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William Barton Boulden

The eldest surviving son of Joseph Louis Boulden, William Barton (Will) Boulden took his young wife, Annetta Jane de Cunha and small children and immigrated from a comfortable, settled life in Castle Valley to the Uintah Basin of eastern Utah to raise his family. He made the journey by wagon in the early days of […]

Wanted — Family Group Sheets!

We’d like to expand this Family Website by asking family members to contribute Family Group Sheets for the descendants of William Barton and Annetta Cunha Boulden. Over time, we’ll probably want to go further, but for now, this is a good second step. We invite families to contribute these sheets, and we’ll post them. If […]

A TRIP TO THE SALT LAKE FLOUR MILLS

(My cousin Larry asked if I would write a blog on our Grandpa, William Barton Boulden. I agreed to do so, but there won’t be much substance here because it has been 60 years since I saw Grandpa Boulden and I was six-years-old. Incidentally, he died shortly after these events.)

I remember him being a […]

Grandpa’s Bedroom

(Return with me now to the 1940s, to the Redwood Road home of my paternal grandparents, Will and Annetta Boulden. Mind the noise; we don’t want to startle them…)

They built that house during the Depression for $70 worth of wood, my father once told me. Economized by leaving out certain things, like a bathroom. […]

Songs for Will and Annetta Boulden

William Barton Boulden moved his family from Castle Dale to Cedar View, Utah when my father, Bernard, was six weeks old. It was a difficult journey, with several small children, in the frigid January of 1917. They traveled by horse-drawn wagon and lived in a tent during the 18-day journey and after they arrived. […]