Frances Elizabeth Bolling

1724–1774 (Age 50)
Prince George, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth Bolling was born in 1724, in Prince George, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Drury Bolling, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Meriwether, was 25. She had at least 1 son and 7 daughters with Maj. Theodorick Bland. She died in 1774, in her hometown, at the age of 50.

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Maj. Theodorick Bland
1708–1783
Frances Elizabeth Bolling
1724–1774
Jane Bland
1739–1774
Mary M. Bland
1739–
Elizabeth "Patsy" Bland
1739–1788
Jenny Bland
1739–
Theodorick Bland
1741–1790
Anna Bland
1747–1781
Jane Bland
1749–
Frances Bland
1752–1788

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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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  • Frances in entry for Theoderick Blands, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Francis in entry for Theoderick Blands, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Frances in entry for Elizabeth Bland, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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