Agnes Bolton1

Father*Thomas Bolton1 b. c 1698, d. b 1788
Mother*Mary (McLellan) Craige1

Citations

  1. [S496] Ethel Stanwood Bolton, Immigrants to New England, 1700-1775 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966 reprint of 1931 edition published in Salem, Massachusetts), page 18. Hereinafter cited as New England Immigrants 1700-1775.

Agnes Bolton1

b. 1728, d. 27 September 1768
Birth*1728Agnes Bolton was born in 1728 in Ireland.1
Research Notes* It is suspected that Agnes Bolton of Palmer belongs to one of the early immigrant Bolton families already being researched. William of Reading was thought to have come from Ireland and the brothers William of Windham and Thomas of Gorham, both having come to America from Tamlaght O'Crilly, Northern Ireland, each named a daughter Agnes.
Marriage*5 November 1754She married Hugh Smith, son of James Smith, on 5 November 1754 in Palmer, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Research Notes*It is unclear if there were two daughters named Mary born to Agnes and Hugh Smith in Palmer, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). In the records for Palmer, two births are listed with identical birth dates and different years, 1765 and 1767. The 1765 date was noted as appearing on her grave stone and the 1767 date appears to have been transcribed from the original record. To further confuse the issue, two death dates are listed also. The one appearing to have been transcribed from the town records reports her death on 30 Jul 1767 and the other, obtained from her grave stone in Old Center Cemetery was noted as 20 Sep 1768, age 10 (or age 1 followed by an O and not a zero.)2
Death*27 September 1768She died the same day she gave birth to John on 27 September 1768 in Palmer, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). She was only 33.3,2

Family

Hugh Smith b. 1728, d. 18 May 1805
Children1.Elizabeth Smith1 b. 6 Mar 1756
2.Joseph Smith1 b. 12 Mar 1758
3.Matthew Smith1 b. 19 Jan 1761, d. 30 Aug 1775
4.Elihu Smith1 b. 8 Aug 1764, d. 30 Aug 1775
5.Mary Smith1 b. 26 May 1765, d. 30 Jul 1767 or 20 Sep 1768
6.Agnes Smith1 b. 11 Nov 1765
7.Mary Smith1 b. 26 May 1767, d. 30 Jul 1767 or 20 Sep 1768
8.John Smith1 b. 27 Sep 1768

Citations

  1. [S496] Ethel Stanwood Bolton, Immigrants to New England, 1700-1775 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966 reprint of 1931 edition published in Salem, Massachusetts), page 18. Hereinafter cited as New England Immigrants 1700-1775.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S496] Ethel Stanwood Bolton, New England Immigrants 1700-1775, page 18, noted her year of death as 1805.

Albert J. Bolton1

b. circa 1844, d. 1917
ChartsDescendants of Jeremiah Bolton of Connecticut and New York
Father*Jeremiah Bolton1 b. 7 Mar 1809, d. b 19 Jun 1880
Mother*Harriet Talcott1 b. 1810, d. 16 Aug 1880
Birth*circa 1844Albert J. Bolton was born circa 1844 in New York.1,2
(Son) Census 185013 September 1850Albert J. Bolton appeared on the 1850 census taken on 13 September 1850 in the household of his parents, Jeremiah and Harriet Bolton, in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York. Their surname was indexed as "Boulton" and their household consisted of 8 people. Daughters Harriett E. and Sarah E., both born in Massachusetts, were 19 and 17 respectively. The four youngest children were born in New York. William H. was 11, Albert J. 6, Mary L. 4 and baby Lucy's age was recorded as 0. The family's real estate was valued at $1000 in 1850.2
(Son) Census 186028 June 1860Albert J. Bolton appeared on the 1860 census taken on 28 June 1860 in the household of his parents, Jeremiah and Harriet Bolton in Ashford, Cattaraugus County, New York. He was doing farm labor with his father. The family's surname was indexed as "Blston", and the Bolton household consisted of 8 people. Jeremiah was 52, and Harriet 50. Son William was 20, and Albert 16. Daughter Louisa was 12, and Lucy 9. Their youngest son George was 7. Also residing with the family in 1860 was four-year-old Wallace Thurber (indexed as "Turbur"), who in 1870 was found to reside in the Cattaraugus County Poor House in Machias. Jeremiah's real estate value was recorded at $2000 in 1860, and his personal estate at $300.3
Marriage*He married Sarah ______.1
(Brother) Census 187022 June 1870Albert J. Bolton and George F. Bolton appeared on the 1870 census taken on 22 June 1870 in the household of their brother William H. Bolton in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York. Enumerated in the household were William's two young children: Frank was 5, and Hattie 3. Also residing with the family in 1870 were three of William's siblings. His sister Lucy, who was keeping house, was 20, and his brothers Albert and George were 26 and 18, respectively. William's real estate was valued at $9,000 and his personal property at $3,000.4
Occupation*Albert was a farmer in Yorkshire.5
Census 1880*16 June 1880Albert and Sarah Bolton appeared on the 1880 census taken on 16 June 1880 in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York. Albert was 36, and Sarah 33.5
Death*1917He died in 1917. The notice of his death stated simply: "BOLTON, Albert J. spouse of Sarah born 1844 died 1917.1
Burial*He was buried in McKinstry Cemetery, Delevan, Cattaraugus County, New York.1

