John Bolling

COLONEL JOHN1 BOLLING, JR1 was born January 20, 1700/01 at “Cobbs”, Chesterfield County, Virginia2, and died September 06, 1757 in Chesterfield County, Virginia3. He married ELIZABETH BLAND BLAIR4 August 01, 1728 in Chesterfield County, Virginia5,6, daughter of ARCHIBALD BLAIR and SARAH ARCHER. She was born April 04, 17127, and died April 22, 17758.

More About COLONEL JOHN BOLLING, JR:
Military service: Commander of the Chesterfield militia8
Probate: 1757, Chesterfield County, Virginia8
Public Office: Burgess for Goochland County, Virginia, 1727-1728; Burgess for Henrico County, 1743-1749; Burgess for Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1752-17578
Residence: “Cobbs,” Henrico County, Virginia; Goochland County, Virginia on his father’s lands there before his father’s death.8,9
Will Dated: September 04, 1749, Chesterfield County, Virginia10

Children of JOHN BOLLING and ELIZABETH BLAIR are:

i. THOMAS2 BOLLING, SR11, b. July 07, 1735, Varina, Henrico County, Virginia12; d. August 07, 180413; m. ELIZABETH GAY13, November 24, 175714; b. September 173814; d. November 27, 181314.

More About THOMAS BOLLING, SR:

Education: William and Mary College, Williamsburg, York County, Virignia15
Fact 1: Bet. 1774 – 1776, A member of the Committee of Safety of Chesterfield County, Virginia15
Military service: Served as Major in the Chesterfield militia during the Revolutionary War.15
Public Office: Justice in Chesterfield County, Virginia15
Residence: “Cobbs,” Henrico County, Virginia16

ii. JOHN BOLLING III17, b. June 24, 173718; d. April 180019; m. MARY JEFFERSON20, January 24, 1760, Albemarle County, Virginia21; b. October 01, 1741, “Shadwell,” Albemarle County, Virginia22,23

More About JOHN BOLLING III:

Medical Information: Alcoholic24
Public Office: Member of the House of Burgesses for Goochland County, Virginia; 1766-1768; Member of the House of Delegates for Chesterfield County, 177825
Residence: “Chestnut Hill,” Chesterfield County, Virginia; Goochland County, Virginia26

iii. COLONEL ROBERT BOLLING27, b. August 17, 1738, “Varina,” Henrico County, Virginia28,29; d. 1775, Buckingham County, Virginia30; m. (1) MARY BURTON31, June 05, 176332; b. Abt. 174932; d. May 02, 1764, Jordan’s32; m. (2) SUSANNAH WATSON33, Abt. May 31, 1765, Amherst County, Virginia34; b. , “The Brooke,” Henrico County, Virginia35

More About COLONEL ROBERT BOLLING:

Education: Bet. 1751 – 1755, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, under “the celebrated Mr John Clarke”, 1751-1755; studied law under Benjamin Waller, 175636
Fact 1: Wrote equally well in French, Latin, and Italian36
Fact 2: Interested in the cultivation of the grape in Virignia36
Public Office: Member of the House of Burgesses for Buckingham County, Virginia, 1761-1765
Residence: “Chellow,” Buckingham County, Virginia36,37

iv. MARY BOLLING, b. July 06, 174438 m. RICHARD BLAND III, October 08, 176139; b. 173139; d. 177639.

v. EDWARD BOLLING, b. September 09, 174640; d. August 10, 177040.

More About EDWARD BOLLING:

Marital Status: Never married40
Probate: October 01, 1770, Amherst County, Virginia40
Will Dated: July 13, 1769, Amherst County, Virginia40

vi. ARCHIBALD BOLLING41,42, b. March 20, 1749/5042 m. (1) SARAH CARY43, 177044; b. February 23, 175345; d. October 177346; m. (2) JANE RANDOLPH47,48, October 01, 177449; b. November 19, 175549; d. March 179649.

More About ARCHIBALD BOLLING:

Residence: Buckingham County, Virginia50,51

vii. ANNE BOLLING, b. February 07, 1751/5252 m. WILLIAM DANDRIDGE52

viii. SARAH BOLLING, b. June 16, 174852 m. JOHN TAZEWELL52,53; b. Bet. 1744 – 1748, Northampton County, Virginia53; d. April 07, 1781, “Tazewell Hall,” Williamsburg, York County, Virginia53.

More About JOHN TAZEWELL:

Burial: 1781, “Tazewell Hall,” Williamsburg, York County, Virginia53
Education: College of William and Mary 53
Occupation: Attorney; Professor; Judge53,54
Public Office: Clerk of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1776-1778; Member of the Williamsburg Council55

Endnotes

 

1. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 6.
2. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 219.
3. Robert Bolling, II Woos Anne Miller, 16.
4. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 7.
5. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 219.
6. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 221.
7. Anne Bolling Slaughter Flynn Bible Records.
8. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 221.
9. Du Bellet, Louise Pecquet, Some Prominent Virginia Families, Volume II, (J P Bell Company Publishers, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1907), 493.
10. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 221.
11. Bell, Landon C, The Old Free State, Volume II, (The William Byrd Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1927), 290.
12. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 7.
13. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
14. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 7.
15. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 224.
16. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 254.
17. Bentley, Elizabeth Petty, Indexed by, Virginia Marriage Records, Marriage Bonds in Goochland County, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1984.), 198.
18. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
19. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 36.
20. Notes from the Records of Albemarle County, 6.
21. Thomas Jefferson An Intimate History, 59.
22. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 224.
23. Thomas Jefferson An Intimate History, 48.
24. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 36, “NOTE: Latrobe, in CHART, states that John Bolling (1737-1800) was called ‘The old Indian’, and in MEMOIR, pp. 27 and 28, John’s brother Robert explains that John ‘was addicted to strong drink, and in consequence of that propensity was familiarly called ‘The old Indian’.”
25. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225.
26. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 224.
27. George Markham Family Bible Records.
28. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
29. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225.
30. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225, “In the Virginia Gazette, July 29, 1775, it is noted that “last Friday” died Col Robert Bolling, of Buckingham County.”
31. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
32. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 39.
33. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
34. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225.
35. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 39.
36. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225.
37. George Markham Family Bible Records.
38. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 222.
39. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume IV, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 209.
40. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 223.
41. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 29.
42. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 103.
43. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 29, 223.
44. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 223.
45. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 29.
46. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 225.
47. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 7.
48. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 29.
49. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 103.
50. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 223.
51. Brown, Stuart E, Jr., Myers, Lorraine F, Chappel, Eileen M, Pocahontas’ Descendants, (The Pocahontas Foundation, 1985), 103.
52. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 223.
53. Revised under the direction of BRUCE F JAMERSON, Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Delegates 1776-1996, (Richmond, Virginia, 1996), 11.
54. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Some Prominent Families, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 223.
55. Revised under the direction of BRUCE F JAMERSON, Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Delegates 1776-1996, (Richmond, Virginia, 1996), 11.

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