Louisa Bolton

8 February 1835–16 September 1886 (Age 51)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Bolton was born on 8 February 1835, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Henry Bolton, was 27 and her mother, Sarah P Southern, was 26. She married Charles Henry Bolton on 23 March 1854, in Tipton, Cedar, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 September 1886, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Montgomery, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Bolton
Louisa Bolton
Marriage: 23 March 1854
Lewis Preston Bolton
Olive Bolton
George A Bolton
Mary Jane Bolton
Cora Augusta Bolton
Martin Sherman Bolton

Spouse and Children

23 March 1854
Tipton, Cedar, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 1

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 16

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

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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Story Highlight

Louisa Bolotn, My Great-grandmother

LOUISA BOLTON Written by Karen Bolton Ward June 7, 2020 Louisa Bolton, my great-grandmother, mother of Lewis P. Bolton who was the father of George …

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Bolton in household of C H Bolton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lewisa Bolton in household of C Henry Bolton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Bolton in household of C H Bolton, "United States Census, 1860"

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