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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Family Time Line

Leona Eva Telford
1870–1947
John Thomas Bolt
1867–1924
Lillian Bolt
1891–
Josie E Bolt
1893–
John B Bolt
1898–1952
Nellie Emma Corrine Bolt
1900–
Annie Belle Bolt
1902–1971
Robert Lee Bolt
1904–1990
Allie Bolt
1906–
Mallie C Bolt
1907–1981
Sarah L Bolt
1911–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1870–1947Female

  • John Thomas Bolt

    Male1867–1924Male

children

(9)

  • Lillian Bolt

    Female1891–Female

  • Josie E Bolt

    Female1893–Female

  • Male1898–1952Male

  • Nellie Emma Corrine Bolt

    Female1900–Female

  • Female1902–1971Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Mathias Edwin Telford

    Male1846–Male

  • Fannie Telford

    Female1852–Female

siblings

(1)

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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