Phillip Peter Bovat Beauvais

The Messenger
February 24, 1932


Philip Peter Bovat Was One of Four Brothers Who Served in 1861

     HIGHGATE CENTER, FEB. 24 - Philip Peter Bovat 89, a Civil War Veteran and long time resident of this town died at his home here yesterday afternoon. He was born at Chambly, Quebec and moved here at an early age. When the Civil War broke out he was one of four brothers who enlisted in Company C, 5th United States Infantry. Two of his brothers were killed action. He returned here after three years of service after having been wounded twice.
      On January 9, 1865, he married Ozeata Minor of Highgate. To them were born eight sons and six daughters. Of these 13 were later married.
      Mr. Bovat leaves his widow, one sister; Mrs. Amelia Raymond of Springfield; seven sons, Levi of Swanton, Eli of Stowe, Louis of Enosburg, Joseph and Fred of Fairfield, and William of Springfield, Massachusetts; four daughters Mrs. Julius Raymond of Highgate, Mrs. Louis Cross of St. Albans, Mrs. Augustine Bachand of Fairfield, Mrs. Frank Raymond of Morrisville; 79 grandchildren; 81 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. The funeral will be held from St. Louis church here Friday morning at 10 o'clock with burial in the Catholic Cemetery.

Updated: Monday, February 3, 2003 7:13 PM

Search the Malone Family Directory