Family

Sarah ______ b. 1845, d. 1890

Citations

  1. [S673] Kenneth Bolton, "Descendants of Jeremiah Bolton of Massachusetts and New York", received on 18 March 2010 from e-mail address. Ken is the great-great grandson of Jeremiah Bolton, whom his family "suspects" may have been the youngest son of Gamaliel Bolton and Sally Hooper. When he gave his permission to include his family's file on this website, he stated that he was very careful about providing only data that he could confirm as accurate. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Jeremiah Bolton."
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jeremiah "Boulton", Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: M432_480; Page: 456B; Image: 282. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jeremiah "Blston", Ashford, Cattaraugus County, New York; Roll: M653_725; Page: 249; FHL Film# 803725. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Wm. Bolton, Yorkshire, Cattaraugus, New York; Roll M593_909; Page: 574B; Image: 571; Family History Library Film: 552408. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Albert Bolton, Yorkshire, Cattaraugus, New York; Roll 813; Family History Film: 1254813; Page: 165C; Enumeration District: 037; Image: 0092. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Alfred Bolton1

b. 7 May 1793
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
3rd great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*John Bolton1,2 b. 18 Aug 1762, d. 2 Jun 1841
Mother*Margery Pratt1,2 b. 5 Feb 1764, d. 31 Jul 1840
Birth*7 May 1793Alfred Bolton was born on 7 May 1793 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1
Baptism28 September 1793Alfred Bolton was baptized on 28 September 1793 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.3
(Son) Census 1800Alfred Bolton likely appeared on the 1800 census in the household of his parents John and Margery Bolton in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John and Margery would have been married about 12 years in 1800, and were both noted in the age category of 26 thru 44. The children in their household included 1 male under 10, who would have been son Alfred, 1 male aged 10 thru 15, who would have been son Micah and 3 females under 10, who would have been daughters Margery, Mary Ann and Anna.4
Marriage Intention9 January 1814An intention of marriage for Alfred Bolton and Sylvia Pratt was recorded on 9 January 1814 in Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.3
Marriage*before 1 April 1814He married his first cousin Sylvia Pratt, daughter of Thomas Pratt Jr., in Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The actual date of their marriage is not known and the Waltham records stated simply that it was recorded before 1 April 1814.3
Marriage*20 August 1820He married Mrs. Sally Stone on 20 August 1820 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Their intention of marriage was recorded in Waltham on 30 Jul 1820.3
(Son) Residence12 September 1832In his pension application dated 12 September 1832, John Bolton, father of Alfred Bolton, stated that he had resided at Raynham in Bristol County, Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. After the war he lived one year at Taunton, also in Bristol County, and twenty years at Bridgewater, in Plymouth County. Next, for about the same length of time he lived in several other towns and at the time of his declaration was residing in Billerica village in the town of Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is believed that John's wife and unmarried children resided with him.5
Marriage*24 December 1833An Intention of Marriage was recorded for Alfred Bolton and Almira Foster on 24 December 1833 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.3
(Heir) Affidavit of Death23 June 1841Alfred Bolton and the other four surviving children of the widowed John Bolton, were named as his only heirs in his affidavit of death filed by his son-in-law, James Mitchell on 23 June 1841 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.6

Family 1

Sylvia Pratt

Family 2

Mrs. Sally Stone
Child1.Sally Ann Bolton3 b. 7 Dec 1823

Family 3

Almira Foster

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, his birth was recorded in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 579. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org.
  4. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, 1800, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Household of John Bolton; Roll 16; Page:57; Image: 67; Family History Library Film: 205617. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  5. [S480] John Bolton (of Bristol County), number S29649; Massachusetts, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Application File; film number M804 (Washington D.C.: NARA).
  6. [S486] John Bolton, Affidavit of Death 1841, Probate File Number 26247, Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County Massachusetts probate file number 26247 (Microfilm of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bolton, John Affidavit of Death 1841.

