Fifth Son of James and Eleanor Bolen

January 13, 1840 to June 4, 1917

 

 

Jeptha Jacob Bolen born 1840 died June 4 1917, married Mary Melvina Robinson on March 22, 1866. Melvina was born April 12, 1846 in Monroe Co OH. She died March 15, 1888 in Slate, Wood Co WV. Her parents were John Robinson and Nancy Robinson. They had at least 12 children, they are as follows:

 

1.       Emma Bell Bolen, born July 7, 1867 died 1964

2.       Franklin Sherman Bolen, born February 4, 1868

3.       Nancy Ellen Bolen, born May 20, 1869 died November 1909.

4.       John Willie Bolen, born August 22, 1870 died March 14, 1871

5.       Sarah Louise Bolen, born August 18, 1875†† died 1940

6.       James Rutherford Bolen, born October 16, 1876†† died February 1, 1895 (drowning accident)

7.       Mary Elizabeth Bolen, born (unknown)died May 21, 1878

8.       Martha Ann Bolen, born March 3, 1879, died early 1960ís

9.       Benjamin Elmore Bolen, born September 12, 1880, died October 4, 1880

10.   Joseph Aaron Bolen, born April 20, 1882 died in November 1942 (Slate WV)

11.   Charles Everett Bolen, born March 8, 1884 (stillborn)

12.   Jennie Lenora Bolen, born September 25, 1885 died January 12, 1979, at 93

 

(#1)Emma Bell Bolen, born July 7, 1867. She died sometime in 1964. She married a man named Randolph Monroe Butcher on September 25th, 1889. They had at least 2 children, they are as follows:

  1. Jeptha Butcher. He was born December 18, 1894 and died April 1972, in Cuyahoga Fall, Summit Co. Oh,
  2. Holbert Butcher b August 1899.

 

(#3) Nancy Ellen Bolen, born May 20, 1869 died 1909.She married a man named William "Bill" Copen. (more on Nancy & Bill coming soon)

 

(#6) Sarah Louise Bolen, born August 18, 1875 died December 10, 1940 in Vienna Oh.She married a man named Samuel Sheridan Hopkins b May 1868 d 1941.They got married on July 31, 1897, in WV.They are buried at Mt Zion Cemetery, Wood County WV. His parents are Thomas and Amelia (Connally) Hopkins. They had at least 9 children according to the 1920 Census records. They are as follows:

  1. Roy Roscoe Hopkins b April 1898
  2. Oliver Hopkins b May 1899
  3. Ethel F. Hopkins b 1900,
  4. Lenora Belle Hopkins b 1904
  5. Lawrence Leon Hopkins b 1905,
  6. Argie Aaron Hopkins b 1907,
  7. Emmia Elizabeth Hopkins b in 1910
  8. Archie Glenn Hopkins b 1912
  9. Harold Hobart Hopkins b 1914 and there might have been one more.

 

(#7) James Rutherford Bolen, born October 16, 1876. James died February 1, 1895. Death caused by a drowning accident.

 

(#8) Martha Ann Bolen, born March 3, 1879, died early 1960ís.We know she married a man named Ben Lott on July 31, 1897.

 

(#9) Benjamin Elmore Bolen, born September 12, 1880, he died not quite 30 days later on October 4, 1880.We know he is buried at the Dye Cemetery at Mineral Well WV. But this Cemetery is on private land now and road is almost impassable, I do have a picture of the tombstone if anyone would like a copy just email me.

 

(#10) Joseph Aaron Bolen born April 20, 1882, he died sometime in November of 1942, at Slate WV.

 

(#12)Jennie Lenora Bolen, born September 25, 1885, died January 12, 1979 at the age of 93. We know she married a man named George Haislop. Jennie is buried at Gallia Baptist Cemetery in Oak Hill Jackson County Ohio. She died in Oak Hill Hospital, Jackson Co. Ohio.