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John Bolling 1795-1854 m.1 Tabitha Dorcas Redding 1800-1849 m.2 ElizaWeston 1808-1855 
s/o John Bolling 1780-1854 & Lucille Randolph 1777-1850 
d/o

1795 born Randolph, NC [some sources say 1795] [Index to DelayedBirth Certificates, Boling, John Cochran, Roll #NCVR-B-C081-68002,Book 8 p269) (doc) 

1810 Federal Census Randolph, NC [Males <10=3; Males 10-15=1; Males16-25=1; Males 26-44=1; Females 10-15=1; Females 26-44=1] (doc) 
???1820 Federal Census 

1820 Dec 15 married Tabitha Dorcas Redding in Randolph, NC [RandolphCounty Court Records] [Marriage Bond #000110625, NC Marriage Bonds,1741-1868 Image 006631, Randolph Record #01 020; Jonathan Reding,bondsman, witness Hugh McCain] [Randolph County Marriage BondsRegister: lists John Boling and Tabitha Reding, Bond: 15 Dec 1820;page 20] (doc) 

aft 1820 son John born in Randolph, NC 

aft 1820 son Francis born in Randolph, NC 

1821 Oct 1 daughter Lovey born in Rowan, NC [m. David Gordon 30 Jan1845 in Salem, Washington, IN] 

1822 Oct 9 son Henry born in Randolph, NC [m. Ruth Pauley 2 Sep 1845in Vermillion, IN] 

1826 son Jesse Charles born in NC [m. nd Emily Julia Dickeson] 
1828 son Augustus born in Randolph, NC 

abt 1828-29 Moved to Washington Co, Indiana 

1830 Federal Census Washington IN [Males <5=2; Males 5-9=1; Males20-29=1; Females 20-29=1] (doc) 

1831 Jun 3 son Redding born in Washington, IN [m. Lucinda Pauley 11Mar 1848 in Edgar, IL] 

1832 May 15 daughter Martha Ellen born in Washington, IN [m. WilliamAlexander McClanahan 3 Aug 1856 in Washington, IN] [Her deathcertificate 4 Feb 1905 (#137-4) states her parents were John Bowlinand Dorcas Redding, both born in Indiana] (doc) 

1836 son Elijah born in Monroe Twp, Washington, IN [m.1 Margaret JDalton 12 May 1858; m.2 Sarah Jane Jones 8 Mar 1866 in Washington, IN] 

1838 son Alvin James born in Washington, IN [m. Margaret Gordon 24Jan 1861 in Salem, Washington, IN] 

1840 daughter Sarah J born in Washington, IN 

1840 Federal Census Monroe Washington, IN [Federal Census MonroeTwp, Washington, IN [Males <5=2; Males 5-9=1; Males 15-19=2; Males40-49=1; Females <5=1; Females 5-9=1; Females 15-19=1; Females40-49=1; Employed in Agriculture=3] (doc) 

1840 Federal Census Washington, Washington, IN [Male 50-59=1; Female50-59=1; 1 employed in agriculture] (doc) 

1843 daughter Sela A born in Washington, IN 

1849 Feb 13 wife Tabitha died in Washington, IN 

1850 Mar 10 married Eliza Weston in Washington, IN (doc) 

1850 Nov 4 Federal Census Monroe Twp, Washington, IN [John Bowling50; Eliza Bowling 42; Elijah Bowling 14; Alvin Bowling 12; SarahBowling 10; Sela A Bowling 7; Andrew Weston 7; Jacob Weston 4] (doc) 

1850 death of his mother Lucille Randolph in Randolph, NC 

1854 death of Father John Bolling in Monroe City, Washington, IN 

1854 May 5 burial in IN