Archibald Rutherford Bolton

Brief Life History of Archibald Rutherford

When Archibald Rutherford Bolton was born in 1844, in Bellefonte, Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, Sevier Evan Bolton, was 34 and his mother, Missourie Carolina Rutherford, was 29. He married Sarah J Fuller on 10 March 1870, in Jackson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in 1925, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Archibald Rutherford Bolton
Sarah J Fuller
Marriage: 10 March 1870
Minnie Bolton
William Bolton
Louie Bolton

Sources (8)

  • Archibold Rutherford Bolton in household of Edgar Redditt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Archabald R. Bolton, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Archibald Boulton in household of Sevier Boulton, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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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