Alonzo David Bolton1

b. 7 April 1813
Relationship4th great-grandson of James Bolton
ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Father*David Bolton1 b. 2 Mar 1791, d. 1 Apr 1849
Mother*Phebe Kemp1 d. 17 Jan 1860
Birth*7 April 1813Alonzo David Bolton was born on 7 April 1813.1
(Son) InheritanceBenjamin Kemp left his property to his daughter, Phebe Bolton, Phebe Elvira Bolton and Sally L. Bolton and her children, as shown by a deed at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), Descendants of William Bolton, Fifth Generation, pages 10-17. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.

Alvin Bolton1

b. 25 March 1809
Relationship3rd great-grandson of James Bolton
ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Father*John Bolton1 b. 24 Oct 1773, d. 28 Mar 1843
Mother*Cynthia Chamberlain1 b. 30 Dec 1782
Birth*25 March 1809Alvin Bolton was born on 25 March 1809 in Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont.1

Citations

  1. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), Descendants of William Bolton, Fourth Generation, pages 8-10. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.

Amos Bolton1

b. 1760
RelationshipGreat-grandson of James Bolton
ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Father*William Bolton1 b. 25 Oct 1721
Mother*Mary ______1 d. b 16 May 1776
Baptism*1760Amos Bolton was baptized in 1760 in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Ann Bolton1

b. 2 April 1754
RelationshipsSister of John Bolton
2nd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*John Bolton1 b. 1729/30, d. 9 Jul 1762
Mother*Elizabeth Hayward1 b. c 1726, d. 10 Nov 1801
Birth*2 April 1754Ann Bolton was born on 2 April 1754 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*27 November 1777She married Jeremiah Pratt, son of Jonathan Pratt and Elizabeth French, on 27 November 1777 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2,3,4
Relocation*Anna and Jeremiah Pratt moved to Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont. The Pratt Directory noted that the History of Pomfret, Vermont; H.H. Vail; Boston; Cockayne 1930 erroneously stated that they took several adult children with them but others have proved they could not have been children of Jeremiah. Most were actually children of John Pratt (c1723) of Pomfret.4

Family

Jeremiah Pratt b. 24 Jan 1753, d. 14 Jun 1833

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S614] Francis Greenleaf Pratt, The Pratt family: a genealogical record of Matthew Pratt of Weymouth, Mass., and his American descendants, 1623-1888, downloaded from Google Books, (Boston, Massachusetts: C.H. Heintzemann, 1890), page 144. Hereinafter cited as Pratt Family, Matthew Pratt of Weymouth, 1623-1888.
  4. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 435. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Anna Wade Bolton1

b. 11 April 1799
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
3rd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*John Bolton1,2 b. 18 Aug 1762, d. 2 Jun 1841
Mother*Margery Pratt1,2 b. 5 Feb 1764, d. 31 Jul 1840
Birth*11 April 1799Anna Wade Bolton was born on 11 April 1799 in Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1
(Daughter) Census 1800Anna Wade Bolton likely appeared on the 1800 census in the household of her parents John and Margery Bolton in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John and Margery would have been married about 12 years in 1800, and were both noted in the age category of 26 thru 44. The children in their household included 1 male under 10, who would have been son Alfred, 1 male aged 10 thru 15, who would have been son Micah and 3 females under 10, who would have been daughters Margery, Mary Ann and Anna.3
Marriage*26 August 1818She married Thomas Fowler on 26 August 1818 in Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
(Daughter) Residence12 September 1832In his pension application dated 12 September 1832, John Bolton, father of Anna Wade Bolton, stated that he had resided at Raynham in Bristol County, Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. After the war he lived one year at Taunton, also in Bristol County, and twenty years at Bridgewater, in Plymouth County. Next, for about the same length of time he lived in several other towns and at the time of his declaration was residing in Billerica village in the town of Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is believed that John's wife and unmarried children resided with him.4
Marriage*14 December 1835She married James Death on 14 December 1835 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
(Heir) Affidavit of Death23 June 1841Anna Wade Death and the other four surviving children of the widowed John Bolton, were named as his only heirs in his affidavit of death filed by his son-in-law, James Mitchell on 23 June 1841 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.5

