The First Son of

James Bolen and Eleanore (Schlegal) Bolen

 

 

James Bolen Jr was born in 1828, he died October 5, 1878. He married Susanna Scales, she was born in 1845.  We know they had at least 6 children, they are as follows:

1.      John William Bolen b January 25, 1862 d August 9, 1943

2.      James William Bolen b 1864 d 1940

3.      Rachel Virginia Bolen b July 1866

4.      George W Bolen b 1868

5.      Thomas Edward Bolen b June 1874 d 1928

6.      Missouri Belle Bolen B August 27, 1876 d March 23, 1928

7.      Alexander Bolen b May 23, 1878 d December 18, 1945

 

#1. John William Bolen b January 25, 1862 d August 8, 1943. John was married twice, (1) was Mary Elizabeth Cooley, she was born July 3, 1864 d between 1863 and 1866. John and Mary had one daughter.

i.             Allie Bolen b December 1882

 

John then married Rosetta Stewart on September 2, 1886 in Washington Co OH. John and Rosetta had the following children:

ii.                  Effie Virginia Bolen b 1887  m April 4, 1906 to J.O. Ullom in Monroe Co OH

iii.                Rachel Bell Bolen b 1888 m December 24, 1909 in Pleasants Co WV to Homer S Howell (he was born 1897)

iv.                 James Everett Bolen b 1890 d 1918 married Stella Jane Stewart on November 28, 1912 in Pleasants Co Wv. (she was born 1893)

v.                   Maud Bolen b 1892

 

Note : John W. Bolen and his 2nd wife, Rosetta are buried in Pleasants Co WV. His son James Everett Bolen is also buried there.

 

#3. Rachel Virginia Bolen b July 1866 in Monroe Co OH. She married Henry Hendershot. Henry was born March 3, 1855 in Wood Co WV. We found only records on four of her children, the last ten on her list was taken from the Hendershot Family Tree written by W. E. Hendershop and is on reference at the Monroe Co Library.

      Please see Third Generation Files.

 

#5. Thomas E. Bolen  married Hattie Belle Stewart on August 4,1891 in

Monroe Co Oh. We only have seven children listed for them:

1.      George E Bolen b January 1, 1893 d September 13, 1913

2.      Walter Thomas Bolen b January 14, 1899

3.      Ollie F Bolen b March 22, 1900

4.      Susan Daisy Bolen b April 28, 1903 d January 25, 1914

5.      Laura Bolen b abt 1907

6.      Homer Bolen b April 14, 1909 d October 1978

7.      Ada Odessa Bolen b July 1, 1910

 

#6. Missouri Belle Bolen, she was born 1876, and died 1928. She married a man named Thomas Alonzo Jones. Thomas was born 1868 and died 1940.  They had  fourteen children. Please see Third Generation Files.

 

 

 

#7. Alexander Bolen b May 23, 1878 d December 18, 1945, he married Loretta Bell Witchey. Please see Third Generation Files