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Matilda Sarah Jane BoleAge: 76 years18331909

Matilda Sarah Jane Bole
Given names
Matilda Sarah Jane
Birth about 1833 46 37
Birth of a brotherWilliam Gray Bole
January 7, 1834 (Age 12 months)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://goo.gl/4B84q9
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 24 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 28 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 34 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 34 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 36 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Death of a fatherDavid Bole
July 29, 1870 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Gray
June 24, 1874 (Age 41 years)
MarriageRichard Davis GrayView this family
November 2, 1875 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a sisterMargaret Bole
September 16, 1879 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherMathew Alexander Bole
September 24, 1890 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandRichard Davis Gray
December 25, 1897 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherDavid Bole
April 5, 1898 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 65 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Death of a brotherWilliam Gray Bole
August 9, 1904 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Bole
January 30, 1905 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherJames Bole
May 14, 1908 (Age 75 years)
Death March 19, 1909 (Age 76 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1818County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND
14 years
elder brother
James Bole
Birth: February 1832 45 36Newport, County Mayo, Connacht
Death: May 14, 1908Berkeley, Alameda, California
23 months
younger brother
-15 years
elder brother
11 years
elder brother
David Bole
Birth: January 24, 1830 43 34Belclare, County Mayo, Connacht
Death: April 5, 1898San Francisco, California, USA
-13 months
elder sister
6 years
-9 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Maria Bole
Birth: November 3, 1827 40 31Newport, County Mayo, Connacht
Death: March 21, 1913Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster
Family with Richard Davis Gray - View this family
Marriage: November 2, 1875Castlebar, County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND


Matilda Bole married Richard Davis Gray, a farmer of French Park, Castlebar, and son of Joseph Gray, in Castlebar in 1875. They both resided in Castlebar all their lives.

  1. Generation 1
    1. Matilda Sarah Jane Bole, daughter of David Bole and Margaret Gray, was born about 1833 in County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND and died on March 19, 1909 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Connacht. She married Richard Davis Gray on November 2, 1875 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Connacht. He was born about 1822 in County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND and died on December 25, 1897 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Connacht.