James Harvey Bolen

Male27 April 1846–14 February 1927

Brief Life History of James Harvey

When James Harvey Bolen was born on 27 April 1846, in Danville, Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, his father, William Bolen II, was 22 and his mother, Isabelle Snodgrass, was 23. He married Malinda Rachel Ricketts on 4 March 1876, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Manor, Clark, Washington, United States for about 20 years and Washington, United States in 1927. He died on 14 February 1927, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Bolen
Malinda Rachel Ricketts
Marriage: 4 March 1876
Violet Willena Bolen
William Edward Bolen
Alexander Mason Bolen
James Herbert Bolen
Addie Lois Bolen
Ira Ivan Bolen
Ora Ethel Bolen
Ellis Theodore Bolen

Sources (41)

  • James Bolen in household of William Bolen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas H Bolen, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • James Harvey Bolen, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1876Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

    Age 1

    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 22

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Bolén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (possibly from bo ‘farm’; compare Bolin ) + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’.

    German: variant of Bohlen .

    English: variant of Bullen . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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