|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1848|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1927|
Mary A. "Mollie" Rea was born September 11, 1848, in Union County, Ohio, to John W. and Lucinda (Wait) Rea. The parents were married October 20, 1842, in Union County, Ohio.
Before her marriage, Mollie Rea was a teacher of Sub-District No. 6, Washington Township, Union County, Ohio, for the term commencing December 24th, 1866 and ending February 14, 1867. She had 19 male and 15 female students. I (Todd Bolen) had a sheet called "Teacher's Report to the Township Clerk". I sent the sheet to the Union County, Ohio, Historical Society. Mary A. Rea married Joseph Bolen on February 23, 1867 (Note the short time after the school term), in Union County, Ohio. The marriage was performed by J.W. Rea J.P. (perhaps her father). Husband Joseph Bolen was born May 22, 1843, the son of Alexander and Lydia (Fout) Bolen, of Union County, Ohio.
Joseph and Mary A. (Rea) Bolen had the following children:
1. Ernest O. Bolen (1868-1911) married Olive Osborn.
2. Eddie "Rea" Bolen (1869-1949) married Ettie Estella "Stella" Piper.
3. Alonzo Carlton Bolen (1872-1937) married Lela Fay Cox.
4. Izora A. Bolen (1876-1915) married Thomas C. Morrow.
5. Lyman Perry Bolen (1882-1956) married Grace Batson.
6. Russell Alger Bolen (1890-1961) married first Hazel F. Compton, and married second Mrs. Hazel Trittipo.
Joseph Bolen died June 4, 1921 in Starke County, Indiana. Mary A. "Mollie" (Rea) Bolen died April 1, 1927 in Laporte, Laporte County, Indiana. Both Joseph and Mary are buried at the Oak Park Cemetery, Knox, Starke County, Indiana.
John William Rea (1821 - 1897)
Lucinda Mary Wait Rea (1817 - 1895)
Joseph Bolen (1843 - 1921)
Ernest O. Bolen (1868 - 1911)*
Eddie Rea Bolen (1869 - 1949)*
Alonzo Carlton Bolen (1872 - 1937)*
Izora Bolen Morrow (1875 - 1915)*
Lyman P. Bolen (1882 - 1956)*
Russel Alger Bolen (1890 - 1961)*
Oliver Alonzo Rea (1843 - 1911)*
Amanda S. Rea Williams (1846 - 1923)*
Mary A. Rea Bolen (1848 - 1927)
David Ellis Rea (1852 - 1932)*
Abel A. Rea (1852 - 1935)*
Oak Park Cemetery
Plot: N 41.28008 W 86.62698
Maintained by: Todd Bolen
Originally Created by: Andy Gappa
Record added: Oct 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59616851