The parents of this gold mining
dynasty were John Debow Bartholf (b. 1822
Batavia N.Y.) and Sarah Jane Barrett (b.1824).
JOHN DEBOW & SARAH BARTHOLF'S EIGHT CHILDREN: (4 are listed here, the other 4 are listed farther down)
1. JANE M. (or Jennie) BARTHOLF born 1842 -- 1925 (husband Erastus Emery Eastman)
2. FRANK GUILIAEM
BARTHOLF 1846 -- 1923 Came to Alaska (wife Mariette Hildreth
daughter of Roswell Hildreth)
(family came to Alaska) Children: James Harvey Bartholf 1868-1939 (wife Lelah Amy Cram)
Ella Bartholf 1871-1916 (husband Valentine Van Bramer) (Charles Hess)
Frank K. Bartholf 1873-1891
Carl J. Bartholf 1874-1910 (wife Flora "Mimmie" Gibson) (no children)
Mark Bartholf 1876-1927 (wife Katherine Slater)
3. CAROLINE BARTHOLF born 1847 --
4. BYRON SUNDLON BARTHOLF 1850 -- 1939 Family came to Alaska (First wife Lida Ella "Liddie" Church, daughter of Daniel Pike Church and Abigail Ann Fisher) (Note: some records say "Liddie's" last name was Churchill).
1.JOHN TYLER BARTHOLF
(family came to Alaska) born
12/18/1875 in Colorado died 1945 California
He married Lola Leora Smith, the daughter of his step-mother "Addie" Hohanshelt Smith Bartholf
*Edith May Bartholf 1899-1954 (husband Lester Allen Townsend)
*Chester Earl Bartholf 1901-1999 (wife 1 Nellie May Barnard) (wife Florence Leeds)
*Pearl Adean Bartholf 1905-1977 (husband Isaac Clarence Gibson) (William Ordis Crawford)
*Mabel Ruth Bartholf 1907-1993 (husband Rexford L. Hunsacker) (Harry Miller)
*Marjory Lola Bartholf 1909-1923
2.WILLIAM BYRON BARTHOLF (came to Alaska) born
5/31/1876 Colorado died 8/22/1921 wife Marie
Kauzauck. He died in mining accident at Lucky
Shot Mine in 1921.
3.CHARLES ANDREW BARTHOLF born
7/4/1877 died 1948 (family came to Alaska)
(wife Eva Frost 1882-1944 daughter of Frank Frost & Jennet Smith)
Charles and Eva had 6 sons:
*Clarence Bartholf born 11/3/1900 Washington died 1964
*Walter Lee Bartholf born 1907 Colorado died 1955
*Richard D. Bartholf born 9/22/1914 Alaska died 5/25/1967 California
*Carroll Richard Bartholf 1915 Alaska died 1919 Alaska
*Stanley Bartholf born 7/8/1916 Alaska died 1956 California
Note: Charles Andrew Bartholf applied for a passport on 12/13/1920 from his home in California.
He was going to Mexico on mining business.
BYRON SUNDLON BARTHOLF was
in the mining business before coming to Alaska. He and four other partners
(Enos and Monette Hotchkiss, James Sparling and Ben Hall) staked the Golden
Fleece Mine, in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado in 1874; it turned out
to be extremely profitable. When the five partners sold the mine, Bartholf's
share was $8,000. (a ton money in 1874).
Byron S. Bartholf's wife (Liddie) died in 1885. His second wife was AMELIA AMANDA "Addie" Hohanshelt. "Addie" had been married once before (to Azariah Smith of Colorado) and had 2 children with him. According to the US Census for Colville Indian Reservation, Ferry County, Washington (where Byron Bartholf and Addie were living in 1900), they list a 19 year old daughter named Lu Lu (real name Lola Leora) and a 12 year old son named Roy William.
Byron Sundlon Bartholf and
Amelia Amanda "Addie" Hohanshelt had one son together:
4.RALPH SUNDLON BARTHOLF: 5/3/1900-1991 (came to Alaska)
(wife Mary Kauzlarich) They had three children:
*Byron "Bunn" Bartholf 1926-2002 (wife Melba Nadine Hawkins)
*Ralph Sundlon Bartholf Jr. bon 1928 (wife Jewell Marie Tennison)
*Loren William Bartholf born 1935 (wife Marie Pfeiffer)
The youngest 4
children of John Debow Bartholf and his wife Sarah Jane were:
5. KITTY BARTHOLF 1851 -- (came to Alaska) (husband John Henry Finley)
Had at least one son, named John born 1879
6. JOHN DEBOW BARTHOLF 1854 --
WILLIAM EARL BARTHOLF born Morristown,Illinois 1857--1928
(came to Alaska)
(wife Eva Canright 1854-1928)
*Had a daughter named Kitty Bartholf born 1887
*Had a daughter named Pearl Bartholf born 1891
*Had a son named Dorr Bartholf born 5/3/1896 Grand Junction, Colorado
*Had a daughter named Myrtle Bartholf 1898-1992
*Note: The 1885 Colorado State Census shows a 10 year old stepdaughter named Ola Rogers.
8. EUGENE H. BARTHOLF 1859 -- (came to Alaska)
A special thank you to Lewis
Bartholf for his help.
KEEP IN MIND THAT MANY OF
THESE DATES ARE "CALCULATED DATES" WHICH
MEANS THEY WERE TAKEN FROM DOCUMENTS THAT ONLY STATED A YEAR (NOT A day/month/year)
THEREFORE, THE ACTUAL DATE MAY VARY A YEAR ONE WAY OR THE OTHER. THE DATES THAT ARE COMPLETE
day/month/year ARE ACTUAL DATES TAKEN FROM DOCUMENTS AND ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE ACCURATE.
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