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Charles Boudinot Root
  • Born: 12 Sep 1819, Montague MA
  • Died: 7 May 1903, Raleigh NC

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Cutten/NC:, . 25 Educated in Greenfield Massachusetts. Moved to Raleigh NC in 1837. Apprenticed there to Barnard Dupuy for 5 years and bought Dupuy's business on 15 Nov 1843. Retired in 1860 to become President of Raliegh Gas Company. Served as city alderman, tax collector and chairman of county commissioners.
  • Apprenticed in 1842-1857 to Bernard Dupuy in Raleigh NC 1
  • He worked in 1843-1860 as a silversmith and jeweler in Raleigh NC
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Raleigh NC, listed as a jeweler.

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