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John Bolander
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1831
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 15, 1909
El Dorado County
California, USA

John and his father Jacob came to California in 1852. They are listed among the Tuolumne County Pioneers who crossed the Sonora Pass via the Walker River Trail. They engaged in mining in what was then Sonora County from 1852 to 1856. In 1856 he went to Diamond Springs and did well in mining there. After the war he settled in El Dorado until moving back to Diamond Springs in 1900. In addition to his widow he was survived by son Edwin and daughter Alice. Although his grave marker indicates he served in the 7th California Cavalry during the Civil War all other records indicate that he served in Co. G, 7th California Infantry. 
 
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 Parents:
  Margaret Bolander (____ - 1839)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Royce Bolander (1835 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Bolander Biggs Pearson (1859 - 1932)*
  William H Bolander (1862 - 1889)*
  Edwin J Bolander (1867 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Bolander (1831 - 1909)
  Amos Bolander (1836 - 1836)*
  William L Bolander (1837 - 1922)*
  Isaac D Bolander (1839 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
El Dorado Public Cemetery
El Dorado
El Dorado County
California, USA
Plot: Sec. 2, Row 8, Plot 28
 
Maintained by: Carl Catherman
Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Dec 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12718116
John Bolander
Added by: Steve
 
John Bolander
Added by: David M. Habben
 
John Bolander
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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- Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015
John Bolander enlisted as a private at Placerville, CA, Oct. 19 and was mustered into Co. G, 7 CA inf., Oct. 29, 1864; posted to Ft. Mason, AZ; discharged at Presidio San Francisco May 24, 1866.
- Steve
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Jun. 20, 2009
 
 
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