Angelyn Fidelis Bolla

16 May 1899–6 August 1969 (Age 70)
Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States

The Life of Angelyn Fidelis

When Angelyn Fidelis Bolla was born on 16 May 1899, in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States, her father, Giovanni Bolla, was 32 and her mother, Caroline Lucy Bonzagni, was 25. She married Victor Chester Cole on 19 November 1920, in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States for about 5 years and Cleveland Heights, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 6 August 1969, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Victor Chester Cole
Angelyn Fidelis Bolla
Marriage: 19 November 1920
Victor Peter Cole

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19 November 1920
Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan and Spanish: from bolla ‘sphere’, ‘ball’. How it was acquired as a surname is unclear; it may have been a nickname for a fat person. In Spanish bolla is also a regional term denoting various types of cakes and pastries and in some cases the surname may have arisen from this sense.2 Hungarian: variant of Balla, pet form of the personal name Barabás, or Barnabás ( see Barnaby ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Cole in household of Victor C Cole, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Angeline Bolla in household of Caraline Bolla, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ann F Cole in household of Victor C Cole, "United States Census, 1930"

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