Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Oscar Edward Bolling
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 21, 1865, Sweden
Death: Mar. 22, 1943
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Oscar was born in Sweden, son of Gustaf Bolling and Eva Swanson. He arrived in New York in August of 1866 with his parents and siblings. They first settled in Cannon Falls, Goodhue, Minnesota betwwen their arrival and 1875.

From there he moved to St. Paul by the time he was 24, and was working as a Compositor at Pioneer Press Co. He married Bessie Tillander [Thelander] in June of 1890 in Cannon Falls. In 1895 his occupationn was a painter. By 1900 Oscar and Bessie had moved to Washington State. They first rented a house on Riverside Ave, then went on to purchase a house located at South 619 Pine Street where they raised their family. Oscar became a Cigar Merchant, with his own store, later on in life he became a "Stationary Engineer" or janitor at the local public schools. He passed away at the age of 77 in Spokane, Bessie to follow a few years later.

Oscar and Bessie had 3 Children, Earl who died within the first year of his life, Louise Eva who married John McKay [MacKay], and Otis Edward who married Sophie Irene Thorson.

Family links: 
  Gustav Bolling (1831 - 1907)
  Eva Gustafson (Gustav) Swanson Bolling (1835 - 1914)
  Bessie A Tillander Bolling (1869 - 1945)
  Earl E Bolling (1895 - 1896)*
  Louise Eva Bolling MacKay (1901 - 1950)*
  Otis Edward Bolling (1903 - 1989)*
  Oscar Edward Bolling (1865 - 1943)
  Anna E. Bolling (1870 - 1910)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Antijen
Record added: Dec 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81817579


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service