Jesse Boyd Bowling

14 January 1822–14 September 1878 (Age 56)
Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jesse Boyd

When Jesse Boyd Bowling was born on 14 January 1822, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Bolling, was 23 and his mother, Susannah Roberts, was 23. 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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Family Time Line

Jesse Boyd Bowling
1822–1878
America Crawford
1832–1914
Marriage: 12 December 1854
Jason Weeks Bowling
1848–1911
Luraney Bowling
1859–
Susannah Bowling
1862–
Clayburn Bowling
1871–
Eliza Jane Bowling
1856–1943
Lourana Boling
1858–
Richard Revel Bowling
1860–1942
Emma Bowling
1863–1888
Loretta Bowling
1866–1932
Margaret Bowling
1869–1891
Isabella Bowling
1873–1955

Spouse and Children

    Male1822–1878Male

    America Crawford

    Female1832–1914Female

MARRIAGE
12 December 1854
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Jason Weeks Bowling

    Male1848–1911Male

    Eliza Jane Bowling

    Female1856–1943Female

    Lourana Boling

    Male1858–Male

    Luraney Bowling

    Female1859–Female

    Richard Revel Bowling

    Male1860–1942Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 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.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bolling .2 Partly Americanized form of German Bolling or Bohling .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Bowlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jesse Bowling, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse Bowling in entry for Jason Walker Bowling, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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