Emeline VanDyke

about 1810–after 1880 (Age 70)
Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Emeline

When Emeline VanDyke was born about 1810, in Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Jonathan Dike, was 30 and her mother, Clarissa Sweat, was 29. She married Luke Cyrus Bolles about 1830, in Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died after 1880, in Forest Lake, Forest Lake Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Luke Cyrus Bolles
1808–1884
Emeline VanDyke
1810–1880
Marriage: about 1830
Obed Bolles
1831–1870
James Bolles
1853–
Louisa Bolles
1833–1883
Mary Jane Bolles
1836–
Frank Eugene Bolles
1839–
Phebe A. Bolles
1842–1897
Frances E. Bolles
1843–
Calvin L. Bolles
1844–1852
Sybilla L. Bolles
1846–
Herbert N. Bolles
1857–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1830
Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

    Obed Bolles

    Male1831–1870Male

    Louisa Bolles

    Female1833–1883Female

    Mary Jane Bolles

    Female1836–Female

    Frank Eugene Bolles

    Male1839–Male

    Phebe A. Bolles

    Female1842–1897Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Dike

    Male1780–1856Male

    Clarissa Sweat

    Female1781–1861Female

siblings

(8)

    Benjamin Dyke

    Male1802–1856Male

    Omri Dyke

    Male1806–1880Male

    Adaline Maria Dyke

    Female1808–1899Female

    Female1810–1880Female

    Caroline Dike

    Female1811–1893Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 2

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by any of the many thousands of dikes in the Netherlands (Middle Dutch dike ‘dike’), or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Dijk, Dijke, or Dyck, named with this word.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Emeline Bolles in household of Luke Bolles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emaline Bolles in household of Luke Bolles, "United States Census, 1880"

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