Sherman Clarence Bolton

MaleJanuary 1849–1921

Brief Life History 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 4 sons and 7 daughters with Abigail J "Abbie" Newman. He lived in Hancock, Hancock, Delaware, New York, United States in 1860 and Candor, Tioga, New York, United States in 1915. 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 "Abbie" Newman
Jessie James Bolton
Dora Belle Bolton
Carie Balton
Mabel Balton
Mable Bolton
Hattie Mabel Bolton
Marques Henry Bolton
Louis Edward Bolton
Hazel Edna Bolton
Willis Clarence Bolton
Maude Bolton

Sources (20)

  • Sherman Boulton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • S C Bolton in entry for L E Bolton, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Sherman C Bolton in household of Lucinda Bolton, "United States Census, 1860"

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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 numerous places in northern England named Bolton (Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire) or from Boulton in Derbyshire and East Lothian in Scotland, from Old English bothl ‘dwelling, house’ (see Bold 1) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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