Bowlings & Baker Family Connections!

Recently dove into the Baker Family doing some research of the connections between the two families, and wow.... They go back a long Way! I had hit a brick wall with Benjamin Bowling Sr, without proof if he was a descendant to Col. Robert Bolling. I found another connection with his daughter Mollie Bowling who …

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John Renty Baker- First Settler of Owsley County, Kentucky.

   Owsley County was formed in 1843 from portions of Clay, Breathitt, and Estill Counties and was named for Governor William Owsley. Owsley County was Kentucky's 96th county. Parts of Owsley County were used to form Jackson County in 1858 and Lee County in 1870. The first settlers in Owsley County were John Renty Baker and …

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Jason Walker Bowling interview with John J. Dickey Diary.

Jason Walker BOLLING, Benge [Clay Co], Kentucky, June 15, 1898. Dr. John J. Dickey Diary, Fleming County, Ky. Recorded in the 1870's and beyond. Reprinted inKentucky Explorer, Volume 10, No 4 - September, 1995. p. 86)My great grandfather, Jesse BOLLING, came to Kentucky in 1810. My grandfather, Elijah BOLLING was born at the Three Forks …

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