Family 1

Thomas Fowler

Family 2

James Death

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 579. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  3. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, 1800, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Household of John Bolton; Roll 16; Page:57; Image: 67; Family History Library Film: 205617. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  4. [S480] John Bolton (of Bristol County), number S29649; Massachusetts, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Application File; film number M804 (Washington D.C.: NARA).
  5. [S486] John Bolton, Affidavit of Death 1841, Probate File Number 26247, Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County Massachusetts probate file number 26247 (Microfilm of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bolton, John Affidavit of Death 1841.

Apollos Bolton

Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father-Possible*Nathaniel Bolton1 b. 5 May 1706, d. 8 Aug 1770
Birth*Our only clue to the parentage of Apollos Bolton at this point in our research is that our first (and only) finding of his name was on a list of Revolutionary War Soldiers who served from Oakham, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Two other Bolton men, Nathaniel Jr. and Elias, were also listed and both were sons of Nathaniel Bolton of Bridgewater. So, we wonder... Was Apollos Bolton their brother?1
Revolutionary War*6 July 1780Apollos Bolton has credit on the town records of Oakham, Worcester County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), for service in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He served from 6 July 1780 in a three months' campaign at West Point, completing his service on 10 Oct 1780.1

Citations

  1. [S753] Henry Parks Wright, Soldiers of Oakham, Massachusetts in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (New Haven, Connecticut: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Press, 1914), page 48. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers of Oakham, Massachusetts.

Archilaus Bolton1

b. 17 August 1801, d. 12 February 1828
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
3rd great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Gamaliel Bolton1 b. 11 May 1778
Mother*Sally Hooper1
Birth*17 August 1801Archilaus Bolton was born on 17 August 1801 in Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1
Name-SpellingsA variation of the spelling of his name was found as Arkalus.2
Death*12 February 1828He died on 12 February 1828 possibly in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, at age 26.3

Citations

  1. [S481] First Book of Raynham (MA) Records, 1700-1835 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Raynham, Massachusetts Records-NEHGS.
  2. [S771] Chris A. Bolton, "Jeremiah Bolton's Line, Corrections and Additional Information," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, email dated 19 Oct 2012. Hereinafter cited as "Jeremiah Bolton, Additional Information."
  3. [S771] Chris A. Bolton, "Jeremiah Bolton, Additional Information," e-mails to LHB, multiple dates, email dated 19 Oct 2012, citing "Pittsfield Families", Volume 1, A-B.

Baby Son Bolton1

b. 9 April 1818, d. 25 December 1818
Relationship3rd great-grandson of James Bolton
ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Father*Edward Bolton b. 5 Feb 1780, d. 1834
Mother*Elizabeth (Eliza) (Beth) Sanderson1 b. 21 Jul 1778
Birth*9 April 1818Baby Son Bolton was born on 9 April 1818 in Shirley, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
Death*25 December 1818Baby Son Bolton died at birth on 25 December 1818 in Shirley, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Barzillia Bolton1,2

b. 27 November 1783
RelationshipsNephew of John Bolton
2nd great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*Joseph Bolton Jr.3 b. 1744, d. 18 Jul 1832
Mother*Mary Bolton3 b. 6 May 1752
Birth*27 November 1783Barzillia Bolton was born in 27 November 1783 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3
(Son) Census 1790It is not known which of their children were enumerated on the 1790 census in the household of their parents, Joseph and Mary (Bolton) Bolton in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Joseph and Mary would have been married about 17 years in 1790 and at least 8 of their 9 children, five sons and three daughters, had been born by that year. Until we learn more about the years of the deaths of their sons, we cannot determine which of the boys may have been enumerated with the family in 1790. The residents of the household included one male age 16 and over, who would have been father Joseph, only two males under 16 and four females.4

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Bridgewater Births; her name is spelled Barzillia. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301; Her name is spelled "Barzilli" on page 60 and as "Barzilla" in the index. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  3. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301.
  4. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Joseph Bolton, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Roll M637_4; Image: 0087. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.

