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David Claudius BoleAge: 90 years18641955

David Claudius Bole
Given names
David Claudius
Birth July 16, 1864 30 22
MarriageAnnie View this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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
Birth of a sisterMargaret Bole
about 1865 (Age 5 months)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 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 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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 paternal grandfatherDavid Bole
July 29, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaret Gray
June 24, 1874 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 fatherWilliam Gray Bole
August 9, 1904 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherHenrietta Devins
November 18, 1912 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death of a wifeAnnie
November 30, 1937 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Bole
May 22, 1939 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 77 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 85 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a sisterKate Emily Bole
December 19, 1954 (Age 90 years)
Death February 27, 1955 (Age 90 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 15, 1860Westport, County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND
4 years
David Claudius Bole
Birth: July 16, 1864 30 22Newport, County Mayo, Connacht
Death: February 27, 1955Santa Clara County, California, USA
-7 months
elder sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Annie - View this family
David Claudius Bole
Birth: July 16, 1864 30 22Newport, County Mayo, Connacht
Death: February 27, 1955Santa Clara County, California, USA
Marriage: California, USA

  1. Generation 1
    1. David Claudius Bole, son of William Gray Bole and Henrietta Devins, was born on July 16, 1864 in Newport, County Mayo, Connacht and died on February 27, 1955 in Santa Clara County, California, USA at the age of 90. He married Annie in California, USA. She was born about 1866 and died on November 30, 1937 in San Francisco, California, USA.