Jesse Boyd Bowling

Male14 January 1822–14 September 1878

Brief Life History of Jesse Boyd

When Jesse Boyd Bowling was born on 14 January 1822, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Eli Elijah "Bad Eli" Bowling, was 20 and his mother, Susannah "Snookey" Roberts, was 20. He married America Crawford on 12 December 1854, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 14 September 1878, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Bowling Cemetery, East Bernstadt, Laurel, Kentucky, United States.

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Jesse Boyd Bowling
America Crawford
Marriage: 12 December 1854
Jason Walker Bowling
Luraney Bowling
Susannah Bowling
Eliza Jane Bowling
Lourana Boling
Richard Revel Bowling
Emma Bowling
Loretta "Retta" Bowling
Margaret Bowling
Clayborn Xenophon Bowling
Isabella Bowling

Sources (11)

  • Jesse Bowlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jesse Bowling, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jesse Bowling in entry for Jason Walker Bowling, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1854Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 8

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1845: Laurel, Kentucky, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Bowling in Bradford, Yorkshire.

    Americanized form of German Bolling or Bohling .

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

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