Betsey Bolton1

b. 24 February 1797
Father*Richard Bolton1
Mother*Molly Round1
Birth*24 February 1797Betsey Bolton was born on 24 February 1797 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S8] Births - Marriages - Deaths, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah: www.familysearch.org), as extracted from book: "Vital record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896 : marriages, intentions, births, deaths, with supplemental conaining rhe record of 1896, colonial returns, lists of the early settlers, purchasers, freemen, inhabitants, the soldiers serving in Phillip's War and the Revolution."

Betsey Denny Bolton1

b. 17 December 1802
Mother*Elizabeth "Betsy" Dennie1 b. 18 Jun 1769, d. 19 Feb 1846
Birth*17 December 1802Betsey Denny Bolton was born on 17 December 1802 in Massachusetts . She was the fourth or fifth known illegitimate child of her mother and the only child known to have lived beyond infancy.1
Marriage*17 November 1824She married Josiah Packard, son of Israel Packard and Susannah ______, on 17 November 1824 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2

Family

Josiah Packard b. 22 Mar 1802
Children1.Sidney Henry Packard b. 16 Apr 1825
2.Elizabeth Ann Packard b. 15 May 1828
3.Louisa Packard b. 29 Nov 1829
4.Josiah Edson Packard b. 24 Nov 1832
5.Eveline Augusta Packard b. 27 Mar 1835
6.Frederic Packard b. 11 Dec 1836
7.Reuben Merriman Packard b. 31 Dec 1839
8.John Denny Packard b. 22 Jun 1844
9.James Willard Packard b. 29 Nov 1846

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths, from an entry made in a Packard Family Bible after her marriage 1824. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  2. [S48] Births - Marriages - Deaths, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Betty Bolton1

b. 21 August 1760, d. 3 December 1812
RelationshipsSister of John Bolton
2nd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*John Bolton1 b. 1729/30, d. 9 Jul 1762
Mother*Elizabeth Hayward1 b. c 1726, d. 10 Nov 1801
Birth*21 August 1760Betty Bolton was born on 21 August 1760 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Daughter) Census 1790She was probably enumerated on the 1790 census in the household of her mother Elizabeth Bolton in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Two females were the sole occupants of the home.3
(Grantee) Land Transfer31 December 1793Joseph Bolton Jr. of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth, yeoman, signed a deed agreement on 31 December 1793 to sell a dwelling house standing in the East Precinct of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and the Land that the house was standing on to Betty Bolton, Spinster, for the sum of 4 pounds, 4 shillings. The deed was witnessed by Thomas Hayward and Cornelius Hayward on 16 Mar 1794 and recorded on 27 Mar 1794. The younger Betty was Joseph's sister-in-law, and the house she purchased provided a home for herself and her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" (Hayward) Bolton, Joseph's mother-in-law, until their respective deaths a few years later.4
Census 1800*Betty Bolton appeared on the 1800 census as the Head of Household in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Two females were enumerated in the household: one in the age category of 26 thru 44 who was likely Betty, and the other in the age category of 45 and over who was probably Betty's mother.5
Census 1810*She appeared on the 1810 census as the Head of Household in East Parish, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Two females were enumerated in the household. One was in the category of age 10 thru 15 and the other female was in the category of age 45 and over.6
Death*3 December 1812She died on 3 December 1812 in Bridgewater at age 52.7

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Elizabeth Bolton, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Roll M637_4; Image: 0087. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.
  4. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, microfilm of original manuscript on 462 microfilm reels. Includes Grantor and Grantee indexes: Film# 559131, Book 76, page 41, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County.
  5. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Betty Bolton, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Roll 16; Page:67; Image: 77; Family History Library Film: 205617. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  6. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Betty Bolton, East Parish, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Roll 21; Page: 85; Family History Film Number: 0205629; Image: 00048; "Bolton" transcribed as "Botton". Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.3: citing a private record of burials in the South Precinct Burying Place, kept by Lt. John Washburn, 1739-1797.

