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Josephine Carolyn (Bolt) Dykeman
( Mrs.Kenneth Dykeman)
 ( March 1912 ?--Alive in Jan 2002)
Akron OH
Bound Brook NJ
Boston MA
Waterloo IA
Last Updated---1-13-2002

Joseph had a daughter Josephine Carolyn (Bolt) Dykeman who is still alive & resides in Waterloo, Iowa at age of 90 in 2001. Josephine was married to Kenneth Hamilton Dykeman &
     had child  Charles Hamilton Dykeman.   Josephine & Kenneth Sr. ran a Mortuary in Waterloo Iowa. Grandchildren were Kenneth H. Dykeman II.


News clipping Of Josephine's Simmons College ( Boston) Class in Parade. Class of 1934 ?
Josephine Bolt was pointed out as the most likely the short girl on the right, or 4th from Left to Right.

July 5 th, 1931 NewsPaper Clipping Of Simmons College Medical Experiment.
Josepine Bolt is girl on cot.
I have complete article & newspage of Boston paper, but not scanned yet!

Josephine is the baby in photo. 
Joseph Bolt, Daughter Josephine in lap, his mother Ella Louise ( Barkwill) Bolt & Grandmother ( Gramma Asplin) born Lousia Cross. Was Louisa (Cross) Barkwill until she remarried to Mr. Asplin. She is sitting in chair. Photo was taken inAkron , Ohio about 1913 at Joe's mothers home in Akron . There must have been another photo that day with Peal in photo ?
.Photo of Kenneth Hamilton Dykeman ( Husband of Josephine) needed here.
No SS # Found for him !

Obits of Pearl ( Wagner) BOLT  (71) April 3rd,  1956 & Mary Wagner (91) Akron,  Ohio in Dec 1954.Mary was mother of Pearl & Pearl was mother of Josephine (Bolt) Dykeman. 
Note: Clipping references wrongly  Mrs. Kenneth Dieckman !

Joseph Bolt father of Josephine by Pearl Wagner & Richard by Dorothy Bolt. Photo taken in 1935.
Memorial Web site to Joseph Bolt's

Photo Tribute to Joseph Bolt

Josephine & Kenneth's Family

Son : Charles Hamilton Dykeman

Cathy Jo Dykeman, Waterloo, IA
Shari Dykeman Tritch- Chaska,MN
Kenneth H. Dykeman II- Albuquerque,NM
Juliana Lise Dykeman- Evergreen, CO

Great Grandchildren:
Ashly Tritch
Haley Josephine Tritch
Blake William Tritch all of Chaska, MN

deceased great grandsons
Joseph and Conlin Cichosz


Photo of Josephine Dykeman needed here.
 Photo of Pearel Wagner

No SS # Found for her !

Possible group photo of the Dykeman Family ? Photo of Mary Wagner  Photo  of  Charles Dykeman need for here.

Canceled checks related to Josephine's College
Photo of Kenneth H. Dykeman
High School 1982-1986 at Western HS in Waterloo, IA

More canceled checks from 1930s related to Josephine's college

Divorce receipts related to Pearl (Wagner) Bolt & Joseph Bolt
Listing of Letters & Documents not scanned yet related to divorce of Pearl & Joseph BOLT.

* Oct 17th ,1931 letter from Joseph's lawyer in Nevada To Joseph abt Divorse decree
* Letter to Joseph from his sister Fern in Akron abt break up of Joseph & Pearl. Dec 16,1929
* Oct14th, 1931 Nevada Court Decree for Divorce of Josepoh Bolt & Pearly ( Wagner) Bolt.
* Letter to Pearl from Joseph on Aug 17, 1931 abt settlement.
* Sept 31, 1931 letter from Pearl's lawyer to Joseph

Several  letters from Joseph related to private school Josephine was going to in Bound Brook, NJ in 1920s. They are abt school & safety of school building.