Onice Elmer Bolton

31 July 1922–20 August 1996 (Age 74)
Franklin, Alabama, United States

The Life of Onice Elmer

When Onice Elmer Bolton was born on 31 July 1922, in Franklin, Alabama, United States, his father, Percy Howard Bolton, was 21 and his mother, Ester Rozella Taylor, was 15. He married Elsie Bell Hester on 19 February 1939, in Colbert, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 3 Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 20 August 1996, in Russellville, Franklin, Alabama, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Frankfort, Franklin, Alabama, United States.

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Onice Elmer Bolton
Elsie Bell Hester
Marriage: 19 February 1939
Gene Ray Bolton

Spouse and Children

19 February 1939
Colbert, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ester Rozella Taylor




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 19

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Onice Bolton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Onice E Balton in household of Percy H Balton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vollie Bolton in entry for Gene Ray Bolton and Joy Elaine Saint, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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