Henry Clay Bolster

M, b. 22 November 1827, d. 28 October 1854
Father*Henry Baruch Bolster b. 8 Jun 1792, d. 22 Jul 1859
Mother*Sarah Maria Chilson b. 8 Jun 1802, d. 8 Jun 1851
     Henry Clay Bolster New York Daily Times, Monday, October 30, 1854 p3

"In this city on Saturday morning, October 28, after a long and painful illness, in the 27th year of his age Henry Clay Bolster, eldest son of Henry B. Bolster Esq. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral on Monday afternoon at 2 O'clock from his father's residence, No 73, West 23d St. without further invitation. He was born on 22 November 1827 at New York, NY. He was the son of Henry Baruch Bolster and Sarah Maria Chilson. Henry Clay Bolster was baptized on 13 January 1838 at Manhattan Reformed Dutch Church, NYC, FHL Film #961900 (1829-1873.). He appeared on the census of 1850 in the household of Henry Baruch Bolster 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.1 Henry Clay Bolster married Mary Jane Whiting on 15 June 1853 at Bridgeport, CT.2 Henry Clay Bolster died on 28 October 1854 at New York, NY, at age 26.
Oct 30, 1854 - New York Times
He was buried on 31 October 1854 at Green-Wood Cemetery Brooklyn, NY.


  1. [S2] 1850 Federal Census unknown record type,.
  2. [S89] Henry B Bolster family Bible.