information on these families and the photo below - through the courtesy of Tomi at
a descendant of Robert and Durlie Garrison Bolton
"Grandpa Robert L. was a minor in the coal mines and also a farmer by occupation, and Grandma Durlie Garrison Bolton was a post mistress at the post office in Bird KY, homemaker and a farmer."
Near the Mouth of the Rockcastle & Cumberland Rivers
Robert L. and Durlie had the following children,
Bolton-Born-April 1, 1910 in Byrd, Ky., Died September 2001,He
was a miner. Wife-Edna Wright. married to Edna over 70 years, she
still survives him.
2. Edith Bolton-Born-October 10, 1911 in Byrd, Ky.-Died-June 1, 1924. Drowned in the Cumberland River.
3.Kermit Lonnie Bolton-Born-November 6, 1912 in Byrd, Ky. Died March 13, 1992. Buried in Garrison Cemetery. He was a miner. Wife Lula Sears.
4.Orphie Bolton-Born-April 16, 1914 in Byrd, Ky.-Died-June 1, 1924. Drowned in the Cumberland River.
5.Earl Bolton-Born-September 15, 1915 in Byrd, Ky. Died Aug 12 1981- buried in Garrison Cemetery
6.Madeline Bolton-Born-December 7, 1916 in Byrd, Ky,-Died-June 1, 1924. Drowned in the Cumberland River.
7.Clemomt Bolton-Born-August 15, 1918 in Byrd, Ky. Wife Pansy S. Skidmore
8.Althene Bolton-Born-February 28, 1920, Died-November 2?,1994
9. Christine Bolton-Born February 28, 1920, Died ?????.
10. Shelton/Selton Bolton-Born-July 28, 1922 in Byrd, Ky. Wife Lillie Miracle-Divorced-February 9, 1948 in Franklin County Indiana.
11.Vivian Bolton-Born-_______ in Byrd, Ky. She has never been Married.
12.James Bolton-Born-_______ in Byrd, Ky.
13.Robert L. Bolton, Jr.-Born-_______ In Byrd, Ky.
14. Gerald Bolton-Born-September 3, 1927 in Byrd, Ky.-Died-December 24, 1929.
15. Charles Bolton-Born-November 30, 1928 in Byrd, Ky. Robert L. Bolton Worked as a miner, he Died-October 2,1957 of Cancer, he is buried at Locust Grove Cemetery in Laurel County Ky.
Durlie Bolton was Postmistress at the Post office in Bird, Ky. she Died-August 10,1984 of Cancer, she is buried at the Garrison Family Cemetery near Mt. Victory in Pulaski County Ky.
Bolton was the son of of
Tandy/Tandy James Bolton-Born-February 16, 1862, Died-February 23, 1883 and
Amanda Poynter* Bolton-Born-October 26, 1864, Died-September 17, 1935.
She was the Daughter of Joseph Poynter ( 1835-1900 ) and Sarah " Sally" Stevens ( 1836- )
They ran a saw mill at the mouth of the Rockcastle and Cumberland Rivers, they had the following Children:
1. Robert L.Bolton Sr.( 1888-1957 ) Wife Durlie Garrison ( 1890-1984 )
2. James Dexter Bolton (1887- ) Wife Nancy J.Rogers ( 1886-1979 ).
3.Cora Ellen Bolton ( 1889- ) Husband Charlie J.Skirvin.
4. William Oakley ( 1892 ) Wife Mary ? (1898-1966 ).
Amanda Poynter* Remarried in 1895 to a Garrett Morgan after Tandy Died, they had more Children 1. Joseph Morgan ? 2.Frank Morgan? 3.Nathan Morgan? 4.Elsie Morgan? 5.Ethyl Morgan? 6.Vina Morgan? Amanda's Headstone reads Bolton she is buried at Locust Grove Cemetery in Laurel Co. KY.
Tandy Bolton was the son of:
Alexander Bolton Sr. ( 1836___ ) Wife Delila Stinson Bolton .
1. Sarah Bolton ( 1856- ? ).
2. Thomas Bolton ( 1858- ? ).
3. William H. Bolton ( 1860- ? ).
4.Tandy Bolton (1862- 1883)
5. Alfred Bolton ( 1864- ? )
6. Charity Bolton ( 1865-? )
7. James G. Bolton ( 1867-? )
8. Joseph W. Bolton ( 12-21-1869-? )
was the daughter of John B.Garrison and Eliza "Lizzie"
John and Eliza ran a boarding house for loggers in Pulaski Co.KY Both buried at Garrison Cemetery
They Had 17 Children:
2.Christopher Columbis Garrison
3. Lucinda Garrison
4. Lazarus Garrison
5. Jehu Garrison
6. Elihu Garrison
8. Rachel Garrison
9. Serelda Garrison
10. Maybu Garrison
11. Nancy Ellen Garrison
12.Granville V. Garrison
13. Mary "Polly" Garrison
14. Durlie Garrison
15. Dahlia Garrison
16. Bradley Garrison
17. Roscoe Garrison
Last Update Friday, 28-Dec-2012 01:41:25 EST