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Descendants of James W. or B. Bowling & Margaret unknown

Generation No. 1

1. JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING was born Abt. 18191. He married MARGARET.

More About JAMES W. OR B. BOWLING:

Occupation: Carpenter2

Children of JAMES BOWLING and MARGARET are:

i. JOSEPH2 BOWLING, b. Abt. 1838.

ii. HENRY C. BOWLING, b. Abt. 1842.

2. iii. MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN BOULDIN, b. Jul 1844, TN; d. 1915-1920.

iv. CALVIN BOWLING, b. Abt. 1848.

v. JEREMIAH C. BOWLING, b. Abt. 1852.

vi. WM. BOWLING, b. Abt. 1866.

 

Generation No. 2

2. MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2 BOULDIN (JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING)3 was born Jul 1844 in TN4, and died 1915-1920. He met (1) UNKNOWN. He married (2) SARAH A. KNIGHT5 01 May 1865 in Franklin Co., TN.

Notes for MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN BOULDIN:

Milton's Name on his daughter Mollie's Death Certificate (Mrs. Mollie Conn) in 1933: East Bolton

Milton's Name on his son Tom's Death Certificate (Thomas Henry Bolden) in 1933: E.M. Bolden

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BETWEEN 1880 AND 1900: NAME CHANGE FOR MILTON BOWLING

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[see transcriber notes at end of document]

[as written on page 1]

Starting in 1850 and then 1860-70 and 1880, the names changed a little in spelling but phonetically remained about the same with Bowling - Bowlin - Bowlin & in 1880 Boling, for which only the W was dropped.

Speculating on why the big change occurred in 1900 census Eastman Madison Bouldin - This is the first written example of the "D" in the last name -

In 1880, Thomas's father was Milton E. The E. was probably for Eastman: So Eastman became the 1st name & the Milton part was eliminated and the name Madison became the middle name and the last name became Bouldin -

The middle name Madison probably was taken from Thos's brother four (4) yrs. Thomas' senior. Perhaps he'd passed and the taking of his name helped to perpetuate his memory. After 1900 most everyone referred to Thomas' father simply as "East."

East would have had no reason to change his name but Thomas would have had some excellent reasons. His big brother Willie was killed while working on the R.R., when he was only 23 yrs. old. Thomas was only about 10 yrs. old at this time but he could probably remember it vividly. Probably Willie was a hero in eyes of Thomas. He had such an exciting job. He traveled all over. 'Twas more exciting than the hum-drum jobs in the mines, sawmills or farming. Thos. wanted to be a part of this R.R. work. Perhaps the fact that Willie was killed in R.R. accident, there was some reluctance to hire another from the same immediate family. That would fit right in with the perfect reason to prevail upon his father to change the name so much, there would not be any reason to suspect any connection. The accident was 11 yrs. ago. Willie was married, had one child, & another was on the way. So this new family was probably the one listed, not the one from which he came. So Thomas' father's name would not seem to have any connection to Willie's father as 1-2nd & last names were all different. Thomas wanted that R.R. job real bad.

[as written on page 2]

Bowling-Bolin - Bowlin - Boling - Bouldin

He not only got Milton, now Eastman, to change his name, but he had to falsify his age also. He gave the yr of birth as 1880, instead of 1879 (true year)

His tombstone lists B. as 1880, but a check of death certificate reveals true date 1879 - Thos was actually 31 when he began R.R. work, instead of the recorded 30. Prob. Co. had a begin age limit of 30 - It was a lot of work, getting hired by the R.R. but Thomas was persistent and finally got his dream job the R.R. - No more boring jobs like farming - mining or sawmill. Travel - Excitement of new places all the time. That was the life. Other young men could be very envious of his occupation now. He was working at something they could all admire.

The other two brothers, Andrew and Walter were 27 and 20 respectively when Thos began work in 1910 - They cooperated in the name change which by the time Thos began work in 1910, Bouldin had become Bolden, a far cry from the original Bowling of 1850.

The reason for discrepancy of age on tombstone & true age on Death Cert., very simple. Thos' wife received survivor benefits check, approx of Thos. pension, as long as she lived. Surviving would have been very difficult for her in 1933 w/o this assistance.

