Fifth Son of James Bolen and Susan Ann Scales


Alexander was born May 23, 1878 and died December 18, 1945, in Lee TWP. Monroe County OHIO.

He married Loretta Witchey on August 23, 1908 in Monroe Co. Ohio. She was born abt 1889. We know they had at least 14 children, they are as follows;


1.     Edward Bolen b July 19, 1908 d July 19, 1908 (at birth)

2.     Josie Pearl Bolen b July 19, 1908 She married twice (1) William H Tenley on July 25, 1927 In Monroe Co OH. He was b November 4, 1908  (2)  Harvey Kennedy, he was b August 7, 1900 and d February 1975 in Monroe Co Oh.

3.     Nellie Belle Bolen b abt 1910 married Oscar Dixon.

4.     John William Bolen b May 18, 1911 in Lee TWP he married a lady named Anna.

5.     Clyde Bolen b July 4, 1913 in Lee TWP, he married Mary Hendershot on June 30, 1934, in Monroe Co. She was born October 9. 1917.

6.     Myrtle Virginia Bolen b August 31, 1915 in Lee TWP

7.     Woodrow Alexander Bolen, b November 1, 1917 in Lee TWP

8.     Mattie Sue Bolen b April 9, 1922 she married Junior Swain

9.     Norma Bolen b August 17, 1924 in Lee TWP, d September 7, 1932 in Lee TWP. Norma is buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery.

10.             Geneva Bolen b January 10, 1927, she married Lawrence Raymond Brown on February 23, 1946 in Monroe Co Oh. Lawrence was born January 20, 1925.

11.             Juanita Bolen b January 10, 1927 in Monroe Co Oh. She married Clyde Swain.

12.             Lonnie Bolen b March 20, 1929

13.             Nonnie Bolen b March 20, 1929

14.             Claude Bolen  all we know about Claude is he married a lady named Helen.


Note: There is three sets of twins born to Alexander and Loretta, as you can see they are (1) Edward and Josie  (2) Genva and Juanita and (3) Lonnie and Nonnie.  On Lonnie’s birth certificate it has his names spelled as Loney.


Source: Most all information here was taken directly from Birth, Death, and Marriage records on file in Monroe Co OHIO.