Sarah Catherine Bolton

Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Catherine

When Sarah Catherine Bolton was born in 1837, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Clay Bolton, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Ann Byerly, was 31. She married John R. Low on 9 October 1859, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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John R. Low
Sarah Catherine Bolton
Marriage: 9 October 1859
William Henry Lowe
J. C. V. Lowe
Deborah Jane Lowe

Spouse and Children

9 October 1859
Greene, Tennessee, United States


    William Henry Lowe


    J. C. V. Lowe


    Deborah Jane Lowe


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

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 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 (2)

  • Sarah Bolton in household of Henry Bolton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah C. Bolton, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"

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