[Transcriber Notes: Transcribed Sept. 11, 2000 from a handwritten document written by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. Original is in my possession.]

 

More About MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN BOULDIN:

Occupation: Sawyer/carpenter in sawmill

Notes for SARAH A. KNIGHT:

Sarah's Name on (step?)-daughter Mollie's death certificate (Mrs. Mollie Conn) in 1933: Serrah Knight

Sarah's Name on son Thomas's death certificate in 1933: Sarah Knight

Child of MILTON BOULDIN and UNKNOWN is:

3. i. MOLLY "MOLLIE"3 BOULDIN, b. Abt. 10 Jun 1861; d. 16 Jan 1933, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN.

 

Children of MILTON BOULDIN and SARAH KNIGHT are:

ii. WILLIAM BRYANT3 BOWLIN, b. Abt. 1865.

iii. MARGARET BOWLIN, b. May 1869.

4. iv. DOLLY BOULDIN, b. 16 Oct 1872; d. 31 Jan 1938.

5. v. THOMAS HENRY BOLDEN, b. 15 Dec 1879, Franklin or Coffee Co., TN; d. 08 Nov 1933, Estill Springs, Spring Creek Community, Franklin Co., TN.

6. vi. ANDREW J. BOLDEN, b. Sep 1882, Franklin Co., TN; d. Abt. 1957, Franklin Co. or Coffee Co., TN.

7. vii. NANNIE BOULDIN, b. Jan 1887; d. Winchester, Franklin Co., TN.

8. viii. WALTER BOULDIN, b. Nov 1889; d. Unknown.

 

Generation No. 3

3. MOLLY "MOLLIE"3 BOULDIN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING)6 was born Abt. 10 Jun 1861, and died 16 Jan 1933 in Decherd, Franklin Co., TN7. She married DOCK CONN 05 Oct 18898.

Children of MOLLY BOULDIN and DOCK CONN are:

i. SIMON?4 CONN.

ii. E.M. CONN, d. Aft. 19859.

iii. MARK CONN.

iv. KATIE CONN, b. 12 Mar 1890; d. 09 May 1965; m. HENRY ALVIN DAVIS.

v. DAVIS CONN, b. 1889; d. 11 May 1946.

vi. WILLIAM OLIVER CONN, b. 05 May 190410; d. 05 May 196311; m. MABEL VERNA DURHAM, 25 Mar 1922, Franklin Co., TN12.

vii. JAMES "TOBB" CONN, b. 02 Jul 189713; d. Abt. 07 Jan 1985, Methodist Hospital of Middle TN14.

Notes for JAMES "TOBB" CONN:

Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn - abt January 7 1985

Source: Unknown newspaper. (Probably in Franklin County, TN where my grandmother lived). See Transcriber Notes at end of document.

Obituary reads:

CONN

James "Tobb" Conn, 87, of Winchester died Jan. 7 at Methodist Hospital of Middle Tennessee following an extended illness.

A Franklin County native, he was born July 2, 1897 to the late Doc and Mollie Bolden Conn. He was a retired nurseryman and a member of the Methodist Church.

Services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 8, at Moore-Cortner Chapel in Winchester. John Partin, Jr., officiated. Burial was at Mt. Garner Cemetery.

He is survived by two sons, Haskell Conn and Wayne Conn, both of Winchester; three daughters, Edna Holliday and Katherine Tidwell, both of Winchester, and Christine Sido of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, E.M. Conn of Chicago, Ill.; 33 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.

[Transcriber Notes: Obituary found amongst my grandmother's documents that I inherited from my father. My grandmother was Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack.

Recap:

Born: 2 July 1897

Died: abt 7 Jan 1985, Age 87

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery

Parents of James "Tobb" Conn: Doc & Mollie (Bolden) Conn.

