John De Brookhouse Bolton

Male12 April 1616–1668

Brief Life History of John De Brookhouse

When John De Brookhouse Bolton was born on 12 April 1616, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Gyles Bolton, was 50 and his mother, Lettice Stanworth, was 44. He married Margaret Scott about 1653, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1668, in Wales, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 52, and was buried in Wales, Yorkshire, England.

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John De Brookhouse Bolton
Margaret Scott
Marriage: about 1653
Elizabeth Bolton
Anne Bolton
John Bolton
Gyles Bolton
Esther Bolton
Mary Bolton
Catherine Bolton

Sources (21)

  • John Bolton in entry for Anne Bolton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Bolton in entry for Giles Bolton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • John Boulton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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  • Marriage
    about 1653Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (2)

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

    Age 4

    "The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

    1642 · The English Civil War

    Age 26

    A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern England named Bolton (Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire) or from Boulton in Derbyshire and East Lothian in Scotland, from Old English bothl ‘dwelling, house’ (see Bold 1) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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