Ira Oscar Bolton

11 October 1883–30 July 1944 (Age 60)
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ira Oscar

When Ira Oscar Bolton was born on 11 October 1883, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, his father, Joseph Bolton, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Campbell, was 33. He married Zona Louise Shafer on 14 October 1903. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Matheson, Elbert, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Harrison Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 30 July 1944, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Oscar Bolton
1883–1944
Zona Louise Shafer
1882–1970
Marriage: 14 October 1903
Margaret Maye Bolton
1904–1995
Carroll Albertice Bolton
1905–1971
Myron Otis Bolton
1906–1915
Edyce Isabelle Bolton
1907–2000
Sheldon Edward Bolton
1908–2002
Virgil Leroy Bolton
1910–1981
Laurence Ira Bolton
1912–1998
Laura Zona Bolton
1912–2008
Lurena May Bolton
1913–1999
Luther Allen Bolton
1915–2003
Enid Aldean Bolton
1917–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1903
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 7

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Ira O Botton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ira O Bolton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ira O Bolton, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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