When Cecelia Catherine Bost was born on 30 April 1849, in Newton, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Witherspoon Bost, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Paulina "Sally" Wilson, was 34. She married Marcus Augustus Kale on 13 November 1873, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Union Precinct, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 28 April 1927, in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Old Yankton Cemetery, St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States.
German (mainly Saarland): variant of Bast .
English: variant of Boast .
Dutch: topographic name, possibly a variant of Bos or in relation to ‘boxwood’, with suffix -t in collective plural. Bost is a village near Tienen in Flanders, hence the Flemish habitational name Van Bost.