Transcriber's Recap of Survivors:

2 Sons:

Haskell Conn of Winchester

Wayne Conn of Winchester

3 Daughters:

Edna Holliday of Winchester

Katherine Tidwell of Winchester

Christine Sido of Chicago, IL

1 Brother:

E.M. Conn of Chicago

Grandchildren: 33

Great-Grandchildren: 54

Great-Great-Grandchildren: 3

Relationship to my family:

James "Tobb" Conn's maternal grandfather, Milton Eastman Bolden/Bouldin/Bolin/Boling/Bowling, was my great-great grandfather who married Sarah A. Knight in 1865. Other aka's of my great-great grandfather were: "Grandpa East," "Madison Eastman Bolden," "Eastman Madison Bolden,"]

 

More About JAMES "TOBB" CONN:

Buried: 08 Jan 1985, Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN15

Occupation: Nurseryman16

Religion: Methodist

 

4. DOLLY3 BOULDIN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING) was born 16 Oct 1872, and died 31 Jan 1938. She married MARSHAL "WAMPUS" HOLLIDAY 1894.

Children of DOLLY BOULDIN and MARSHAL HOLLIDAY are:

i. PECK4 HOLLIDAY, d. Unknown.

ii. LEN HOLLIDAY.

iii. FLOSSIE HOLLIDAY, m. UNKNOWN ADAMS.

 

5. THOMAS HENRY3 BOLDEN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2 BOULDIN, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING)17,18,19 was born 15 Dec 1879 in Franklin or Coffee Co., TN20,21, and died 08 Nov 1933 in Estill Springs, Spring Creek Community, Franklin Co., TN22,23,24,25. He married LOU ELLA SMITH26,27,28 14 Jul 1898 in Altamont, Grundy Co., TN29, daughter of JOHN SMITH and MARTHA PATTERSON.

Notes for THOMAS HENRY BOLDEN:

[1933 newspaper clipping]

Tom H. Boling Dies In Estill Springs

Tom H. Boling, 55, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, at his home in Estill Springs. He was a member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics.

The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Thursday, and burial was in the Decherd cemetery.

He is survived by his widow, three sons, Henry, Tillman and Edward, and four daughters, Mrs. Lucille Armstrong, Annie May, Irene and Vera Boling.

[see notes below]

--Name should read THOMAS H. BOLDEN

--Transcription from copy of 1933 newspaper clipping (from an unknown Tennessee newspaper) of the obituary of my great-grandfather, Thomas Henry Bolden, which is in my possession.

--I have a copy of his death certificate to confirm this is the same person.

 

More About THOMAS HENRY BOLDEN:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN30,31,32

Occupation: Trainman/brakeman NC&StL Rwy 15 years33

Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Notes for LOU ELLA SMITH:

Obituary of Lou Ella (Smith) Bolden - 1959

[1959 newspaper clipping - see transcriber notes below]

Mrs. Bolden Dies at Age of 76 Years

Mrs. Lou Ella Bolden, of 204 _est Weaver Street, widow of Thomas H. Bolden, died Friday morning at Queen City Infirmary after a long illness. She was 76 years old.

Mrs. Bolden was a native of Grundy County and had made her home here many years. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marie Cobb, of Tullahoma, and Mrs. Louise Cobb, of Detroit, a son, Tilman Bolden, of Tullahoma; a sister, Mrs. Mary Yarworth, of Warrior, Ala.; eight grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. Emmett J. Allen officiated. Burial was in Mount Garner Cemetery, Decherd.

[Transcriber notes: This is a transcription of a photograph of Lou Ella's obituary. Photograph of obituary was taken by Lou Ella's grandson, Thomas Edward Bolden Sr. (my father).

It is unknown which Tennessee newspaper the obituary appeared in.]

 

More About LOU ELLA SMITH:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN34

Religion: Methodist

Children of THOMAS BOLDEN and LOU SMITH are:

i. WILLIAM HENRY4 BOLDEN, b. 26 Jan 1904, Dechard, Grundy Co., TN35,36,37,38; d. 18 Nov 1951, Tullahoma, Coffee Co., TN39,40; m. (1) JESSIE VELMA DURHAM, 09 Apr 1922, Franklin Co., TN41,42; m. (2) HENSEL "HANIEL" ARMSTRONG, 08 Mar 1937, Franklin Co, TN; m. (3) THIRSIE DICKERSON, 02 Mar 1942, Huntsville, AL.

More About WILLIAM HENRY BOLDEN:

Buried: 19 Nov 1951, Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, TN43,44

Occupation: Farmer, Self employed, Moonshiner45

Cause of Death: Cirrhosis of liver.

