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  • ID: I4043
  • Name: Johann Adam Bolch III
  • Surname: Bolch
  • Given Name: Johann Adam
  • Suffix: III
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 Jan 1779 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
  • Death: fall 1847 in Catawba Co. North Carolina
  • _UID: 144CEAF3A426D511A1FB44455354616F8963
  • Note:
    Find A Grave Memorial# 55720738
    Catawba Cousins
    Frederick Mouser Estate (ca 1801) 13-3 26

    NOTE: Jacob Bolch was a neighbor of Peter Grunt/Grounds
    Lincoln Co NC deed books 26 & 27 abstracts pg 1
    3 Nov3, 1802 Christopher DECKER Sr Lincoln Co to MICHAEL HERMAN same, for $200 US money sold 199 acres border: PETER GRUNT, a division line between said MICHAEL HERMAN and CHRISTOPHER DECKER, an old line. BARGES PHELPS, GEORGE DELL, ADAM BOLICK, & FREDERICK GRAVES, part of a grant Oct 28 1782 to Everhart RICKMAN and sold Oct 9 1799 by Wm COOPER to Christopher DECKER
    signed Christopher Decker's mark x
    Wm HARBESON & ? German signature
    proved July 1813 book 26 pg 3

    NOTE: The following deed involves ADAM III. This same land was deeded to HIRAM in 1840

    This indenture made this 20th day of May 1805 between JOHN MILLER of the County of Lincoln and State of North Carolina of the one part and ADAM BOLCH of said County and State of the other part Witnesfeth that the said JOHN MILLER for and in consideration of the sum of FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARZ to him in hand paid by ADAM BOLCH at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payment whereof the said MILLER doth hereby acknowledges himself therewith satisfied hath given granted bargained and sold And by these presents doth give grant bargain & sell aliese? (release?) And confirm unto the sd ADAM BOLCH his heirs and afsignz forever a certain piece or Tract of Land laying and being on the WATERS OF LYLES CREEK in the County and State aforesaid. Beginning at a Black oak on the partition line and runs thence with the old line West 160 poles to a Black Oak the corner of the old line then with the old line & North 160 poles to a Stake then East 160 poles to a Staken then 160 poles to the Beginning CONTAINING 160 ACRES. It being PART OF A TRACT OF LAND GRANTED TO ADAM BOLECK SENR BY PATENT DATED THE 20TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER AD 1779 and BY HIM WILLED TO HIS DAUGHTER ELIZABETH BOLEK THEN BY JACOB GARLING THE LAWFULL HUSBAND OF THE SAID ELIZABETH conveyed to JOHN MILLER BY DEED DATED THE EIGHTH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1800 together with the timber and trees water and water courses Easmentz and profitz with the appurtenances thereunto belonging an appertaining to the farm the said tract or piece of Land as above described and the appurtenances thereunto beloning unto the said ADAM BOLEK his heirs and afsigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof subject never the lefs to suit rents and dues as shall or may become due or payable to the Chief Lord or Lords of the said the above Mentioned JOHN MILLER him his heirs Exct and Admst the above bargained tract or piece of Land with the appurtenances unto the said ADAM BOLEK his heirz & afsigns against all manner of person lawfully Claiming the same or any part thereof shall and will warrant and by these presents forever defend in Witnefs whereof the said JOHN MILLER hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day & date above written. Signed sealed and delivered JOHN MILLER (SEAL)
    9/30/1817. Book 28, page 716 Henry and Catherine Haus, Jacob Rinck, Henry Rinck, John Rinck, Benjamin and Susannah Spencer, Abraham and Christina Seabolt to John Miller. their undivided parts of tract of land of Francis Rinck deceased on Clarks Creek, line of Adam Bolick 50 acres $50.00 being part of tract of 200 acres. Wit: Geo. Huffman, Jacob Miller

    Lincoln Co Deed Books 28, 29, & 30 pg 37, 1205 Mar 10 1810
    Martin Hufman Lincoln Co to Francis Punch Lincoln county for 30 pds sold 50 acres on N FORK OF CLARKS CREEK, border: begins at a white oak, CROSSES 3 SMALL BRANCHES, & ADAM BOLICK
    part of 200 acres in grant #145 issued in 1782 to JACOB MITCHEL
    signed Martin Hufman
    wit oath Jan 1819 by HENRY HAAS book 28 pg 517
    3/10/1810. Book 28, page 517. Martin Huffman to Francis Rinck for 30 pounds on North Fork of Clarks Creek, Adam Bolick, 50 acres. witness ; Henry Hass, Nathan Armatage

