Person:Rezin DeBolt (2)

Rezin A. DeBolt
b.20 Jan 1828 Ohio
  1. Silas DeBolt1807 - 1895
  2. Matilda Debolt1813 -
  3. Miranda DeBolt1818 - 1906
  4. Hulda DeBolt1821 - 1904
  5. Belinda DeBolt
  6. Rezin A. DeBolt1828 - 1891
  7. George R. Debolt
m. 19 Jun 1849
m. 12 Oct 1869
Facts and Events
Name Rezin A. DeBolt
Alt Name Reason A. Debolt
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Jan 1828 Ohio
Marriage 19 Jun 1849 Fairfield co., Ohio, United States“Reason” Debolt and Maria M. McCleery were joined in marriage by [his father] Geo. Debolt M.G.
to Maria McCleery
Census[2] 1850 Thorn, Perry, Ohio, United States
Reference Number? Q1320252?
Military? 1861-1863 23rd Missouri Infantry (Union)
Marriage 12 Oct 1869 to Laurestine Dinsmoor
Death[1] 29 Oct 1891 Grundy, Missouri, United States
Burial? Odd Fellows Cemetery, Grundy, Missouri, United States

From Biographical Directory of the United States Congress:[1]

a Representative from Missouri; born near Basil, Fairfield County, Ohio, January 20, 1828; attended the common schools; employed as a tanner; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio; moved to Trenton, Grundy County, Mo., in 1858 and continued the practice of his profession; appointed in 1859 and elected in 1860 commissioner of common schools for Grundy County; entered the Union Army as captain in the Twenty-third Regiment, Missouri Volunteers, in 1861; captured at the Battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862, and held as prisoner until the following October; resigned his commission in 1863 because of impaired health; elected judge of the circuit court for the eleventh judicial circuit of Missouri in November 1863, which position he held by reelection until January 1, 1875; in 1864 again entered the United States service as major in the Forty-fourth Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry; mustered out in August 1865; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; resumed the practice of law; died in Trenton, Grundy County, Mo., October 30, 1891; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ford, James Everett. A history of Grundy County: treating of its transformation from the heart of the wilderness of yesterday to the heart of the mighty nation of today; a tribute to the pioneer and something of the men who are making the Grundy County of tomorrow. (Trenton, Mo.: News Pub. Co., 1908), 209.
  2. Perry, Ohio, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 418.
  3.   Rezin A. De Bolt, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.