Adaline Chapman Bolton

Female13 December 1834–1916

Brief Life History of Adaline Chapman

When Adaline Chapman Bolton was born on 13 December 1834, in Giles, Virginia, United States, her father, Peter Bolton, was 38 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Falls, was 38. She married George W Ensign about 1856, in Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fairfield Township, Grundy, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Beaver Township, Butler, Iowa, United States for about 17 years. She died in 1916, in Grundy, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

George W Ensign
Adaline Chapman Bolton
Marriage: about 1856
Harriett Alline Ensign
William Bradley Ensign
Mildred D Ensign
Ellen M Ensign
George Henry Ensign
Charles J Ensign

Sources (19)

  • Adaline C Bolton in household of Thomas B Bolton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A. C. Bolton, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Adeline Chapman Ensign, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1856Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Grundy, Iowa, United States

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 27

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    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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