William Martin Bolin

Brief Life History of William Martin

When William Martin Bolin was born on 9 September 1813, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Edward S. Bolen Jr., was 23 and his mother, Mary Jane Dickerson, was 28. He married Mary Elinor Phillips on 18 February 1830, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 2 January 1846, at the age of 32, and was buried in Neeses, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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William Martin Bolin
Mary Elinor Phillips
Marriage: 18 February 1830
William H. Dickerson Bolin
Vandy Vastine Bolin
Martha Ann Bolin
Andrew Bolin
James Patrick Bolin
Thomas Jefferson Bolin Sr.

Sources (2)

  • William Martin Bolin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Bolen -

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1822 · Slave Rebellion

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the element bo ‘farm’ + the suffix -lin, derived from Latin -(l)inius ‘relating to’.

Walloon and northern French: from a derivative of the ancient Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of various names formed with the element bald ‘bold’ (compare Bolle ). This surname is rare in Belgium.

Polish: from a pet form of a personal name such as Bolesław (see Bolen ).

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

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