Mary Loretta Bolton

12 July 1849–24 January 1916 (Age 66)
Union Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Loretta

When Mary Loretta Bolton was born on 12 July 1849, in Union Township, Mercer, 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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Ira T. Wollam
Mary Loretta Bolton
Marriage: 25 February 1869
Daniel Wollam
Charles Wollam
Ella Wollam
Mattie Wollam
Alice Wollam
Nancy Wollam
...nney (Infant) Wollam
Bessie Wollam

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  • Marriage
    25 February 1869Mercer, Ohio, United States
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    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.
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 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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    Sources (30)

    • Mary Bollon in entry for ...nney Wollam, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Mary Boulton in household of Louis Boulton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Bolton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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