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  • Name  BOWLES 
    Repository ID  REPO39 
  •  Notes 
    • From: Ted and Freda Noble
      Subject: Bowles/Boles
      Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2005 18:31:08 -0800
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      Thank you. I don't have an Esther Bowles, but the area where she and
      her son lived is near where my earlier Boles/Bowles are found. See
      below. Let me know if you ever see any of these names. This info
      came from other researchers. Freda

      >1 John Boles
      >Birth:ca 1720, In Ireland
      >Death:1796, Abbeville County, S. Carolina
      >John Boles will is dated October 31, 1795. R.L. Guffin
      >John Bole enlisted in the First Troop of Georgia Rangers, formed as
      >a defense against the Indians, under Captain John Milledge, and
      >served to February, 1761. (Colonial Soldiers of the South, Clark)
      >Joh Bole's name appears on a jury list of persons residing near
      >Ninety-six court house who were eligible for jury duty.
      >The name of John Boles appears on a list of soldiers from the Upper
      >Ninety-Six Regiment, South Carolina Militia (200men) who fought at
      >the battle of Kettle Creek in Wilkes County, Georgia.
      >John Boles patented 300 acres of land prior to 1766 in Granville
      >County (now Abbeville) on Long Cane Creek across the Savannah River
      >from Lincoln County, Ga.
      >1783-1786: John Bole's name appears in the original index book of
      >Revolutionary claims filed in South Carolina.
      >31 October 1795. In the name of God Amen, I, John Bole of
      >Abbeville County, South Carolina being weak in body but of sound and
      >perfect mind and memory blessed be God for the same considering the
      >uncertainty of this mortal life do make and publish this my last
      >will and testament in manner following Viz: First I do give and
      >bequeath unto my beloved wife Anne Bole the one half of the land on
      >which I now live to be hers during her life, also one horse and two
      >cows together with all my stock of hogs, plantation tools and
      >household furniture to be for the use of the family. Next I do give
      >and bequeath to my son Henry Bole fifty acres of land as aforesaid
      >his mother's part at her death together with his mare and saddle and
      >a cow and calf. Next I do give and bequeath to my son Isaac Bole
      >fifty acres of land. Next I do give and bequeath to John Carlile,
      >Isaac C. Bole, Andrew Wilson and Mary Ward one heifer each, and to
      >the rest of my sons and son-in-laws five shillings each. I do
      >appoint William Bole and James Carlile executors of this my last
      >will and testament. Signed and sealed this 31st day of October in
      >the year of our Lord 1795. S/John Boles. Signed and sealed in the
      >present of William McKinley, Francis Carlile. Recorded 25 March 1796.
      >Did John have brothers William and Isaiah Bowles? Lincoln County,
      >Ga. 1805land lottery lists????
      >1790 census Abbeville South Carolina
      >John Boals 2 males 16 or over ( John and Harvey)
      > 2 males under 16 (Isaiah and Henry)
      > 2 females (Ann Ramsey & unnamed daughter who married a
      >William Boals 1 male 16 or over
      > 1 male under 16
      > 2 females
      >Spouse:Ann Ramsey
      >Death:1801, AbbevilleCounty, S. Carolina
      >Father:Unknown Ramsey
      >Mother:Jane Harvey
      >Children:James (1765-1836)
      >Isaac C. (1776-1843)
      >John (1831-)
      >Jane (1760-1838)
      >1.1 James Boles Senior
      >Birth:1765, Abbeville, S. Carolina
      >Death:1836, Pike County, Al
      >A J.P. Boles fought with the 53rd partisan Rangers. Gregg Jennings.
      >On application, ordered: That a Passport (to travel through the
      >Creek Indian Naton) be prepared for Messrs. Isaac Ledbetter and
      >James Bolles from the county of Jones in this State which was
      >present and signed. 1810. Passports of Southeastern Pioneers
      >1770-1823, page 268: Executive Department, Thursday 4th October
      >James Boles, Sr., of Wallers District, Jones County, Georgia, and
      >his family moved to Aabama, problably in oxen drawn two-wheeled
      >carts or by walking.
      >James Boles, Sheriff, elected 6 September 1827, and Isaac Ledbetter,
      >first county judge, 21 Novm, 1826. From Piney Woods Echoes, Watson.
      >Children:Elijah (1808-1894)
      >Isaac (1815-)
      >James (ca1800->1860)
      >Isaiah (ca1790-)
      >1.2 Isaac C. Boles
      >Birth:1776, South Carolina
      >Death:1843, Marion County, Missippie
      >Named in his grandfather's will. RLG
      >Spouse:Elizabeth Brown Williams
      >Death:aft 1860, Talladega County, Al.
      >Children:Margaret Brown (1799-)
      >1.3 John Boles Jr.
      >Birth:Mar 1831, AbbevilleCounty, S. Carolina
      >Spouse:Unknown (Boles)
      >1.4 Isaiah Boles
      >1.5 Henry Boles
      >1.6 William Boles
      >Spouse:Martha Carlile
      >Children:Isaac C. (1776-1843)
      >1.7 Mary Boles
      >Mary was named in her father's will. RLG
      >Spouse:William Ward
      >1.8 unknown Boles
      >Spouse:John Carlile
      >1.9a Jane Boles*
      >Death:22 Jul 1838
      >Jane's grave is in the Old Rocky River Cemetery, Abbeville County,
      >S. Carolina. RLG
      >Tombstone gives age of 77, which would put her birthyear at 1760/61. RLG
      >Spouse:Samuel Young (S)
      >Other spouses:Andrew Wilson
      >1.9b Jane Boles* (See above)
      >Spouse:Andrew Wilson
      >Other spouses:Samuel Young (S)
      >1.10 Margaret Boles
      >Spouse:James Carlile