    Lincoln Co NC deed books 28, 29, & 30, 1347, Sept 30 1817
    Henry Haus, Catherine Haus, JACOB RINCH, HENRY RINCH, JOHN RINCH, BENJAMIN SPENSER, SUSANNA SPENSER, Abraham SEBOLT, & Christina Sebolt Lincoln Co to JOHN MILLER Lincoln Co for $50 sold their undivided part of 50 acres of FRANCIS RINCH'S estate on CLARKS CREEK
    border begins at a white oak, CROSSES 3 SMALL BRANCHES & joins ADAM BOLICK, part of 200 acres in grant #345 issued in 1782 to JACOB MICHAEL (MITCHELL)
    signed Henry Haas
    Catharine Haws mark
    Jacob Rinch's mark IR
    John Rinch
    Henry Rinch
    Benjamin Spencer's mark
    Susanna Spencers mark M
    Abraham Sebolts mark "a"
    Christina Sebolts mark
    Jan 1819 Lincoln Co court ordered Jno Wilfond obtain dower renouncements from Catharine Hause, Susannah Spencer & Christina Seabolt
    signed Vardry McBee
    dower renounced Jan 22 1819 by Catherine Hause, Susannah Spencer & Christina Seabolt before john Willfong JP Jan 1819 acknowledged book 28 pg 716

    1820 East of The South Fork of The Catawba River,Lincoln,NC

    1830 Lincoln Co Nc pg 243 (img 177)
    Adam Bolick age 50 to 60 (born 1770 to 1780)
    01011001 males
    1111011 females

    Lincoln Co NC Deed book 36 pg 284 July 1835 sessions
    Adam X his mark BOLICK witnesses deed between HENRY FINGER and LEGION BOLLINGER

    Deed book 36 pg 285 Jan 29 1835
    $290.00 100 acres
    both sides of CLARKS CREEK beginning at stake FREDERICK KILLIAN'S CORNER runs east 122 poles on WESTSIDE OF CREEK LEGION BOLLINGERS CORNER at a DITCH. down ditch to the mouth of said ditch then up WESTSIDE OF CLARKS CREEK N20 w30 THEN CROFSING THE CREEK
    part of tract granted to MATTHIAS BEAVER by patent 10 May 1762
    HENRY FINGER (seal)
    presence of
    proved July Sefsions 1835 by oath of LEGION BOLLINGER & WM TURNER

    1840 Upper Regiment, Lincoln, North Carolina (img 21)
    Adam Bolick age 60-70
    000010001 (Hiram age 22)
    00110011 (Elizabeth age 55)

    Adam Bolick to Hiram Bolick
    Lincoln Co Nc
    Deed book 3 pg 352
    15 Feb 1840

    This indenture made the 15th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty between ADAM BOLCH of the county of Lincoln in the state of North Carolina of the one part and HIRAM BOLCH of the county of Lincoln in the state of North Carolina of the other part witnefseth that the said ADAM BOLCH for and in consideration of the sum of THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS to him in hand paid by the said HIRAM BOLCH the receipt where of the said ADAM BOLCH doth hereby acknowledge - hath given, grants bargained and sold and aliened and confirmed and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain and sell, alien and confirm unto the said HIRAM BOLCH his heirs and assifns forever all that tract, piece and parcel of land situate lying and being in the county of Lincoln and state of aforesaid.

    Beginning at a black oak & runs N 172 poles to a post oak HUFFMANS CORNER thence East 180 poles to a small hickory sprout & pointers, thence South 172 poles to a chestnut oak and pointers then West 180 poles to the beginning containg by estimation 190 ACRES, be the same more or lefs said land is LYING ON LYLES CREEK and WAS CONVEYED FROM JOHN MILLER TO ADAM BOLCH and also all the woods, ways, waters and water courses and all and every, the appurtenances thereunto beloning or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversion remainders and remainders, rents issues and the profits of the aforesaid lands and premises and every part thereof and all the estate, right, title interest claim property and demand whatsoever of the said ADAM BOLCH of, in, and to the lands and premises hereby granted. To have and to hold with the appurtenances unto the said HIRAM BOLICK his heirs and assigns to the proper use and behoof of the said HIRAM BOLCH his heirs and assigns forever. And the said ADAM BOLCH for him and his heirs the aforesaid land and premises and every part thereof against him and his heirs and against the claim or claims of all and every other person or persons whatsoever to the said HIRAM BOLCH his heirs and assigns shall and will forever warrant and defend by these presents and the said ADAM BOLCH for himself and his heirs doth hereby covenant and bind himself and his heirs that he is seized of the premises and appurtenances in fee simple, and hath full power and ability to convey the same and hath hereby conveyed the same in fee simple.

    In Witnefs whereof the said ADAM BOLCH hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.

