Callahan Family Notes

  Revolutionary War records 1782 Washington Co. VA-Capt. Fulkison Precinct Personal Property List: Edward Callahan: Horses 13, Cattle 10, 400 acres on North side of n. fork of Holstein. Actual settlement made in 1774. Listed on Washington Co., VA Surveyors Record 1781-1797. Nov. 29, 1794 Rockingham County, NC Land Deed . Deed book D:231 Ezekiel …

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Migration Patterns

This is another great article in case you run into a brick wall and wonder where your family members could have gone. MIGRATION PATTERNS   Since the first white settlers moved into Kentucky in the late eighteenth century, migration has been primarily responsible for the distribution of the state's residents and has shaped the age-sex …

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Great Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook

Genealogy groups on FacebookGetting started a KHGN getting started group on Genealogyhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1266467566715153/The Cemetery group of Kentuckyhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/470919639662416/Bowling, Bolling and All Spellings (** My Personal Group)https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bolling.Bowlingfamily/Appalachian Americanshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/AppalachianAmericans/Families of Bowlingtown: Where are they now?https://www.facebook.com/groups/133671706769938/KHGN Facebook grouphttps://www.facebook.com/groups/541661725848291/Kentucky Kinfolk: Bowling, Baker, Sizemore, Amis, Combs, Cornett (** My Personal Group).https://www.facebook.com/groups/kentucky.kinfolk/Southeast Kentucky Genealogyhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/327500227286365/Perry County KY history and Genealogyhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/182878495226253/Jackson County KY History and …

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Story of Tristram De Bolling

Son of Robert Bolling and Isabel Thornton; m. 1446 Beatrice Claverly and was father of Rosamund who married Richard Tempest ; m. Ellen and was father of Edward. He fought with his father in the lost cause at Towton in 1461. Survived the aftermath by living with in-laws until his father died. He bequeathed the …

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John Rolfe, Pocahontas, and their son Thomas

 Pocahontas and FamilyOur understanding of the Powhatan and surrounding Native-American peoples is derived primarily from archaeology and the writings of early European explorers and settlers. By about 1300 AD, the tribes of the Coastal Plain lived in semi- sedentary villages supported by small hunting and gathering camps. Increasing reliance on horticulture focused the location of …

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John Jay Dickey Diaries. “Ghosts of Kentucky, Volume 1 Supplement.”

The Following are Abstracts taken from the John Jay Dickey Diaries. “Ghosts of Kentucky, Volume 1 Supplement.”Baker, Rev of the M.E. ChurchRoll 3 Pg 1602 1 Jan 1896 Baker, Mr. A.C.A young lawyer from Covington.  On YMCA Committee.Roll 1 Pg 150,265,423 Feb 1884 / 29 Mar 1885           Jackson Baker, A.W.On town board, his brother and brother-in-law are …

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Rulers of Jerusalem- Boulogne Family (Bolling Family).

I cannot recall the original source of this information, but I have attached all that I had in hopes that interested parties can research further on this subject matter. The Bolling/ Bowling and various spellings have thought to have had their surname changed many times. The original spelling is thought to have been Boulogne, De …

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Bolling Family From England

There are many sources that this information came from, written by Alexander Bolling and the Bolling Family Association. BOLLINGVariations in spelling include Bowlin, Bollen, and Bollin.From The Bolling Family, by Alexander R. Bolling, Jr.. 1990, we learn much about this old family name. The precise moment of origin of the Bolling family, according to the …

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Captain Bill Strong

Breathitt County Genealogical Society Websitehttp://www.breathittcounty.com/StrongsDeath.htmlCaptain Bill Strong (1825-1897) -- Old picture shows Captian Bill Strong near the end of the Civil War just as the many family feuds were about to begin in the mountain section of Eastern Kentucky. Ambush Ends Career Of Captain Bill Strong, Famed Feudal ChieftainYoung Grandson Was Witness To Brutal 1897 …

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Breathitt County Feud 1903 (One of Many).

The Feud In Breathitt County - 1903(Thought to have been written by the president of the S.P. Lees College Institute in Jackson at the time of the feuds.) For several months the gaze of the public press had been turned almost daily upon the little mountain town of Jackson, Kentucky, the county seat of "Bloody …

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Early Lower Troublesome Creek Settlers, Breathitt County Ky

Sharing information from another researcher. Early Lower Troublesome Creek Settlers, Breathitt County  *  By Victor Jones - 2000Troublesome Creek enters into the North Fork of the Kentucky River at Haddix, in Breathitt County, eight miles upstream from Jackson, Kentucky. It meanders from this location southeast, through parts of Breathitt and Perry counties, a distance of …

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The Bowling Name in History

These stats were gathered after I read the book, "The Bowling Name in History" by Ancestry. I have listed some of the most interesting numbers: The Bowling Name in HistoryTimeline in History1840- 110 Bowling Families with most living in Kentucky. (21).1861-1865- 163 Bowling Union Soldiers and 358 Confederate Soldiers.1880- Top Bowling US Occupations- Keeping house, …

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