Harry Elmo Bolin

Male2 June 1907–6 April 1966

Brief Life History of Harry Elmo

When Harry Elmo Bolin was born on 2 June 1907, in Eden, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Bolin, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 29. He married Lena Ellen Butts on 25 December 1926, in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Harrisonville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 6 April 1966, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Elmo Bolin
1907–1966
Lena Ellen Butts
1906–1995
Marriage: 25 December 1926
Howard Elmo Bolin
1927–2010

Sources (10)

  • Harry Bolin in household of Daniel Bolin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Bolin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Harry Elmo Bolin, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1926Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1912 · McCreary County Created

    Age 5

    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 16

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the element bo ‘farm’ + the suffix -lin, derived from Latin -(l)inius ‘relating to’.

    Walloon and northern French: from a derivative of the ancient Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of various names formed with the element bald ‘bold’ (compare Bolle ). This surname is rare in Belgium.

    Polish: from a pet form of a personal name such as Bolesław (see Bolen ).

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

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