Betty Bolton1

b. 6 December 1788
RelationshipsNiece of John Bolton
2nd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*Joseph Bolton Jr.1 b. 1744, d. 18 Jul 1832
Mother*Mary Bolton1 b. 6 May 1752
Birth*6 December 1788Betty Bolton was born on 6 December 1788 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2
(Daughter) Census 1790It is not known which of their children were enumerated on the 1790 census in the household of their parents, Joseph and Mary (Bolton) Bolton in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Joseph and Mary would have been married about 17 years in 1790 and at least 8 of their 9 children, five sons and three daughters, had been born by that year. Until we learn more about the years of the deaths of their sons, we cannot determine which of the boys may have been enumerated with the family in 1790. The residents of the household included one male age 16 and over, who would have been father Joseph, only two males under 16 and four females.3
(Mother) Birth9 February 1813Ephraim Larkin was likely the father of Ephraim Larkin who was born to Betty Bolton on 9 February 1813 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2

Family

Ephraim Larkin
Child1.Ephraim Larkin2 b. 9 Feb 1813

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Joseph Bolton, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Roll M637_4; Image: 0087. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.

Caroline Ardella Bolton1

b. 3 August 1823
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of James Bolton
ChartsDescendants of William Bolton of Reading, The Immigrant
Father*Aaron Bolton1 b. 16 Jun 1795
Mother*Sarah ______1
Birth*3 August 1823Caroline Ardella Bolton was born on 3 August 1823 in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), Descendants of William Bolton, Fifth Generation, pages 10-17. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.

Charles Bolton1

b. 10 March 1892, d. 21 November 1892
ChartsDescendants of Jeremiah Bolton of Connecticut and New York
Father*William H. Bolton1 b. 9 Oct 1838, d. 8 Dec 1906
Mother*Emily E. Smith1 b. 7 Dec 1847, d. 14 Jun 1906
Birth*10 March 1892Charles Bolton was born on 10 March 1892.1
Death*21 November 1892He died on 21 November 1892.1
Burial*He was buried in McKinstry Cemetery, Delevan, Cattaraugus County, New York. His name, with his birth and death dates, are included on the same stone as his parents, Wm. H. & Emily E. Bolton.1

Citations

  1. [S673] Kenneth Bolton, "Descendants of Jeremiah Bolton of Massachusetts and New York", received on 18 March 2010 from e-mail address. Ken is the great-great grandson of Jeremiah Bolton, whom his family "suspects" may have been the youngest son of Gamaliel Bolton and Sally Hooper. When he gave his permission to include his family's file on this website, he stated that he was very careful about providing only data that he could confirm as accurate. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Jeremiah Bolton."

Child Bolton1

b. 24 January 1798
Mother*Elizabeth "Betsy" Dennie1 b. 18 Jun 1769, d. 19 Feb 1846
Almshouse6 July 1797This child's mother, Elizabeth Bolton, was pregnant with her third known illegitimate child when she was admitted to the Almshouse in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 6 July 1797.2
Birth*24 January 1798Child Bolton was born on 24 January 1798 in the Almshouse, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.3
Almshouse*4 September 1798 Both mother and child appear to have been discharged as the responsibility of the town of Boston on 4 Sep 1798. It seems unlikely that this child was her daughter Betsey Denny Bolton, who noted as an adult in her family's Bible that she was born or baptized on 17 Dec 1802. It is more probable that this was another illegitimate child of Betsy's and the reason for her former husband's anger and subsequent divorce. Research indicates that John Bolton and Betsy Denny Bolton had no children together and that Betsy had at least three illegitimate children before her marriage and one or two more illegitimate children using the name Bolton after the couple divorced and parted in 1797.4
Almshouse4 September 1798Elizabeth Bolton and her child were re-admitted on the same date of 4 September 1798 to the Almshouse in Boston. Their re-admittance, likely just an administrative change in financial responsibility, noted that they belonged to the town of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.5
Almshouse22 August 1799The town of Bridgewater was notified on 22 August 1799 by the Almshouse in Boston that the price for Elizabeth Bolton and her child for the period between 22 May 1799 and 22 Aug 1799 was being charged at the rate of $3 per week.6
Almshouse7 September 1799Elizabeth Bolton and her child, belonging to the town of Bridgewater, were discharged on 7 September 1799, one year after their 4 Sep 1798 re-admittance into the Boston Almshouse.5
Almshouse7 September 1799 On 7 September 1799, the town of Bridgewater was billed by the Boston Almshouse for the board and care of Elizabeth Bolton and her child in the amount of $53.28 which was paid by cash on 24 Feb 1800.7

Citations

  1. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, editors, The eighteenth-century records of the Boston overseers of the poor (Boston, Massachusetts: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2007), pages 550 and 551. Hereinafter cited as Boston overseers of the poor.
  2. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, Almshouse Admissions, January 1, 1775 - September 30, 1788, page 549.
  3. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, pages 549, 550, 551, 865 and 882.
  4. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, Almshouse Admissions, September 8, 1795 - December 31, 1800, page 550.
  5. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, Almshouse Admissions, September 8, 1795 - December 31, 1800, page 551.
  6. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, Miscellaneous Financial Documents, 1795-1800, page 882.
  7. [S534] Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, Boston overseers of the poor, Miscellaneous Financial Documents, 1795-1800, page 865.

