Notes for James Powhattan Bolling: GIVN Laticia Moore SURN Gillaspie TITL Anderson/Johnston Family Records ABBR Anderson/Johnston Family Recor AUTH Various Andersons & Johnstons PUBL Letters from John Johnstone Jr. to Ben Brink, from Benjamin M. Anderson to John Johnstone Jr. TITL History of Boone County Missouri ABBR History of Boone County Missou AUTH Switzler, William F. (Col.) PUBL St. Louis Western Historical Society, 1882, reprint Ramfre Press 1970 PAGE 843 TITL World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1 ABBR WFT Vol. 2 AUTH Br˛derbund Software, Inc. PUBL Release date: November 29, 1995 PAGE Tree #1498, DATE 22 MAR 2001 DESI @SUB1@ TITL History of Boone County Missouri ABBR History of Boone County Missou AUTH Switzler, William F. (Col.) PUBL St. Louis Western Historical Society, 1882, reprint Ramfre Press 1970
Pension papers, 1832-1935, of James Bowling (1752-1836) of Amherst County, Virginia, consisting of his application, 1832, for a pension based on his military service in the American Revolution; the applications, 1838 and 1848, of his wife Letty Moore Bowling (b. ca. 1762) as a widow of a veteran; and a letter, 28 July 1935, from Adelbert Delano Hiller (1892-1946) of the Veterans’ Administration, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Conrad Jamison of Princeton, West Virginia, concerning Bowling’s Revolution service record.
James Bowling was born in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, in 1752. He moved to Amherst County, Virginia, before the American Revolution. Bowling served with the Virginia militia at the battle of Great Bridge and was present at the burning of Norfolk, Virginia. He latter served as a guard for the convention prisoners in Albemarle County, Virginia. After the war, Bowling returned to Amherst County. He married Letty Moore Gillaspie (b. ca. 1762) 7 April 1777, and they had children. Bowling died in Amherst County 12 November 1836.
BOWLING, JAMES, SR.--Amherst, Aug. 20, 1832. Born 1752. Enlisted fall of 1775, under Capt. William Fontaine, serving in Second Virginia, under Col. Woodford, Lt. Col. Charles Scott, and Maj. Hardiman, John Marx being First Lt., Thomas Hughes. Second Lt., and one Robertson, Ensign. Served one year, campaigning about Norfolk at the close of 1775. Was in the battle at Great Bridge about December 9th, where the enemy lost a brave officer, named Fordyce. The British were driven out of Norfolk to their ships, but their fleet cannonaded and burned the town. The American force remained some time at Norfolk, and on leaving it burned what was left. The return was by the same route, but the command remained some time in Suffolk because of sickness. Was discharged near Williamsburg. Served under Capt. Philip Thurmond as guard over the British prisoners in Albemarle Barracks; also as guard over paroled prisoners at Amherst C. H. Just before the capture of Cornwallis, he was on a tour under Col. Meriwether, the three services occupying about six months. [p.57]
More About James Powhattan Bolling: Date born 2: 1752, Saint Marys, Maryland, USA.10 Date born 3: 1752, Saint Marys, ML.10 Date born 4: 1752, St. Mary's Co., MD. Date born 5: 09 Jan 1756, Chesterfield County, VA.11
More About James Powhattan Bolling and Letitia Moore Gillespie: Marriage 1: 07 Apr 1777, Amherst, VA. Marriage 2: 07 Apr 1777, Amherst, Virginia, USA.12
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