William Bolton Finch


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Place of BirthEngland CSORN
First Known Service20.6.1806CSORN
A.K.A.William Compton BoltonEWIKI
WifeMary H. LynchEWIKI
SisterElizabeth Bolton Finchref:1167
Last Known Service1841CSORN
Date of Death22.2.1849 - Genoa CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.6.1806 MidshipmanUSNR-1834
20.6.1806 Entered the NavyUSNR-1830
18124.1.1813Essex (32), Acting LieutenantW055
4.1.1813 LieutenantUSNR-1814
4.1.181328.3.1814Essex (32), LieutenantW055
28.3.1820 Master CommandantUSNR-1822
21.2.1831 CaptainUSNR-1832
14.1.1833 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenibled, That William Bolton Finch, a post captain in the Navy of the United States, and Elizabeth B. Finch, his sister, both ot the District of Columbia, be and they are hereby, respectively authorized from and after the passage of this act, to take and use the surname of Bolton; and the name of said William be hereafter William Compton Bolton, and the name of the said Elizabeth, hereafter be. Elizabeth Bolton: by which names, respectively, all acts and engagements done or made may be enforced, and have the same effect and operation in law, as if their names had originally been, William Ooinpton Bolton, and Elizabeth Bolton.ref:1167
2.8.18391841Brandywine (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS


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