Marriage Notes for WILLIAM BOLDEN and JESSIE DURHAM:

Remarried Jessie on 10 April 1944 in Huntsville, AL. Houston Hardy attended.

ii. NANIE MAE BOLDEN, b. 04 Jul 1907, Coalmont, Grundy Co, TN46,47; d. 11 Nov 1942, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN48,49; m. ANDERTON "DICK" COOK, 15 May 1923, Franklin Co., TN.

More About NANIE MAE BOLDEN:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN50

iii. ANDREW TILLMAN BOLDEN, b. 09 May 190951,52; d. 12 Jun 1972, Tullahoma, Coffee Co, TN53.

More About ANDREW TILLMAN BOLDEN:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN54

iv. WINNIE LEONA BOULDIN, b. 26 Sep 1911, Coalmont, Grundy Co., TN55; d. 04 Jan 1912.

More About WINNIE LEONA BOULDIN:

Cause of Death: Meningitis

v. LILLIAN IRENE BOLDEN, b. 18 Sep 1913, Pittsburg, GA56,57; d. 21 Dec 1958, 21 Dec 1958; m. D. WOODRING.

More About LILLIAN IRENE BOLDEN:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN58

vi. LUCILLE BOLDEN, b. 04 Sep 1915, Prairie Plains or Hillsboro, Tenn59; d. 07 Feb 1981, Detroit, Mich60; m. (1) A.T. ARMSTRONG; m. (2) ( ) GOEBBELS.

Marriage Notes for LUCILLE BOLDEN and A.T. ARMSTRONG:

Obituary of Tom H. Boling in Nov of 1933 states that surviving daughter is Mrs. Lucille Armstrong.

vii. RUBY VERA BOLDEN, b. 07 Apr 1919, Coalmont, Grundy Co, TN61,62; d. 02 Jun 194163; m. ( ) RICHARDSON.

Notes for RUBY VERA BOLDEN:

Ruby Vera (Bolden) Richardson is buried next to her mother and father, Thomas Henry Bolden and Lou Ella (Smith) Bolden in Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, TN.

More About RUBY VERA BOLDEN:

Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Franklin Co., TN64

viii. CHAS. ROBT. BOLDEN, b. 31 Jan 1921, Kentucky River, KY65; d. 31 Jan 1921, Kentucky River, KY.

More About CHAS. ROBT. BOLDEN:

Buried: Kentucky River, KY66

ix. EDITH MARIE BOLDEN, b. 19 Dec 1922, Cedar Hill Community, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN67; m. ALBERT T. COBB, 03 Jul 194668.

 

x. TONY RICHARD "R.L." BOLDEN, b. 17 Oct 1925, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN69; d. 27 Aug 1958, Terre Haute, IN70.

More About TONY RICHARD "R.L." BOLDEN:

Christening: Known as R.L. 1st 12 yrs, later known as Tony

Buried: TN

 

6. ANDREW J.3 BOLDEN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2 BOULDIN, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING) was born Sep 1882 in Franklin Co., TN, and died Abt. 1957 in Franklin Co. or Coffee Co., TN71. He married (1) NANNIE HERMAN 21 Feb 1904 in Franklin Co., TN. He married (2) FLORENCE L. BARTLETT 19 Jun 1909 in Franklin Co., TN.

Notes for ANDREW J. BOLDEN:

Listed on 1910 Census Franklin Co., TN (Roll T624 1499, Page 11, L-27) as:

Andrew J. Bolin (age 27)

along with Florence L. as wife (age 15)

and Madison E. as father (age 64)

Listed on 1920 Census Franklin Co., TN (Soundex Roll 1739, Sheet 10, Line 22) as:

A.J. Boldin (age 40 years)

along with Florence as wife (age 27)

along with Willie as son (age 7)

along with Earnest as son (age 4)

along with Andrew as son (Age 1 1/2) (who is this son? there seems to be a conflict)

 

More About ANDREW J. BOLDEN:

Buried: Winchester Cemetery, Franklin Co., TN72

Occupation: Farm Laborer/Nursery hand/Sawmill hand

Notes for FLORENCE L. BARTLETT:

See story of family auto accident in Chattanooga under Notes of daughter Louise.

