Bolton, Sarah T. (F)

b. 18 December 1814. d. 4 August 1893. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and campaigner for women’s rights and social reform. Née Barrett, Born in Newport, Kentucky, and lived a a child in a remote farm in Vermont, Indiana. Prolific periodical and newspaper poet. Married Nathaniel Bolt, editor of *Indianapolis Democrat and State Gazette*, on 15 October 1831. Travelled with Bolton to Geneva, Switzerland, where he served as U. S. Consul, from 1855 to 1858. After his death in 1858 she married Judge Addison Reese. Successfully campaigned for women’s property rights in Indiana. Biographical information: Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_T._Bolton> (23 January 2020). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Betrayed 1860-08-04 Once a Week Poet 284
Left on the Battlefield 1863-05-02 Once a Week Poet 482
To the Alps 1863-07-18 Once a Week Poet 501
Legend of the Castle of Monctier 1863-12-26 Once a Week Poet 548