    ADAM his B mark BOLCH (SEAL)
    Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of HENRY CLINE AND MARTIN HUFFMAN
    April session 1848 State of North Carolina Catawba County
    The due execution of this deed of conveyance was duly proven in open Court by the oath of HENRY CLINE a subscribing witnefs.
    Recorded and let the same be Registered
    Witnefs GEO SETZER Clk

    Will written 15 April 1845
    Adam Bolch
    to son Hiram my plantation
    all my children doesn't name
    Joseph & Hiram Bolch executors
    witnesses Henry Cline & Noah Yount

    1848 Deed from Adam Bolch to Hiram Bolch was proven by Henry Cline

    April Session 1848 Court of Pleas and Quarter Session Catawba Co Nc
    The last will of Adam Bolch, dec was proven by Henry Cline and the Executors Hiram Bolch and Joseph Bolch.
    Subj: Re: Letters to David Bolick in Des Moines Iowa
    Joanne of special interest to you: I also found hand copied copies of letters sent to David Bolch (Bolick) in Des Moines, Iowa. (I may have the originals too) (My grandmother's notes say David lived in Mediapolis, Iowa when the letters were written. David m 1815 Rachael Simon and went to Iowa before 1847. --My grandmother got that information, and more, from a Mr. Heffner of Hickory North Carolina, who was then president of the Catawba Co. Historical Society. He was descended from Elizabeth Bolick b 1785 and Phillip Heffner. Elizabeth dau of Casper Bolick)
    To David and Rachel Bolch Des Moines County State of Iowa Burlington P O
    from Daniel Bolch and Susannah Bolch

    State of North Carolina Catawba County July the 17 day 1848
    Your Old Sister Sally requests some intelligence about her son Moses Bolch. If he is about there she wants him to write to her immediately and if he should not be there she wants you to give her the best information concerning him that you can.

    Now with painful feelings we must inform you that our old brother Adam Deceased this life some time last fall we expecting you never had heard of it. We have no doubt of meeting him at the great rising day.".....
    Catawba Co NC will index
    Catawba wills begin with March Term, 1843. A total of 593 wills are recorded in Catawba will books, Will Books 1, 2, and first 329 pages of Will Book 3, covering the 1843-1900 period. Below, the name of the testator is followed by the date of the probate, and the volume and page where the will is recorded. In cases where no date of probate is given, the date of the will is substituted, and indicated by a "c" (as an abbreviation for circa, or "about" - for example, c1860/1).

    Bolch, Adam 1848 Volume 1 page 66

    by HIram Smith Balch of Cocke Co Tenn
    Hiram Bolch attended Miller's Lutheran Church near Hickory NC in the early forties. He and his brother Joseph were executors of his father's estate, the will was probated in 1848. He had charge of the Catawba County Home for the aged in 1847/48. He was overseer of the "road from HIckory Tavern to the Bridge Road" in 1861. He served sometime as a confederate guard at the prison at Salisbury, NC. His life moved thru two states, active in many ways, a leader among his neighbors, a good Lutheran- a court record says that he paid a five dollar fine for an affray.




    Subj: Descendants of Henry BOLCH
    Date: 12/14/2000 2:19:15 PM Central Standard Time
    From: (Ann and Sid Propst)

    Hi, Carolyn--

    After an "unbelievable" year I finally finished putting into my database
    the Henry Bolch data you posted to me last December 14th. I do thank you.

    I have had a couple of weeks to myself (physically in our new home) to get
    back into serious research again. You should see my bedroom floor!! Piles
    and Piles of stuff that I've been going through and trying to place in the
    proper files. Yes, I'm of the "old school" -- hard copies of important
    data. In the past 2 years, I been through a computer crash (lost all my
    e-mail data) and then on top of that, my FTM program konked out. Good
    thing I had it backed up--3 sets of floppies.

    Changing the subject, back on 10 Dec 1999 you made a request for data on
    Elizabeth Mauser. Did anyone help you out on that one? I do have quite a
    bit of information on her including siblings and ancestors. Just let me
    know what you need.

    Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

    Ann Propst
    236 Connestee Trail
    Brevard, NC 28712-9009
  • Change Date: 1 Aug 2010 at 15:07:36

    Father: Jacob Bolch Bolick b: 1751 in near (Alsace-Lorraine, Vosges Mountains, France), Palatine Forest, Southwestern, Germany
    Mother: Maria Salome Greim Grimes b: 27 Jan 1753 in Bern Twp., Berks Co. Pennsylvania c: 11 Mar 1753 in Bern Twp, Berks Co. Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Mouser Mauser b: 18 Nov 1785 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    • Married: ABT 1805 in North Carolina
    1. Has Children Henry Bolch Bolick b: Oct 1806 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    2. Has Children Andrew Bolch b: 1808 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    3. Has Children Mary Bolch b: 1810 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    4. Has Children Joseph Adam Bolch b: 21 Mar 1813 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    5. Has Children Lavina Rose Bolch Leviney b: 6 Jul 1815 in Catawba Co. North Carolina
    6. Has Children Hiram L. Bolch b: 2 Jan 1818 in Conover, Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    7. Has Children Anna Mahala Bolick b: 28 May 1822 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
    8. Has Children Harriet Elizabeth Bolch b: 9 Nov 1825 in Lincoln Co. North Carolina
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