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David Bolton
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1776
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1860

BAPTISM: David Bolton son of Jonathan and Elesabeth born March 17 Baptized April 1776 sponsor parents. p 247 The Trappe Records per The Pennsylvania German Society Vol. VI copy. 1896. (Published as Poleton by error)

After the Revolution, he moved to VA c 1786-1792 with his parents Jonathan Bolton and Elizabeth Scherer (dau of Valentine Scherer and Maria Catherine Jungling) and his siblings. Many of his siblings baptisms are recorded in Philadelphia from 1774-1786. One son born 1792 says VA.) (Her parents died 1785 and 1789 so may be reason for leaving)

MARRIAGE: David Bolton m. Barbara Fridley bond by Lewis Fridley. consent by father Jonathan Bolton and father George Fridley (german) Rockingham Co 1800. Marriage Book A p. 861-862 David Bolton m. Barbara Fridley by Johannes Braun. Lewis Fridley bondsman, her father George Fridley consents to license.

CENSUS: 1810 Rockingham Co, VA David Boulton 10010-40010-00. (males 1 under 10, 1 26-45; females 4 under 10, 1 26-45 no slaves) Living near Isaac Boulton, James Boulton.
Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia; Roll: 67; Page: 139; Image: 186.00.

CENSUS: 1820 Rockingham Co, VA David Boulton 210001-41110-0201-no slaves. (males 2 under 10, 1 10-16, 1 45+, females 4 under 10, 1 10-16y, 1 16-26y, 1 26-45y, two people in agriculture and 1 in manufacturing).

David Berry, Barbara Bolton, Harriet Bolton are listed in 1826 as Communicants of St. John's Church in the same pew. In 1831 Barbara Bolton and Harriet Berry are listed as communicants next to each other.

CENSUS: 1830 Rockingham Co, VA David Bolten 020001-00001. 1 female slave 10-23y (males 2 5-9, 1 male 30-40, females 1 20-30) Could not be the same David due to age, maybe a son David?

CENSUS: 1840 can't find him. Is this when he moved to Indiana?

MARRIAGE: David Bolton m. Mrs. Sarah Harper on 4 Jun 1848 in Fountain IN, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT OS Page: 1321634 - 1321635 (She was a widow it appears from a prior marriage record MARRIAGE: Isaac Harper to Sarah Copeland Marriage Date: 28 May 1829 Marriage County: Fountain Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT OS Page: 1321634 - 1321635 )

CENSUS: 1850 Wabash Twp, Fountain, Indiana p. 35
David Bolton 71 born PA (born 1779)
Sarah 41 born NC
Susan D. 1 born IN

DEATH: date not found yet. He was living in 1850 IN census, in 1853 when son was born but could have died up to 1870 when find wife without him.

CENSUS: 1860 can't find him.

CENSUS: 1870 Wabash Twp. Fountain IN p. 37
Isaac Ricketts 40 IN
Emaline 27 IN
Mary E ? crossed out.
James M. 13 IL
Dora S. 7 IN
Martha A. 9/12 IN
Sarah Bolton 62 born NC

CENSUS: 1880 Richland Twp, Fountain IN p. 61A
Abraham Bolton 28 born IN father PA and mother NC
Sarah E Bolton 27 wife born IN father Iowa and mother IN
Sarah Bolton 71 mother born NC. parents blank. She can't read or write.
Family links: 
  Jonathan Bolton (1750 - 1816)
  Elizabeth Scherer Bolton (1753 - 1808)
  Barbara Fridley Bolton (1784 - 1847)
  Sarah Copeland Bolton (1808 - 1893)
  Harriet Bolton Berry (1809 - 1872)*
  Gideon Bolton (1819 - 1890)*
  Abraham Bolton (1852 - 1893)*
*Calculated relationship
No marker found, assumed to be buried next to 2nd wife Sarah who has marker.
Old Baptist Cemetery
Fountain County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Christos Christou Jr.
Record added: Jun 22, 2013
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