Richard Thomas Bouldin

1794–1865 (Age 71)
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard Thomas

When Richard Thomas Bouldin was born in 1794, in Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Green Bouldin, was 27 and his mother, Mary Graves, was 21. He married Sally East on 29 November 1817, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Carroll, Carroll, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Gonzales, Texas, United States in 1860. He died in 1865, in Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Richard Thomas Bouldin
Sally East
Marriage: 29 November 1817
Sarah Massey Bouldin
Joseph Graves Bouldin
Richard Thomas Bouldin
Susan Bouldin
Mary P Bouldin
Henry Clay Bouldin

Spouse and Children

29 November 1817
Henry, Virginia, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings





    James Massey Bouldin


    Green Bouldin


    Thomas U Bouldin


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 18

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Boulding, a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard T Bouldin in household of G Bouldin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard T Bolden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richard Bouldin, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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