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From: "Mike Carr" <>
Subject: [KYCLAY] James "Bear Creek Jim" Bowling
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 13:17:01 -0400
This is what I have on James "Bear Creek Jim" Bowling. Can't swear info is
correct, but I hope someone out there can either add to it or tell me where
I am Wrong!!!
Martha Jo Marcum Carr
Descendants of James "Bear Crk Jim" Bowling
Generation No. 1
1. JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3 BOWLING (ELI2, LEVI1) was born February 07, 1807 in
Tennessee, and died February 11, 1882. He married (1) MAHALIA WILSON January
03, 1829 in Bear Creek, Clay Co., Ky., daughter of WILLIAM WILSON and NANCY
HERD. She was born Abt. 1811 in Kentucky. He married (2) MARTHA HARRISON
BENGE January 19, 1855, daughter of JOHN BENGE and PHILADELPHIA HARRISON.
More About MAHALIA WILSON:
Fact 1: Had ten children
More About MARTHA HARRISON BENGE:
Fact 1: Had six children
Children of JAMES BOWLING and MAHALIA WILSON are:
i. IKE4 BOWLING, b. Abt. 1832; d. Abt. 1940; m. LINDA NAPIER.
ii. JOHN E "DUMP" BOWLING, m. SUSAN NAPIER, February 23, 1854, Clay Co, Ky..
iii. JAMES JIM "BUCK" BOWLING, m. SOPHIA HACKER, March 17, 1870; b. 1854.
iv. REBECCA "BETS" BOWLING, d. Never Married.
v. ADAM BOWLING, m. ELIZA A P BENGE, June 03, 1858, Clay Co, Ky..
vi. ELIZABETH BOWLING.
vii. GEORGE BOWLING.
viii. BLEVINS BOWLING.
ix. HOGAN BOWLING.
2. x. IBBY BOWLING, b. Abt. 1853.
Children of JAMES BOWLING and MARTHA BENGE are:
xi. ALFRED4 BOWLING, m. (1) A HAYS; m. (2) ALABAMA BOWLING.
3. xii. DAVID BOWLING, b. 1857.
xiii. ELYINA BOWLING, m. VAN BRITTAN.
4. xiv. PLEASANT BOWLING, b. Of Hector, Ky..
5. xv. SYLVANIA BOWLING.
xvi. DANIEL BOWLING, b. April 19, 1865, Clay Co., Ky.; d. April 15, 1926,
Bear Creek, Clay Co., Ky.; m. SARAH METCALF, 1884; b. March 04, 1868, Clay
Co., Ky.; d. March 11, 1934, Bear Creek, Clay Co., Ky..
Generation No. 2
2. IBBY4 BOWLING (JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) was born Abt. 1853.
She married THOMAS HINKLE May 03, 1877 in Clay Co, Ky., son of WILLIAM
HINKLE and ANNA HACKER. He was born Abt. 1848 in Kentucky.
Children of IBBY BOWLING and THOMAS HINKLE are:
i. JAMES5 HINKLE, b. Abt. 1878.
ii. ELIZABETH HINKLE, b. Abt. 1879.
iii. NANCY HINKLE, b. April 1880.
3. DAVID4 BOWLING (JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) was born 1857. He
married (1) SUSAN GILBERT Bef. 1880, daughter of ROBERT GILBERT and MARY
ROBERTS. She was born 1864. He married (2) SARAH HERD 1894, daughter of
ELIJAH HERD and IBBY BAKER. She was born 1870.
Children of DAVID BOWLING and SUSAN GILBERT are:
i. ROBERT5 BOWLING, b. 1880.
6. ii. ALFORD BOWLING, b. 1881.
iii. MARY BOWLING, b. 1884.
iv. MARTHA BOWLING, b. 1886.
v. SYLVANIA BOWLING, b. 1889.
vi. BENJAMIN BOWLING, b. 1891.
Children of DAVID BOWLING and SARAH HERD are:
vii. BEVE5 BOWLING, b. 1895.
viii. HUGH BOWLING, b. 1897; m. MAUDE COLLINS.
ix. ABRAHAM BOWLING, m. MATTIE CHADWELL.
x. HOWARD BOWLING, m. LILLIAN BOWLING.
xi. EDNA BOWLING, m. GREEN DAVIDSON.
xii. LLOYD BOWLING.
xiii. OLLIE BOWLING.
4. PLEASANT4 BOWLING (JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) was born in Of
Hector, Ky.. He married (1) PURLINA HENSLEY. He married (2) ETHEL GILBERT.
He married (3) MARY JANE "JENNY BRITTON 1884.
Child of PLEASANT BOWLING and MARY BRITTON is:
i. DAU5 BOWLING, m. WILLIAM NAPIER; b. October 1887; d. October 23, 1965.
5. SYLVANIA4 BOWLING (JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) She married JAMES
HOSKINS. He was born in Of Arkansas.
Child of SYLVANIA BOWLING and JAMES HOSKINS is:
i. EMMA5 HOSKINS, m. ESLEY HOLLAND.
Generation No. 3
6. ALFORD5 BOWLING (DAVID4, JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) was born
1881. He married MARY DEZARN, daughter of DAN DEZARN and NANCY YOUNG. She
was born 1883.
Child of ALFORD BOWLING and MARY DEZARN is:
7. i. OTHA6 BOWLING, b. 1905.
Generation No. 4
7. OTHA6 BOWLING (ALFORD5, DAVID4, JAMES "BEAR CRK JIM"3, ELI2, LEVI1) was
born 1905. She married OWEN HERD.
Children of OTHA BOWLING and OWEN HERD are:
i. MARY7 HERD, m. ELDER BAKER.
ii. ALFORD HERD, m. ZELMA HENSLEY.