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  1. Samuel Jackson Bolling: Birth: 29 FEB 1816 in South Carolina. Death: 17 NOV 1891 in Butler County, AL


Sources
1. Title:   1850 Census, Perry County, AL, Radfordsville Beat, household 49, Image 8

Notes
a. Note:   November 6, 1799, Laurens, SC Estate Book A-1, pp. 253-254 Inventory of the estate of Jethro Walker, dec'd. by Benjamin Wilson, John Bowlings, James Bell (total not given). Estate Book A-1, pp. 254-255 James Bell was one of the purchasers at the estate sale for Jethro Walker on Nov. 1, 1799. Laurens County Will Book C-1, p. 81, September 10, 1803 In the estate of Robert M. McCrarey, deceased. Wife, Marey applies to administer the estate with John Boling and John McCrary her securtity on a bond of $7,000. The commission approved by John A. Elmore, Justice of Quorum. Recorded, David Anderson, Ordy. Laurens County, South Carolina Common Court Minutes LDS Film 1029271 In the Common Pleas Nov Term 1809 John Abercrombie vs John Boling} Atta The Jury No. 2. (to wit) Samuel Goodman, John Parks, James Hughes, Wm Ruttiage, Joseph Jones, Zach. Gray, David Fowler, James Pool, James Hambleton, George Dillard, Fielder Wells, & Jonathan Duncan, Executed this writ of Enquiry and returned the following Verdict, viz, We find for the Plaintiff one hundred and fifty Dollars with Interest from the first March 1808 & Costs. (The above Entered of the 13th Nov. 1809) Saml. Goodman, Foreman James Abercrombie vs John Boling On motion of M Creswell Plaintiffs Attorney Ordered that the bed and furniture Cow and calf acknowledged by Abe Boling, Tully Boling & Samuel Boling who were summoned as Garnishees, in this case, to be in their possession the property of the absent debtor to be sold and the money arrising from the sale thereof be appropriated towards the payment of the debt, Interest and costs in this case. Also ordered that the Interest of the said absent debtor in his Fathers estate or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to Satisfy the Judgment in this case be condemned in the hands of the said Abe Boling, Tully Boling, & Samuel Boling, Executrix and Exors or the last will and testament of Samuel Boling decd. Subject to the life estate of Abe Boling the mother of the absent Debtor. From Melba Dingler 2/15/2007: We know John ran a hotel in Greenville, but would think some of the other land was in what is the Bolling community between Greenville and Georgiana [Butler Co., AL]. 1850 Census, Butler County, AL., Greenville Township, hh 199, Image 1 John Bolling, 63, farmer, $10,650, born VA Samuel J. Bolling, 33, Probate Judge, SC Mary, 28, GA. John, 11, AL. Lucinda, 6, AL. Samuel, 4, AL. E. W. Pickens, 45, Clerk of Court, SC Jesse N. Denis, 23, Lawyer, AL Samuel Brown, 40, Teacher, Ireland P. D. Costellow, 26, Law student, New York W. W. Lacklie, 30, Shoe Maker, SC 1860 Census, Butler County, AL. hh 1919, Precinct 12, Image 24 John Bolling, age 78, Hotel Keeper, $32,600, $7,835, born VA S. M. Bolling, age 59, female, Overseer, born SC See John Thornberry Bolling Hudson who is a possible descendant of John Bolling of Butler Co., AL. Butler County Alabama 1815 to 1885 book written by JohnBuckner Little.   In chapter eight Little is talking about the early daysof Greenville AL.  On page 83, paragraph two he states:  "TheBolling Hotel with John Bolling as proprietor, was situated south of thecourthouse.  The proprietor of this primitive inn sold whisky andgroceries to his customers on the spot where the Bolling Bar now stands, andkept the accounts of his debtors on the walls of his store with long marks ofcharcoal. Old Uncle Johnnie was a rare specimen of Butlerian character and manyinteresting tales are still told of his native originality and shrewddisposition shown in the accumulation of this world's goods.  It is saidof this good old financier that he never allowed an opportunity for making adime to pass without making good use of it." [sent by researcher Betty Sparks, Mar 2011)
b. Note:   John's parents lived in Henry Co., VA prior to their move to SC.


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