Pleasant Nelson Bolling

1787–14 October 1814 (Age 27)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Pleasant Nelson

Pleasant Nelson Bolling was born in 1787, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. He married Nancy Pace on 22 April 1811, in Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 14 October 1814, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 27.

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Pleasant Nelson Bolling
1787–1814
Nancy Pace
1792–1885
Marriage: 22 April 1811
William Hope Bouldin
1813–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1811
Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
children

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World Events (7)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling ‘pollard’, or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling ‘excessive drinking’.2 German (Bölling): from a pet form of a personal name formed with Germanic bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ ( see Baldwin ).3 Swedish: either an ornamental name composed of Boll + the suffix -ing ‘belonging to’, or possibly a habitational name from a place named Bolling(e).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Pleasant N Bowling, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Pleasant N Boling, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Pleasant M Bolling, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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