from Springfield Republican, 1 FEb 1931,
Mrs. Elizabeth Bolter dies at Amherst

Mrs. Elizabeth Bolter, 92, died late Friday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edwin A. Bolter. She was born in Shutesbury, October 8, 1838, the daughter of Frank and Assenath Pierce. Her first husband, Edward Prouty, was killed in the battle of Gettysburg. Her second husband was John M. Smith of North Brookfield.

She came to Amherst to live in 1911 when she married Joseph Bolter of South Amherst, who died in 1925. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Edwin A. Bolter, and a son, Edward R. Smith of Palmer, and several step-sons and daughters.

...Burial will be in the South Amherst cemetery.