Mary Loretta Bolton

July 1849–24 January 1916 (Age 66)
Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Loretta

When Mary Loretta Bolton was born in July 1849, in Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, Lewis Bolton, was 24 and her mother, Mary Nancy Parker, was 24. She married Ira T. Wollam on 25 February 1869, in Mercer, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Mendon, Union Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 24 January 1916, in Union Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tomlinson Cemetery, Union Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira T. Wollam
1847–1918
Mary Loretta Bolton
1849–1916
Marriage: 25 February 1869
Daniel Wollam
1871–1871
Charles Wollam
1875–1890
Ella Wollam
1873–1940
Mattie Wollam
1876–1936
Alice Wollam
1883–1974
Nancy Wollam
1886–1957
...nney (Infant) Wollam
1886–
Bessie Wollam
1891–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1869
Mercer, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

    Daniel Wollam

    Male1871–1871Male

    Ella Wollam

    Female1873–1940Female

    Charles Wollam

    Male1875–1890Male

    Mattie Wollam

    Female1876–1936Female

    Female1883–1974Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Bolton

    Male1825–1860Male

    Mary Nancy Parker

    Female1824–1872Female

siblings

(5)

    Sarah Jane Bolton

    Female1846–1851Female

    Female1849–1916Female

    Matilda E Bolton

    Female1851–Female

    Simon Peter Bolton

    Male1857–1895Male

    William Lewis Bolton

    Male1859–1914Male

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Mary Boulton in household of Louis Boulton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary L Bolton in household of Lewis Bolton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Woolem in household of Ira Woolem, "United States Census, 1880"

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