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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Brenda Rush of Charles W. Bolton (b. 05/25/1904), son of John & Lydia Wesner Bolton.

Digital copy available.
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Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:01:14 early home life/chores/discipline
00:02:20 farming/methods
00:03:10 courtship/marriages
00:05:00 school/school remembrances
00:07:11 occupations
00:10:02 church/church life
00:11:22 transportation
00:13:12 historical events
00:14:19 what was better in the past than the present?
00:14:43 what is better in the present than the past?
00:14:55 hobbies/pasttimes
00:17:49 transportation/roads
00:18:34 school days
00:19:13 grandchildren
00:19:32 sacriments
00:20:02 cattle drive
00:23:24 end of audio
Length of Interview 00:23:24
Notes Obituary:
Bolton, Charles W., 93, Silverdale, Pa. Born: May 25, 1904, Hatfield, Pa., to John H. and Lydia W. Bolton. Died: Sept. 23, 1997, Silverdale, Pa. Survivors - wife: Alice S. Moyer Rosenberger Bolton; children: Lydia L. Landis, A. Irene L. Dorville, Charles L., Edgar L., David P., Ray L.; stepchildren: Shirley M. Rush, Merrill M. Rosenberger; sisters: Ella Slotter, Ruth Leatherman; 21 grandchildren, 32 greatgrandchildren, one stepgreat-grandchild. Frede ceased by: Alice M. Landis Bolton (first wife) and John L. (son). Funeral: Sept. 28, Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, by David A. Stevens, David F. Derstine, Floyd M. Hackman, and Lowell H. Delp. Burial: Line Lexington Mennonite Church Cemetery.

(Gospel Herald, Nov. 4, 1997)
Object ID # 2013.25.120
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Bolton, Charles W., 1904-1997
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes