“Died – At Elmira, Lane County, Oregon, September 5, 1886, of paralysis; Burton O. Bolman, aged 15 years, 11 mos., and 28 days.
The deceased was the eldest son of J.W. and M.E. Bolman, a bright, intelligent boy, a peacemaker among his schoolmates, a good and dutiful son, beloved by all who knew him.
Dearest Burton, thou hast left us,
And thy loss we deeply feel;
But ‘tis God that hast bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
The family, in their sad bereavement, have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. L. A. J.” Eugene City Register (OR), Sept 22, 1886, pg., col. 4.
Burton Ovid Bollman is buried at the Inman Cemetery, Elmira Oregon. Find A Grave lists his date of birth as Sep 7, 1870 near Castalia, Winneshiek Co., Iowa.
His parents were John Waxler Bollman 1844-1923 and Martha Elizabeth Mitchell Bollman 1848-1932