Clarence Spears Boles

Brief Life History of Clarence Spears

When Clarence Spears Boles was born on 22 August 1883, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James J Boles, was 28 and his mother, Virginia Morrow, was 32. He had at least 6 sons and 5 daughters with Rosa Lee Manning. He lived in Hart, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1119, Hart, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1948, in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Elbert, Georgia, United States.

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Clarence Spears Boles
Rosa Lee Manning
Earnest Esco Boles
Richard Boles
Walter Lee Boles
Mamie Dorothy Lee Boles
Lula Mae Boles
Grady Garrison Boles
Mary Frances Boles
Hugh Dorsey Boles
Sallie Boles
Clarence Spear Boles Jr

Sources (10)

  • C S Boles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Speer Boles, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Clarence Spear Boles, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

World Events (8)


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1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Boyles .

English: variant of Bull with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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