George Bolton

16 September 1870–21 January 1925 (Age 54)
New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Bolton was born on 16 September 1870, in New York, United States, his father, Joseph Bolton, was 31 and his mother, Sara Jane McClenahan, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Elizabeth C Morse. He lived in Lansingburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 21 January 1925, in Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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George Bolton
Elizabeth C Morse
Joseph Edwin Bolton
George William Bolton
Dorothy Bolton

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    Elizabeth C Morse




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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

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A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

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Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • George Balton in household of Joseph Balton, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • George Bolton in household of Joseph Bolton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Bolton, "United States Census, 1920"

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