John A Bolling and Melvina Jane Craft

John Daniel Bolling
and Melvina Jane Craft

John Daniel Bolling b 22 Sept 1837 d 4 Mar 1906 buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA s/o Jeremiah Jerry Bolling and Providence Short. John Daniel Bolling m. about 1859 Letcher Co KY to Melvina Jane Viny Craft b 1842 Letcher Co KY d 1916 Letcher Co KY, Eslin Bolling Cemetery, South Fork, Pound, Wise County, VA, d/o Archelous Cheed Craft and Nancy Jane Polly. (1860 Wise Co VA Census). Children of John Daniel Bolling and Melvina Jane "Vina" Craft;

1. Van Buren Bolling b 12 May 1860 Wise Co VA d 1928; m. Ida Adams b 1863. Children of Van Buren Bolling and Ida Adams;

i. Clyde Bolling b 1883 d 1939; m. Laura Ellen Mullins b 1884 d 1969.

ii. Maggie Bolling b 1886 d 1958; m. 26 May 1913 Wise Co VA to Emory W Evans s/o J M Evans and F E Unknown.

2. Mary Elizabeth "Eliza" Bolling b 9 Jun 1861 Wise Co VA d 6 Jun 1940 Wise Co VA; m. 11 Feb 1879 Wise Co VA to John D Boggs b 2 Aug 1860 Wise Co VA d 8 Jul 1933 Wise Co VA; buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Joseph Boggs and Sarah Unknown.

3. Nancy Bolling b 30 Dec 1863 Wise Co VA d 21 May 1928 Wise Co VA; buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 16/18 Mar 1883 Wise Co VA to William Harrison "Billy" Riggs b 30 Jul 1864 VA d 1953; s/o Henderson Riggs and Sarah J Stallard. William Harrison "Billy" Riggs m. Sarah Caroline Lipps b 21 Jun 1868 Wise Co VA; buried Pine Grove Cemetery, Bush Creek, Wise Co VA; d/o Jacob W Lipps and Elizabeth Jane Unknown. Susan Caroline Lipps m. 3 Aug 1887 Wise Co VA to Fitzhugh Lee Wells b 1863 VA; s/o Ellington Wells and Elizabeth Kilgore. Susan Caroline Lipps m. E Lemuel Phipps

4. Mack David Bolling b 12 Mar 1865 Wise Co VA d 1945 Wise Co VA; buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 15 Feb 1887 Wise Co VA to Emily Rachel Dotson b 30 May 1867 Wise Co VA d 23 Jan 1953; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o Andrew Jackson Dotson and Elizabeth Frances "Betsy" Stallard. Children of Mack David Bolling and Jeremiah Bolling;

i. Viva Jane Bolling b 1888 d 1926; m. Joshua M Short

ii. Cora Bolling b 12 Sept 1892 Wise Co VA d 6 Mar 1926 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 1 Oct 1912 Wise Co VA to Ewing Oliver Stidham b 1890 Wise Co VA; s/o John Franklin Stidham and Sarah Margaret Gardner.

iii. Ada Melvina Bolling b 25 Sept 1894 Wise Co VA d 31 Dec 1929 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 11 Jun 1913 Wise Co VA to Alexander Short b 3 Aug 1893 Wise Co VA d 4 Mar 1959 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o James Robert Shortt and Elizabeth Unknown.

iv. Orbin Bolling b 1897 d 1957; m. Maggie Short

v. Maggie Bolling b 1899 d 1971; m. Henry Elliott Clark

vi. Lillie Victoria Bolling b 1901; m. Willard Francis Hubbard

vii. Laura Bolling b 1904 d 1971; m. Oscar Doane

viii. Emerson Bolling b 1909 d 1974; m. Opal Hubbard b 1916 d 1943.

5. Reuben Bolling b about 1867; m. 17 Feb 1887 Wise Co VA to Emily Dotson b about 1867.

6. John Preston Bolling b 12 May 1860 Wise Co VA d 1954; m. Samantha Stidham b 1874 d 1926. John Preston Bolling m. Rosie Addington Hall. Children of John Preston Bolling and Samantha Stidham;

i. Leonard Bolling b 1889 d 1965; m. 22 Dec 1911 Wise Co VA to Mary Belle Salyers b 1892. Children of Leonard Bolling and Mary Belle Salyers;

I. Vonda Mae Bolling m. David Kennedy; m. 2nd to Kermit Miller.

ii. Minnie Belle Bolling b 1890 d 1965; m. 7 Dec 1911 Wise Co VA to Worley Purkey; s/o D F Purkey and Lucinda Unknown.

iii. Charlie Bolling b 1895 d 1960; m. 3 Apr 1915 Wise Co VA to Palmyra Gardner b 1895 d 1971; d/o Daniel Gardner and Elizabeth Unknown.

iv. Everett Bolling b 1898 d 1951; m. 8 Mar 1924 Wise Co VA to Viola Addington b 1902; d/o Jasper Addington and Lou Unknown.

v. Lafe Bolling b 1902 d 1942; m. Cassie Pruitt

vi. Ida Mae Bolling b 1905; m. Frank Barrett Still

vii. Delbert Bolling b 1909; m. Jenette Hall d/o Letcher Hall and Rosie Addington.

