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He married Sarah Barrett, who was born on December 18, 1814 and died on August 4, 1893. Sarah and Nathaniel had two children, Sarah and James. The couple operated a tavern on land once owned by his stepfather in Jefferson County, Indiana during 1831. They sold their property in 1845 to the State of Indiana, which used it for the Central Hospital for the Insane.
Nathaniel was elected State Librarian in 1851. He was also employed during this time as a reporter of the legislative proceedings for the Sentinel and edited that paper until it was sold in 1855. President Franklin Pierce appointed him consul to Geneva, Switzerland in 1855. He returned to Indiana in 1857 due to ill health, died on November 26, 1858, and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
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"Bolton, Nathaniel". Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850. Retrieved 2013/08/13. http://web.isl.lib.kin.us/INMarriages1850/Marriages_results.asp
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Boomhower, Ray. (1994). "Bolton, Nathaniel". In The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. (pp. 334-5). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. ISLI 977.201 M341Ien
Gerard, Nancy. (1994). "Bolton, Sarah T.". In The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. (p. 335). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. ISLI 977.201 M341Ien
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