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Asa Moore Bolles
"Asa Moore Bolles was born at Ashford, on the
22d of September, 1802. He was fitted for College at the Plainfield
Academcy, and was graduated at Brown University, in 1823. He became
a student of law in the town of Canterbury, in the office of the
Hon. Andrew T. Judson, along with his old friend and classmate, George
Denison Prentice. In August, 1826, he was admitted to the bar,
and commenced the practice of his profession in the town of Killingworth.
He was married to a niece of Dr. Richard Mansfield, and continued
to reside in Killingworth until the year 1832. He then opened an office
in the city of Middletown, and was about to remove thither, when
he was seized with the Cholera, which terminated fatally. His death
occurred at Killingworth, in September, 1832.