Walter Lee Bolin

Brief Life History of Walter Lee

When Walter Lee Bolin was born on 27 July 1879, in Kingston Springs, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Bolin, was 23 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Seals, was 21. He married Etta Jefferson Rodgers on 9 December 1898, in Clay, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hector Township, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 January 1962, in Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sikeston City Cemetery, Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Lee Bolin
1879–1962
Annie Leona Beatty
1898–1966
Marriage: 1926
Andrew Cecil Bolin
1906–1990
Crecy Edna Bolin
1912–2012
Walter Lee Bolin Jr.
1918–1964
Betty Bolin
1921–2000
Lorene Bolin
1924–2000
Dorothy Pearl Bolin
1925–2007
Boyd Jesse Bolin
1929–1992
Harold Lloyd Bolin
1933–1964
Mary Bolin
1936–2013
Mamie Lou Bolin
1940–1941

Sources (33)

  • Walter L Bolin, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Walter Bolin, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Walter Lee Bolin, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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