George Sumner Bolles was born in August 1860. At that time his father, George Bolles, was 39 and his mother, Mary Angeline (Powers) Bolles, was 32. He married Alma A. Barton on December 25, 1894.
George worked as a locomotive engineer until 1901. In 1902 he worked in the grocery and crockery business in Madison, South Dakota. He later became a mining engineer in California. He has two daughters living in California.
George Sumner Bolles and Alma A. Barton had two children: