Sherman Clarence Bolton

January 1849–1921 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of Sherman Clarence

When Sherman Clarence Bolton was born in January 1849, in New York, United States, his father, James S Bolton, was 45 and his mother, Lucinda Williams, was 45. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Abigail J NEWMAN. He lived in Hancock, Hancock, Delaware, New York, United States in 1860. He died in 1921, in Candor, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Candor, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Sherman Clarence Bolton
Abigail J NEWMAN
Mable Bolton
Marques Henry Bolton
Lewis Edward Bolton
Hazel Edna Bolton
Willis Clarence Bolton
Maude Bolton

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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England named Bolton, especially the one in Lancashire, from Old English boðl ‘dwelling’, ‘house’ ( see Bold 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sherman C Bolton in household of Lucinda Bolton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • C S Bolton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarince S Bolton, "New York State Census, 1905"

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