Child Bolton1

Relationships2nd cousin 4 times removed of John Bolton
6th great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Enos Bolton1 b. 4 May 1821
Mother*Lucy Cromwell Bumpass1 b. 12 Apr 1831, d. 28 Jul 1850
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S603] Benjamin Shurtleff, compiler, Descendants of William Shurtleff of Plymouth and Marshfield, Massachusetts, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Revere, Massachusetts: Benjamin Shurtleff, 1912), Volume I, The Seventh Generation, page 483. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Shurtleff of Massachusetts.

Child Bolton1

d. 6 April 1769
Relationships1st cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Jabez Bolton1
Mother*Bethiah Ripley1 b. 4 Jun 1745
Death*6 April 1769He died on 6 April 1769 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."

Child Bolton1

d. 13 April 1768
Relationships1st cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Jabez Bolton1
Mother*Bethiah Ripley1 b. 4 Jun 1745
Death*13 April 1768He died on 13 April 1768 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."

Child Bolton1

d. 12 September 1768
Relationships1st cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Jabez Bolton1
Mother*Bethiah Ripley1 b. 4 Jun 1745
Death*12 September 1768He died on 12 September 1768 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."

Child Bolton1

d. 16 January 1741
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Joseph Bolton1 b. 27 Jul 1704, d. 12 Mar 1751
Mother*Deliverance Washburn1 b. 7 Oct 1706, d. 28 May 1755
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*16 January 1741He died on 16 January 1741 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Alden record noted that he was a child of Joseph.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Child Bolton1

d. 1745
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Joseph Bolton1 b. 27 Jul 1704, d. 12 Mar 1751
Mother*Deliverance Washburn1 b. 7 Oct 1706, d. 28 May 1755
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*1745He died in 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Alden record noted that the child was a child of Joseph, and was torn at the date so only the year was clear.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Child Bolton1

d. 20 October 1743
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Nathaniel Bolton1 b. 5 May 1706, d. 8 Aug 1770
Mother*Deborah Washburn1 b. 1 Jun 1712, d. 26 Mar 1759
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*20 October 1743He died on 20 October 1743 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Alden record noted that the child was a child of Nathaniel.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Child Bolton1

d. 30 November 1746
RelationshipsAunt/uncle of John Bolton
Great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Elisha Bolton1 b. 9 Mar 1700, d. 26 Feb 1777
Mother*Mary ______1 b. c 1709, d. 30 Jul 1786
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*30 November 1746He died on 30 November 1746 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Alden record noted that the child was a child of Elisha.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Child Bolton1

d. 13 December 1758
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Nathaniel Bolton1 b. 5 May 1706, d. 8 Aug 1770
Mother*Deborah Washburn1 b. 1 Jun 1712, d. 26 Mar 1759
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*13 December 1758He died on 13 December 1758 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Alden record noted that the child was a child of Nathaniel.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Child Bolton1

d. 8 August 1801
Relationships2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
4th great-grandchild of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*David Bolton1 b. c 1764
Mother*Zilpah Snow1 b. c 1763
Birth*Child Bolton was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2
Death*8 August 1801He died on 8 August 1801 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The Backus record noted that the child was a child of David.2

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.4: citing a private record; from a record of deaths kept from 1766 to 1820 by Oliver Alden, and from 1820 to 1846 by his son, Caleb Alden, and grandson, Cromwell Alden, or members of the family, now in the possession of the Bridgewater Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, referencing P.R.106: citing a private record; copied from a record of deaths kept by Rev. Isaac Backus and his grandson, Joseph A. Backus, and now in the possession of the New England Historic and Genealogical Society. The record by Joseph A. Backus is of deaths in Titicut, a parish which included parts of Bridgewater and Middleborough.