Leona Eva Telford

1870–1947 (Age 77)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Leona Eva

When Leona Eva Telford was born in 1870, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Mathias Edwin Telford, was 24 and her mother, Fannie Telford, was 18. She had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with John Thomas Bolt. She lived in Centerville, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 March 1947, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Leona Eva Telford
John Thomas Bolt
Lillian Bolt
Josie E Bolt
John B Bolt
Nellie Emma Corrine Bolt
Annie Belle Bolt
Robert Lee Bolt
Allie Bolt
Mallie C Bolt
Sarah L Bolt

Spouse & Children

  • Female1870–1947Female

  • John Thomas Bolt




  • Lillian Bolt


  • Josie E Bolt


  • Male1898–1952Male

  • Nellie Emma Corrine Bolt


  • Female1902–1971Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Mathias Edwin Telford


  • Fannie Telford




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 1

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Evie L Bolt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evie L Bott in household of John T Bott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Evvie Bolt in household of John T Bolt, "United States Census, 1920"

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