Maria Bolton

5 May 1779–
Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Bolton was born on 5 May 1779, in Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jonathan Bolton, was 29 and her mother, Rachel, was 17.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Bolton
1750–1820
Rachel
1762–
Valentine Bolton
1771–1854
Bolton
1800–
Maria Bolton
1779–
Abraham Abram Bolton
1781–1849
Isaac Bolton
1783–1856
Elizabeth Bolton
1786–1858
Godfrey Bolton
1792–1850
Harriet Bolton
1809–1872
Abram Bolton
1814–1898

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World Events (3)

1780

Age 1

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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