Henry Baruch Bolster

M, b. 8 June 1792, d. 22 July 1859
Father*Baruch Bolster b. 3 Aug 1763, d. 15 Mar 1846
Mother*Anna Loveland b. 11 Sep 1764, d. 19 Feb 1833
     Henry Baruch Bolster was also known as Baruch Bolster Jr. He was born on 8 June 1792 at Stoddard, Cheshire Co., NH. He was the son of Baruch Bolster and Anna Loveland. Henry Baruch Bolster married Elizabeth Newhall on 20 November 1815 at New York, New York, NY.1
Henry Baruch Bolster began military service on 11 October 1820 at Promoted to Ensign, 142nd Regt of Infantry, Military Minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State of New York
Volume 1
Pub 1901
Page 2249
*Probably, Right name, no other proof*. He married Sarah Maria Chilson, daughter of Asaph Chilson and Hestor Cornell, on 28 February 1822 at New York, NY.2 Henry Baruch Bolster was Genealogical Records: New York, 1675-1920
Event: Lived
in: 1835
Place: New York City
County: New York
Comments: Grocer
Source: Longworth's American Almanac, New-York Register, and City Directory
Publisher: Thomas Longworth
Publication Information: NY, NY, 1835.
Page: 105 Province: New York in 1835 at Grocer, New York, NY. He appeared on the census of 1840 at New York Ward 11, New York, New York, NY; Males:
<5 = 1

30<40=1.3 He appeared on the census of 1850 at New York Ward 16 District 2, New York, New York, NY; Henry B Bolster, 56, M, Stage Prop., 15000, Mass.
Sarah, 46, NY
Hester A Andrews, 26, F,, NY
Henry Clay Bolster,22,M,Stage Prop., NY
George W, 16,M, None, NY
Mary E, 13,F,,NY
Frances A,8,F,,NY.4 He was Genealogical Records: New York, 1675-1920
Event: Lived
in: 1850
Place: New York City County: New York
Comments: Stages
Source: Doggett'S New York City Directory, For 1849-1850
Publisher: John Doggett, Jr. & Co.
Publication Information: NY, NY, 1850.
Page: 56 Province: New York in 1850 at Stages, New York, NY. He Omnibus business/23 W. 43rd St N.Y./Route from there to Fulton Ferry

Note: Omnibus firm in 1852 was Bolster, Andrews & McDonald, changed toS.W. & S.W. Andrews & McDonald, latter died in 1871 leaving it S.W. & S.M. Andrews. They had 450 horses on this line.

The "New York Daily Times", July 23 1859 page 5 carries the following notice;

"Brooklyn Papers please copy;

Bolster- In this city on Thursday evening, July 21, Henry B. Bolster, Ex Assistant Alderman of the XIth and XVIth Wards, aged 67 years, 1 month and 13 days. The funeral will take place on Sunday the 24th inst at 1 o'clock PM from his late residence, No 33 West 43d St. His remains will be taken to Greenwood Cemetery. His friends and those of his son George W. Bolster and his sons in law, Samuel W. Andrews, Simeon M. Andrews, Henry H. Butler, and Robert H. Shannon are respectfully invited to attend without further notice." in 1850. He lived in 1852 at 73 W. 23rd. He died on 22 July 1859 at New York, NY, at age 67. He was buried on 24 July 1859 at Lot #2911, Section 105, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn; Online cemetery search has him listed as Henry B BOLSTON.

Buried with wife, and other Bolsters: Samuel, Levantia, Henry C, George W, and another Bolster is buried in plot 463 - Esther J Bolster. Also with James Andrews.5


Sarah Maria Chilson b. 8 Jun 1802, d. 8 Jun 1851


  1. [S81] Unknown author, Conn Courant Newspaper, Marriage Announcement - 11/21/1815.
  2. [S89] Henry B Bolster family Bible.
  3. [S69] 1840 Federal Census Census,.
  4. [S2] 1850 Federal Census unknown record type,.
  5. [S63] Unknown author, http://www.green-wood.com/bur_results.asp?type=burial.
  6. [S62] Unknown author, www.genealogy.com.