Title: Louisville (KY) Herald-Post: Kentucky Kinfolks, Location: Louisville, KY (1930s)
Title: 1850 Census, Hart Co., KY
Page: Household 946
Note: nder Gen Buckner then Gen John A. Morgan. Captured w/others in Morgans unit on raid into Ohio. POW until war over. Farm on Green River was 193 acres. 1850 Census, Hart County, KY, hh 946 William W. Bowling, 56, farmer, born VA, value of estate $4500 Martha, 46, born KY Susan, 24, female, born KY Milly, 22, female, born KY Samuel B, 17, male, farmer, born KY Richard D, 15, male, farmer, born KY William W, 13, male, born KY Mary S, 7, male, born KY Isaiah Brickey, 5, male, born KY (Not sure of the second name’s spelling on this one) (Note: William W. Bowling and George W. Bowling are on the same census.) 1860 Census, Rio, Hart County, KY, hh 165 W.W. Bowling, 61. farmer, value of real estate $1700, value of personal estate $6000, born in Virginia Martha, 55, born KY R.W., 26, male, farm hand, value of personal estate $280, born KY William W., 22, male, farm hand Mary S., 16, female Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed., 1885, Hart County. DR. WILLIAM WOOD BOWLING is a practicing physician residing in Hart County, Ky., where he was born November 1, 1837. His father, William Wood Bowling, was born in Albemarle County, Va., February 19, 1799; marrried, in 1820, Miss Martha Coombs, and became the father of three sons and five daughters: Samuel B. (deceased), Richard W., William W., Pamelia (Alderson), Eliza Lester, Susan Wood, Elvira (Adair) and Mary S. (Gaddie). Martha (Coombs) Bowling was born February 8, 1804, and is yet living; her parents, Aden and Pamelia (Williams) Coombs, were natives of Virginia, and later residents of Hardin, now Hart County. William Wood Bowling was a farmer, and died June 22, 1863; his parents, Jonathan and Susan Wood Bowling, were of English extraction, and natives of Albemarle County, Va. The former was born May 22, 1767, and the latter November 10, 1877. They were married in Albemarle County, Va., moved to Kentucky as early as 1804, and located in Hardin County (now Hart). William W. Bowling received a fair common school education while residing at home. In 1859 he entered the Columbia College, in Adair County; he continued in school until the beginning of the civil war, when he entered the army, and for two years served under Gen. S. B. Buckner, and afterward under Gen. John A. Morgan. He was captured with others of Morgan's command on their raid into Ohio. He was held a prisoner of war until the fall of the Confederacy, when he returned home. He taught school and read medicine, and, in 1868, entered the medical department of the University of Louisville, from which he graduated in 1871. He also attended, in 1885, the New York Polyclinic School of Practical Medicine and Surgery. His marriage with Miss M. Ermine Doran was celebrated December 22, 1868; they are the parents of four sons: William David, born May 25, 1870; Richard Lee, June 23, 1873; Curtis Wood, April 1, 1875, and Larry Burk, April 5, 1877. Mrs. Bowling was born November 2, 1849. Her parents, David and Letitia (Handley) Doran, were residents of Hart County. The former was of Irish parentage and a native of Grayson County; the latter was of English descent and a native of Marion County. The Doctor and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. He is a Royal Arch Mason in Gilead Chapter, No. 87,also a member of the society of K. of H. His farm of 193 acres lies on the waters of Green river and is well improved. The Doctor divides his time between the practice of his profession and superintending his farming interests.
Note: Dr Bowling [son of William Wood Bowling] served in Civil War - 2 years u
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