Note from Joseph Bolles (#2582) …..
had a high degree of interest in family genealogy.
This is why she was such an outstanding partner to me during the 16
years we were the Editors for the Bolles Family Newsletter.
Many of the articles we published were a product of her research
and writing talent.
Margaret always enjoyed coming to the Bolles Family
reunions. Then after getting
she would visit with them over the telephone.
They were like family members for her.
Another talent that Margaret had is one that the
Bolles Family never got to know about.
Margaret Loved Music, and had been the church pianist in her hometown when she
was younger. Arthritis robbed
her of this ability, but she always enjoyed the music and singing at the
Margaret and I had known each other since childhood
as our Mothers were best friends when they both lived in
, and my Grandmother was their teacher in school. We were married 47
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Barbara & Randall Bolles…..
You Would Have Thought
she was Bolles-Born!
Margaret was not born
a Bolles, however, as the wife of Joseph Bolles of
, she worked harder than anyone we ever knew to continuously and
tirelessly promote and support The Bolles Family Association.
She was at Joe’s side during the formation of the organization
and his five years as the first President.
Margaret was also his partner in publishing the Newsletter for the
first sixteen years. It was a
common occurrence in the early days to receive a telephone call from Joe
and Margaret promoting the Association.
In earlier times, they did a lot of traveling, researching, and
meeting people. Their memories were excellent … and full of wonderful
Joseph and Margaret
hosted the 12th annual BFA national reunion in 1989 in
…Submitted by Barbara Bolles,