SMN Michael Bolton

SMN Michael Bolton

Birth
Death 20 Jun 1922 (aged 79–80)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot USNH Plot 3 Row 9 Grave 18
Memorial ID 86344229 · View Source
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Michhael Bolton, Ordinary Seaman, USN

Pension Records show Wife is Mary Brown she states she was married to him but they did not live together as he drank heavily and abused her. They had a Daughter who died.

Records show service on USS Vermont, USS Muscoota, and USS Pawnee

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 about Michael Bolton
Name: Michael Bolton
Death Date: 20 Jun 1922
Cemetery: MT. Moriah Naval Plot
Cemetery Address: 62nd St & Kingsessing Ave Philadelphia, PA 19142
Buried At: Section 3 Row 9 Site 18

Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 about Michael Bolton
Name: Michael Bolton
Birth Date: 1842
Death Date: 20 Jun 1922
Age: 80
Military Branch: Navy
Veteran of Which War: U.S. Civil War
Cemetery Name: Mount Moriah Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

USS Vermont (1848) was originally intended to be a ship of the line for the U.S. Navy when laid down in 1818, but was not commissioned until 1862, when she was too outdated to be used as anything but a stores and receiving ship.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Vermont_%281848%29

USS Muscoota, was a 1370-ton Mohongo-class iron "double-ender" steam gunboat of the United States Navy during the American Civil War.

The ship was built at Greenpoint, New York, and commissioned in January 1865. She was at Norfolk, Virginia, in May 1865 when ordered to Key West as part of an effort to prevent Confederate President Jefferson Davis escaping abroad. Muscoota remained in the Gulf of Mexico area at least until August 1866, when she was sent north in response to a serious outbreak of Yellow Fever among her crew.

Sold in June 1869, she was extensively rebuilt for merchant employment and renamed Tennessee. The ship had only a short civilian career, as she was destroyed by fire near Little River, North Carolina, on 29 June 1870.

The first USS Pawnee was a sloop-of-war in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She was named for the Pawnee Indian tribe.

Pawnee was laid down in 1858 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard; launched 8 October 1859, sponsored by Miss Grace Tyler; and commissioned 11 June 1860, Commander H. J. Hartstene in command.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Pawnee_%281859%29

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  • Created by: Rubbings
  • Added: 6 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86344229
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SMN Michael Bolton (1842–20 Jun 1922), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86344229, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) .