viii. Norma Bolling b 1913; m. Stephenson G Thomas

7. Martha E Bolling b 6 Mar 1869 Wise Co VA d 27 Jun 1958; m. 10/12 Aug 1886 Wise Co VA to Granville Gardner b about 1866; s/o William H Gardner and Senah Kilgore. Children of Martha E Bolling and Granville Gardner;

i. Henry Gardner

ii. Infant Female Gardner b 30 Sept 1891 d 15 Oct 1891 Letcher Co KY.

iii. Unknown Gardner

iv. Unknown Gardner

v. Unknown Gardner

vi. Ray Gardner

vii. Emory Gardner

viii. Emma Gardner m. Unknown Minix

8. Rora Alice Bolling b 15 Jun 1871 Wise Co VA d 7 Nov 1918 Wise Co VA; m. 6/7 Mar 1889 Wise Co VA to David T Dotson b 20 Apr 1870 TN d 11 Nov 1959 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Andrew Jackson Dotson and Elizabeth Frances "Betsy" Stallard. Children of David T Dotson and Rora Alice Bolling;

i. Viola D. Dotson b 1890 Wise Co VA d 1961 Wise Co VA; m. 25 Jun 1909 Wise Co VA to Joe Henry Shortt b 1883 Wise Co VA d 1965 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetrey, Wise Co VA; s/o Alexander P Short and Kisiah Hayes

ii. Arlena Dotson b 1892 Wise Co VA d 1956 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 26 Mar 1912 Wise Co VA to Willard M Shortt b 1 May 1888 Wise Co VA d 14 Apr 1973 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o James "Harve" Short and Ida Bell Bolling.

iii. Callie J. Dotson b 1900 Wise Co VA d 1975 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. Earl Wheatley b 1904 d 1974 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA.

iv. Carson Dotson

v. Crossie Dotson

vi. Webster Dotson

vii. Harry Dotson

viii. Claude Dotson

David T Dotson m. Ina Slaughter

9. Archelous Cheed Bolling b 6 Feb 1872 Wise Co VA d 25 Dec 1897 Wise Co VA; buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA m. Purthia Jane "Sy" Webb b 1876 d 1957. Children of Archelious Bolling and Purthia Jane Webb;

i. Oliver  Bolling b 1895 d 1970; m. Lathie Adams b 1912

ii. Alvin Bolling b 1897 Wise Co VA d 1967 Wise Co VA; m. 23 Dec 1933 Wise Co VA to Vioma S "Oma" Sturgill b 1906 Wise Co VA d 1965 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o Daniel Sturgill and Katie P Phillips.

10. Jeremiah Eslin "Jerry" Bolling b 2 May 1875 Wise Co VA d 7 Jul 1952 Wise Co VA; m. 1 Aug 1896 Wise Co VA to Lilly Dotson b about 1877 d/o Andrew Jackson Dotson and Elizabeth Frances "Betsy" Stallard. Jeremiah Eslin "Jerry" Bolling m. Martha P Unknown b 21 May 1875 d 22 Sept 1957 Wise Co VA; buried Jeremiah Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA.

11. Tabitha E "Bitha" Bolling b 11 May 1877 Wise Co VA d 6 Sept 1960 Wise Co VA; buried Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 6/7 Apr 1893 Wise Co VA to John F Dotson b 5 Mar 1873 TN; buried Bolling Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Andrew Jackson Dotson and Elizabeth Frances "Betsy" Stallard. Children of John F Dotson and Tabitha E "Bitha" Bolling;

i. Oscar Dotson b 1895 Wise Co VA; m. 20 Jul 1917 Wise Co VA to Maggie Vest b 1898 Wise Co VA; d/o James M Vest and Dicy Countiss.

ii. Laura Dotson b 1896 Wise Co VA

iii. Lizzie Dotson b 1898 Wise Co VA; m. 25 Aug 1913 Wise Co VA to Edward Hounshell b about 1895 KY; s/o Henry Hounshell and Rebecca A Unknown.

iv. Moniebill Dotson b 1903 Wise Co VA

12. Margaret Bolling b 1879 Wise Co VA d 1954 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 1 Jan 1894 Wise Co VA to Creed McDowell Short b 12 Apr 1875 Wise Co VA d 29 Jul 1941 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Daniel A Short and Mary Jane Stallard. Children of Creed McDowell Short and Margaret Bolling;

i. Arthur Short b 1897 Wise Co VA d 1962 Wise Co VA; buried Mt Zion Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. Lucy Unknown b 1898

ii. Laura D Short b 1899 Wise Co VA

iii. Lonnie Short b 1903 Wise Co VA

iv. Oakley Short b 1907 Wise Co VA

13. Eavery E "Eva" Bolling b 14 Nov 1882 Wise Co VA d 17 Sept 1972 Wise Co VA; buried Wampler Cemetery, Norton, Wise Co VA; m. 22 May 1902 Wise Co VA to Jonathon W Wampler b 11 Apr 1882 Wise Co VA d 18 Jul 1981 Wise Co VA; buried Wampler Cemetery, Norton, Wise Co VA; s/o Israel Franklin Wampler and Sarah E Hunsucker.

( Source: Jeannie Dobbs - rndobbs@sbcglobal.net )


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