 

More About FLORENCE L. BARTLETT:

Buried: Decherd Cemetery, TN73

Medical Information: Suffered constantly and severely from chronic arthritis and was totally invalided from the waist down.

Children of ANDREW BOLDEN and FLORENCE BARTLETT are:

i. WILLIAM "BILL" HENRY4 BOLDEN, b. 18 Jul 1913; d. 21 Oct 1974; m. LOUISE HUNT, Abt. 07 Jul 1935, Franklin Co., TN.

ii. ERNEST BOLDEN, b. Abt. Jan 191674; d. Abt. 29 Oct 1941; m. ELIZABETH WOOLSEY, 28 Feb 1937, Franklin Co., TN.

iii. WARREN BOLDEN, b. 03 May 191875; m. MARY.

iv. ANDREW BOLDEN, b. Abt. 1919.

v. LOUISE BOLDEN, b. 1920-1922; d. 1937-1939, TN.

Notes for LOUISE BOLDEN:

Louise Bolden was the oldest daughter of Andrew & Florence (Bartlett) Bolden. When Louise was about 17 years old, the entire family was taking a trip to chattanooga, TN. another vehicle struck the T-Model Ford, in which they were traveling, in the rear. Louise was forced between the two vehicles by the impact, suffering severe injuries from which she died around 6:00 pm in the evening. No one else was injured severely. Aunt Florence landed on a car cushion and suffered only a scratch on the head. Aunt Florence suffered constantly and severely from chronic arthritis and was totally invalided from the waist down.

vi. NORA BOLDEN, b. 26 Oct 192376; d. 19 Jan 197477; m. (1) ( ) TIEG; m. (2) ( ) CHANDLER.

More About NORA BOLDEN:

Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery-Sec.4, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN

More About ( ) TIEG:

Military Service: Army

Marriage Notes for NORA BOLDEN and ( TIEG:

Marriage lasted about 1 year. No known children of this marriage. A few years after separation from Tieg, Nora married Chandler from Chattanooga.

Marriage Notes for NORA BOLDEN and ( CHANDLER:

A few years after separation from Tieg, Nora married Chandler from Chattanooga. Tieg was in the Army during their short marriage. Nora died Jan 1974. She was 50 years old.

 

7. NANNIE3 BOULDIN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING) was born Jan 1887, and died in Winchester, Franklin Co., TN. She married (1) BOB BRASHEAR/BRASURE/BRAZER/BRAZIER. She married (2) WILLIAM H. "WALTER" NEAL.

Notes for NANNIE BOULDIN:

Nannie, the youngest sister. Had 6 children with Bob: Clarence, Henry, Joe, Geo., Edd, and one girl Mabel who moved to Hazzard, KY. Uncle Bob worked in the coal mines. All children born in Hazzard, KY. Aunt Nanny returneded to TN in about 1937. Before return, Uncle Bob died. Nannie married Walter Neal, and had one child by Walter: Horace Neal. Mabel was about 12 when the family returned from KY, and Horace was about 2-3. Horae is now living in Phoenix, AZ. Aunt Nannie is buried in Winchester cemetery (so states Warren Bolden in September of 1981).

More About NANNIE BOULDIN:

Buried: Winchester Cemetery, Franklin Co., TN78

More About BOB BRASHEAR/BRASURE/BRAZER/BRAZIER:

Occupation: Worked in coal mines

Children of NANNIE BOULDIN and BOB BRASHEAR/BRASURE/BRAZER/BRAZIER are:

i. CLARENCE4 BRASHEAR, b. Hazzard, KY.

ii. HENRY BRASHEAR, b. Hazzard, KY.

iii. JOE BRASHEAR, b. Hazzard, KY.

iv. GEORGE WASHINGTON BRASHEAR, b. 22 Feb 1913, Hazzard, KY79,80; d. 17 Sep 1975, Franklin Co Hospital, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN81,82.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON BRASHEAR:

Obituary of

George Washington Brashear

1913-1975

[Source: Newspaper clipping, unknown newspaper in Winchester, Franklin Co, TN. See transcriber notes at end of document.]

