Albert Bolton

1841–before 7 June 1880 (Age 39)
New York, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Bolton was born in 1841, in New York, United States, his father, George Bolton, was 24 and his mother, Mary Dodgson, was 21. He married Rosetta Standish about 1864, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1850. He died before 7 June 1880, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Albert Bolton
Rosetta Standish
Marriage: about 1864
Fred E. Bolton
Alfred Bolton
John Bolton

Spouse and Children

about 1864
Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Dodgson




    Margaret Ann Bolton



    Alfred B. Bolton


World Events (7)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 13

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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)

  • Albert Bolton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert Bolton in household of George Bolton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert in entry for F.E. Bolton and Freda Sandstrom, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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