Alfred Thomas Bolton

1807–6 December 1878 (Age 71)
Leinster, Ireland

The Life of Alfred Thomas

When Alfred Thomas Bolton was born in 1807, in Leinster, Ireland, his father, Hugh Bolton, was 42 and his mother, Alice Sutherland, was 37. He married Hannah Eliza Welsh in 1836. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Southwold, Elgin, Ontario, Canada in 1851 and Carradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1861. He died on 6 December 1878, in Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Alfred Thomas Bolton
Hannah Eliza Welsh
Marriage: 1836
Alfred Thomas Bolton
Alice Bolton
Benjamin Bolton
Cynthia Bolton
Amanda Bolton
Elizabeth Bolton
Richard Bolton
Hugh Bolton
William Bolton

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World Events (4)


Age 32

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 38

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 60

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England named Bolton, especially the one in Lancashire, from Old English boðl ‘dwelling’, ‘house’ ( see Bold 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred T Bolton in entry for Hugh Bolton and Annie Ansley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Alfred Bolton in entry for Benjn Bolton and Barbara Blair, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Alfred Bolton in entry for Benjamin Bolton and Barbara Blair, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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