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James Addison Bolen
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1846
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1921
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

James and Fannie Carter Bolen married May 27, 1882, in Carthage Missouri
James A. "Jim" Bolen, an early Joplin resident who served as a Jasper County deputy sheriff and as county recorder, owned the Bolen Lead and Zinc Company. He also served as president of the Zenith Mining Company. In 1879, he moved to Kansas City and founded the Bolen Coal Company. He made a large fortune and was once mentioned as a candidate for mayor.
During the Civil War, James A. Bolen served with the Twenty-first Regiment of Kansas troops, and participated in the engagements at Big Blue and Westport. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jordon W Bowling (1810 - 1873)
  Elizabeth Potter McKey Bowling (1802 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Carter Bolen (1863 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Marie Bolen Davidson (1883 - 1974)*
  James Griffith Bolen (1886 - 1952)*
  Sheldon Bolen (1888 - 1888)*
  Frances Olivia Bolen Hammond (1891 - 1980)*
  Lorraine Leota Bolen Trower (1892 - 1951)*
  Marion Carter Bolen (1900 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel W Bolen (1831 - 1889)*
  Lucinda J. Bolen Hickey (1833 - 1915)*
  Amanda Melvina Bowling Goade (1834 - 1876)*
  Aaron H Bolen (1837 - 1898)*
  Martha E. Bowling Woods (1844 - 1873)*
  James Addison Bolen (1846 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: sect 65 lot 2
 
Maintained by: Kathy & Jerry Strickland
Originally Created by: Deb Frantz
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37917694
James Addison Bolen
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James Addison Bolen
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James Addison Bolen
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Served with the Kansas 21st Regiment and was also an original member of the Carthage Light Guard unit in Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri
- NJBrewer
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014
 
 
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