Obituary reads:

George Brashear, War II Vet, Dies

George Washington Brashear of Winchester, a veteran of World War II, died Wednesday of last in Franklin County Hospital following a brief illness. He was 62.

Services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. The Rev. Neal Foster officiated. Burial was in Winchester Memorial Park.

Mr. Brashear, a mechanic, was a native of Tennessee. He was born Feb. 22, 1913.

He was the son of Nannie Bolden Brashear Neal and William H. Neal.

Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Charlene Norton, Lexington, Ky., Mrs. Mary Blackburn, Albuquerque, N.M., Mrs. Diane Faye Cox, Misses Gail and Debbie Ann Brashear and Mrs. Georgia Wade, all of California; three sons, James, David and Charles Brashear, California; a brother, Ed Brashear, Winchester, and a half-brother, Horace Neal, Phoenix, Ariz.

 

TRANSCRIBER NOTES:

Transcribed from a newspaper clipping found amongst the papers belonging to my grandmother, Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack.

Handwritten on the obituary is: Aunt Nannie Neals son. Winchester Paper Sept 25-75.

Transcribed on September 6, 2000 by Josephine Anne (Bolden) Pani.

I may be contacted at: soareagl@inreach.com

***End of document***

 

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON BRASHEAR:

Military Service: WWII83

v. EDD BRASHEAR, b. Hazzard, KY.

Notes for EDD BRASHEAR:

As of September 25, 1976 Ed was living in Winchester, TN. Source: Obituary of his father George Washington Brashear.

vi. MABEL BRASHEAR, b. Hazzard, KY.

 

Child of NANNIE BOULDIN and WILLIAM NEAL is:

vii. HORACE4 NEAL.

Notes for HORACE NEAL:

As of Sept 25, 1976 Horace (the half-brother of George Washington Neal) was living in Phoenix, AZ. Source: Obituary of George W. Neal.

 

8. WALTER3 BOULDIN (MILTON "MADISON" EASTMAN2, JAMES W. OR B.1 BOWLING) was born Nov 1889, and died Unknown. He married BETTY HASTINGS.

Notes for WALTER BOULDIN:

Walter, intoxicated, burned up in woods.

More About WALTER BOULDIN:

Cause of Death: Burned up in woods, intoxicated.

Child of WALTER BOULDIN and BETTY HASTINGS is:

i. ONIE4 BOULDIN.

Endnotes
1. Abstract from 1850 Census, Franklin Co, TN (abstract by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr.)

2. 1850 Census, Franklin Co., TN, T6 302, Line 37, Pg. 100, Dwelling 678, Family 678.

3. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 13 - Father: E.M.BoldenLine 17 - Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden Address: R-4 Tullahoma, Tenn.

4. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 13: Name of Father: E.M. Bolden Birthplace: TennesseeLIne 17. Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden Address: R-4, Tullahoma, Tenn.

5. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 15. Mother's Maiden Name: Sarah KnightLine 17 - Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden Address: R-4 Tullahoma, Tenn.

6. Death Certificate of Mrs. Mollie Conn, Date of Birth: 10 June 1870.

7. Death Certificate of Mrs. Mollie Conn.

8. Untranscribed notes.

9. Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn dated abt 7 Jan 1985, He is survived by two sons, Haskell Conn and Wayne Conn, both of Winchester; three daughters, Edna Holliday and Katherine Tidwell, both of Winchester, and Christine Sido of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, E.M. Conn of Chicago, Ill.

10. Transcription of abstract: Bible Record of Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, Wm. Conn b. 5 May 1904 b. 5 May 1963Wm Oliver Conn (Unc. Wm.) b. 5 May 1904 d. 5 May 1963.

11. Transcription of abstract: Bible Record of Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, Wm. Conn b. 5 May 1904 d. 5 May 1963.

12. Transcription of abstract: Bible Record of Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, Wm Conn m Mable Durham Sat Mar 25, 1922.(mother Jessie Womack states Uncle William and aunt Mable Verna (Durham) were married two weeks before she was married to Dad (Wm. Henry Bouldin-Bolden).

13. Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn dated abt 7 Jan 1985, A Franklin county native, he was born July 2, 1897 to the late Doc and Mollie Bolden Conn.

14. Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn dated abt 7 Jan 1985.

15. Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn dated abt 7 Jan 1985, Services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 8, at Moore-Cortner Chapel in Winchester. John Partin, Jr., officiated. Burial was at Mt. Garner Cemetery.

16. Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn dated abt 7 Jan 1985, He was a retired nurseryman and a member of the Methodist Church.

17. Dept of Public Health, Death Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN), Line 15 - Father's Name: Thomas Henry BoldenLine 17 - Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden, 828 S. Jefferson St., Tullahoma, Tenn.

18. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 2. Full Name: Thomas Henry BoldenLine 17. Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden R-4 Tullahoma, Tenn.

19. Obituary of Tom H. Boling.

20. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 6: Date of Birth: Dec 15, 1879Line 7: Age 54 years, 10 months, 23 daysLine 12: Birthplace: Tennessee.

21. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Date of birth on tombstone: 15 Nov 1880.Tombstone should read 15 Dec, 1879 to correspond with date of birth on Death Certificate.

22. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 1. Place of Death - County: Franklin Civil Dis. 17.

23. Obituary of Tom H. Boling, 1933, copy of newspaper clipping in the genealogy records of Thomas Edward Bolden, in my possession since 1998.

24. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Date of death on tombstone: 8 Nov 1933.

25. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Thos. Henry Bolden Death: 8 Nov 1933 - Age 54 yrs/10 mo 23 days.

26. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Line 5a: Husband of Lucy M. BoldenLine 17 Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden Address: R-4 Tullahoma, Tenn.

27. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Lou Ella Smith - Grampa Tom called her "Lucy May."

28. Dept of Public Health, Death Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN), Line 16: Mother's Maiden Name: Louella SmithLine 17: Informant: Mrs. T.H. Bolden, 828 S. Jefferson, Tullahoma, Tenn.

29. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Thomas Henry Bolden Lou Ella Smith Married 14 July 1898.

30. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden.

31. Obituary of Tom H. Boling.

32. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Burial: Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Tenn, Franklin Co.

33. TN Dept of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate of Thomas Henry Bolden, Occupation: Line 8: Traainman, Line 9: NC&SL Rwy, Line 10: Date deceased last worked at this occupation Nov 1925, Line 11: Total time (years) spent in this occupation: 15.

34. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: BOLDENLou E. July 12, 1882 April 10, 1959Thomas H. Nov 15, 1880 Nov 8, 1933.

35. Certified copy from State of Tennessee Dept of Public Health, Cordell Hull building, Nashville, TN 37219. Div of Vital Statistics, Delayed Birth Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Filed July 11, 1941 File Number 65329).

36. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Date of birth on tombstone: 26 Jan 1904.

37. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Birth Place: Coalmont, Grundy County, TN.

38. Transcription of abstract: Bible Record of Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, Wm Henry Bolden b. Jan 26, 1904 m. Jessie Velma Durham b. 5 Oct 1904.

39. Dept of Public Health, Death Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN).

40. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: William H. Bolden Jan 26, 1904 Nov 18, 1951.

41. State of TN, Franklin Co., Marriage Certificate of Henry Bouldin and Jesse Durham, Book 1922, Page 369, This Certifies, that Henry Bouldin and Jesse Durham were united in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony by Frank Majors M.G. on the 9th day of April, in the year of our Lord, 1922. As appears of record in my office in Marriage Record Book 1922, Page 369 this 12 day of June 1968. Roy B. Solomon, County Court Clerk.

42. Transcription of abstract: Bible Record of Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack, Wm. Henry Bolden b. Jan 26, 1904 m. Jessie Velma Durham b. 5 Oct, 1904. Married Sun 9, April 22, by Frank Majors M.G. in Winchester, Tenn. Witnesses Mrs. Frank Majors and Mr. & Mrs. Woody Holmes.

43. Dept of Public Health, Death Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN).

44. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: William H. Bolden Jan 26, 1904 Nov 18, 1951.

45. Dept of Public Health, Death Certificate of William Henry Bolden, (Cordell Hull Building, Nashville, TN).

46. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Nanie M. Cook July 4, 1907 Nov 11, 1942.

47. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Nannie Mae Birth: 4 July 1907, Coalmont, Grundy Co, TN Married: Dick Cook died: 11 Nov 1942, Winchester, Franklin Co, Tenn.

48. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Nanie M. Cook July 4, 1907 Nov 121, 1942.

49. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Nanie Mae Died: 11 Nov 1942, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN.

50. Headstone reads: Nanie M. Cook.

51. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr..

52. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Andrew Tillman (called Tillman) Birth: 9 May, 1909 Died: 11 or 12 June, 1972 Tullahoma, Tenn.

53. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr..

54. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Headstone reads: A.T. Bolden.

55. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Winnie Leona 26 Sept 1911 d. abt 3 mos. old.

56. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Lillian Irene Woodring Sept 18, 1913 Dec 21, 1958.

57. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Lillian Irene (Irene) Bolden Born: 18 Sept, 1913 Pittsburg, GA Married: Woodring Died: 21 Dec. 1958.

58. Headstone reads: Lillian Irene Woodring.

59. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Linnie Lucille (Louise) Birt: 4 Sept 1915, Prairie Plains or Hillsboro, Tenn.Married: 1. A.T. Armstrong 2. Goebbels 3. Cobb Died: 7 Feb 1981, Detroit, Mich.

60. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Linnie Lucille (Louise) Bolden Died: 7 feb 1981, Detroit, Mich.

61. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Ruby V. Richardson April 7, 1919 June 2, 1941.

62. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Ruby Vera (Vera) Bolden Born: 7 Apr, 1919 Coalmont, Grundy Co, TN Married: Richardson Died: 2 June 1941.

63. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Ruby V. Richardson April 7 1919 June 2, 1941.

64. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Tombstone reads: Ruby V. Richardson.

65. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Chas. Robt. b 1-31-1921 d-1-31-1921 in Kentucky River, Ky. buried there. Info given to me by mother Jessie Durham Bolden Womach.

66. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden..

67. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Edith Marie (Marie) Bolden Born: 19 Dec 1922 Cedar Hill Community, Winchester, Franklin Co, TN Married: 3 July 1946 Albert T. Cobb.

68. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden..

69. Family Group Sheet of Thomas Henry Bolden prepared by Thomas Edward Bolden., Tony Richard (Tony) Bolden Born: 17 Oct 1925 Nashville, Davidson Co, Tenn died: 27 Aug 1958, Terre Haute, Ind.

70. Tombstone photo taken Aug 1978 by Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr., Date of death on tombstone: 27 Aug 1958.

71. Warren Bolden, Warren Bolden stated to Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. that Warren's father, Andrew Bolden, was born "about 1890" and died "about 1957" when he was about 67 years old.

72. Warren Bolden, Warren Bolden stated to Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. that his father Andrew was buried in Winchester Cemetery, and that Warren's son, Rickey, was about 1 year old when Andrew died.

73. Warren Bolden, Warren Bolden stated to Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. that Florence was buried in Decherd Cemetery and has no gravestone.

74. Warren Bolden, Warren Bolden stated to Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. that Ernest was born Jan 1916, and died Oct 29, 1941.

75. Warren Bolden, Warren Bolden stated to Thomas Edward Bolden, Sr. that he was born 3 May, 1918.

76. Transcription of gravestones, taken from oral dictation on cassette. Dictated by Thomas Edward Bolden in March of 1986., As dictated: Stone for Nora Bolden Chandler born Oct 26, 1923 died Jan 29, 1974. This is uncle Andrew & Aunt Florence's daughter, Nora.

77. Transcription of gravestones, taken from oral dictation on cassette. Dictated by Thomas Edward Bolden in March of 1986..

78. Warren Bolden.

79. Original newspaper clipping of obituary, (a WinchesterTN newspaper), hand dated Sept 25, 197[6?]

80. Tombstone - (Mar 14, 1986 oral reading by Thomas Edward Bolden on cassette).

81. Tombstone - (Mar 14, 1986 oral reading by Thomas Edward Bolden on cassette), "George W. Brashear, TEC [for? or?] U.S. Army WWII, Born Feb 22, 1913, Died Sept 17, 1975. I think this is the son of Aunt Nannie Brashear."

82. Obituary

83. Obituary.