When Jonathan Bolles Sr. was born in August 1677, in New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Bowles, was 31 and his mother, Mary Dyer, was 32. He married Mary Simson about 1719, in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 April 1773, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 95, and was buried in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
German (rarely Bölles): from a dialect variant (especially in Franconian) of Bolle or Boll 2, or a variant of Balles .