1.332.4]
Individual: Boyles, Charles
County/State: Somerset Co., PA
Page #: 567
Age ranges in household: 30110-1121100