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Re: Gafford married to Lena Sarah Bolding Fears
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: June 04, 2009 at 10:42:32
In Reply to: Gafford married to Lena Sarah Bolding Fears by Linda Thiry of 415

Hello Linda,

I have no connection to this person or to any names posted here. Saw your query and this is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about William R Bolding
Name: William R Bolding
Home in 1930: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma
Age: 69
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Spouse's name: Alverda
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
William R Bolding 69, head, married at 18, b. Missouri, parents b. Alabama, farmer, general farm
Alverda Bolding 64, wife, married at 16, b. Missouri, parents b. Missouri

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll: 1897; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 240.0.

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1920 United States Federal Census
about W H Bolding
Name: W H Bolding
Home in 1920: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma
Age: 59 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Spouse's name: Allie
Father's Birth Place: Alabama
Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
W H Bolding 59, head, b. Missouri, parents b. Alabama, farmer
Allie Bolding 54, wife, b. Missouri, parents b. Missouri
Looney Bolding 35, daughter, widow, b. Arkansas, parents b. Missouri

His son was living next farm:

Andrew Bolding 27, head
Alice Bolding 20, wife
Genevia Bolding 1, daughter

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1451; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 1035.

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1910 United States Federal Census
about William H Bolding
Name: William H Bolding
Age in 1910: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Father's Birth Place: Alabama
Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
Spouse's name: Allie
Home in 1910: Parkhill, Cherokee, Oklahoma
Marital Status: Married
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
William H Bolding 50, head, marriage 2, married 27 yrs, b. Missouri, parents b. Alabama, farmer, general farm
Allie Bolding 44, wife, marriage 1, married 27 yrs, 4 children, 4 living 1910, b. Missouri, parents b. Missouri
Andrew Bolding 17, son, b. Oklahoma, parents b. Missouri, farm laborer
Frank Hayes 23, son in law, marriage 1, married 2 yrs, b. Arkansas, parents b. Georgia, farmer, general farm
Minnie H Hayes 20, wife, marriage 1, married 2 yrs, 1 child, 1 living 1910, b. Oklahoma, parents b. Missouri
Harvey Hayes 1, grandson, b. Oklahoma

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Parkhill, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1244; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 982.
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I cannot find the BOLDINGS in the 1900 US census.
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Cordelia must have died soon after their marriage.
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Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
W. H. BOLDING Self M Male W 19 MO Farm Laborer AL AL
Cordelia BOLDING Wife M Female W 20 MO Keeping House MO MO

Source Information:
Census Place Mountain, Crawford, Arkansas
Family History Library Film 1254041
NA Film Number T9-0041
Page Number 487D
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From www.familysearch.org


William H. Bolding
Male

Event(s):
Birth: 24 AUG 1860, , Missouri

Death: 09 MAR 1937
Tahlequah, Cherokee, OK

Parents:
Father: Mack Collins Bolding
Mother: Sarah Stephens

Marriages:
Spouse: Cordelia Vickers
Marriage: 11 SEP 1879 Of, , Crawford, Arkansas

Marriages:
Spouse: Whittarel Joplin
Marriage: 20 APR 1884, Crawford, Arkansas

Submitted information

There is a pedigree for him at www.familysearch.org
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Mack Collins Bolding
Sex: M

Event(s)
Birth: 11 Dec 1828 , AL

Death: 2 Nov 1898
Alma, Crawford, AR

Burial: 1898
Alma City Cem, Crawford, AR

Parents
Father: John M. Bolding
Mother: Elizabeth

Marriage(s)
Spouse: Sarah Stephens
Marriage: abt 1849

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1920 United States Federal Census
about Lena Fears
Name: Lena Fears
Home in 1920: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma
Age: 38 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1882
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head-of-house: Wife
Spouse's name: Morroe
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Birth Place: United States of America
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Morroe <Monroe> Fears 37, head, b. unknown, farmer
Lena Fears 38, wife, b. Arkansas, father b. Missouri, mother b. unknown
Clae <Clyde> Fears 14, son, b. Oklahoma
Elenor Fears 9, daughter
Lula Fears 5, daughter
Bonnie Fears 3, daughter
Bernice Fears 1, daughter

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1451; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 1014.

It appears that Lena lived in the same town as the Boldings. She may have been a child of William and Cordelia.
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This is all I could find. Hope it helps.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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