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John H. Bolen

Male 1881 - 1932  (51 years)


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  • Name John H. Bolen  [1
    Born 19 Apr 1881  Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1932  Mansfield, Richland County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mansfield Cemetery, Richland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3992  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Family Alda Mae Strayer,   b. 28 Sep 1884,   d. 8 Sep 1916, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1906  Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Hartley Bolen,   b. 3 Oct 1906,   d. 18 Dec 1992, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. (Infant) Bolen,   b. Abt 1907,   d. 6 Feb 1907, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Robert Raymond Bolen,   b. 22 Apr 1909, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1981, Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Dorothy Isabelle Bolen
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Notes for JOHN H. BOLEN:
      1880 Census, Ohio, Vol. 40, E.D. 125, Sheet 32, Line 23, Rushcreek twsp., Logan County, has John living with parents, age 2 months.

      1900 Census, Ohio, Logan County, Jefferson twsp., Vol. 92, E.D. 108, Sheet 10, Line 4, has John living in the household of James Fuk, age 20

      1910 Census, Ohio, S.D. 12, E.D. 5, Page 3B, dwelling 623, Bucyrus, Crawford County, has John living with wife Mae, sons, Edward and Raymond.

      1920 Census, Ohio, Vol. 170, E.D. 195, Sheet 3, Line 14, 37 Arch St., Mansfield, Richland County, has John living alone.

      1930-1931 City Directory of the United States, 043904, Mansfield Richland County, Ohio, Page 160, has Bolen, John H. (Sadie B.) Insurance, Home: 153 Poplar.

      1932-1933 City Directory of the United States, 043904, Mansfield Richland County, Ohio, Page 130, has
      Bolen, John H. (Sadie B.) Insurance, Home: 153 Poplar.


      When John was born, he had no middle name and later in years he decided to use the letter "H", which he liked so much that he kept the letter which was common in those days. John taught school at a early age of 19 or 20 and was thoue at. Later he obtained a engineers license from the State of Ohio and was employed at the Municipal Light Plants in Bucyrus, Mansfield, Shelby and Ashland, Ohio. He was also employed at Wooster College in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio . In 1923, John was involved in an accident in which he was severely burned on his hands from steam in a boiler explosion. Afterwards, he sold insurance for a local firm.




      - OBITUARY - Mansfield News Journal, dtg August 1932 - Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio DEATHS - BOLEN, John H. Bolen, 51 died suddenly Wednesday evening at his home, 153 Poplar street. He had been a Mansfield resident the past 16 year s and was associated with the Lincoln Insurance Company. He was born at Bellefontaine, April 19, 1881.
      Besides his wife, Mrs. Sadie Bolen, he is survived by two sons, Edward and Raymond Bolen, both of Mansfield, a daughter, Mrs. Clarence Stevens, of Lima, and his father, William Bolen, of Byhalia, Ohio. One grandson also survives. Mr.s ach.
      The body was removed to the Wappner funeral home where private funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. with Rev. B. F. Hagelbarger officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. -


      -OBITUARY- Mansfield News Journal, dtg August 1932 - Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio.

      ATTEND FUNERAL - Bolen Rites Bring Relatives From Out-of-Town, Funeral services for John H. Bolen were held at the Wappner funeral home Saturday afternoon. Out-of-town people who attended included: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thatcher of Bellefontostoria; Jack Bolen and daughter, of West Liberty; Mr. Armstrong and son, also of West Liberty; Mrs. Wright and daughter and Mrs. Barger, of Marion; Mr. and Mrs. William Auker, Mrs. Nellie Burns of Chesterville; Mr. and Mrs. Metle r of Mt. Gilead; Mr. and Mrs. William Shoop, Kent; Mrs. J.A. Mounts, Salem, and Mr. and Mrs. Stevens, of Lima.




      More About JOHN H. BOLEN:
      Burial: Buried in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] GEDCOM file imported on 29 Mar 2003.