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Elzy M. Bowles was the eldest son of John and Celia (White) Bowles of Barren County KY. He married Elizabeth Lawson on 24 Jan 1856. She was a daughter of Aaron and Elizabeth (Rose) Lawson Sr.
Elzy and Elizabeth had seven children including Mary "Mabel" who married Isaac Glass, Sylvester who married Isaac's sister Melvina Glass, Francis "Fanny" who was the second wife of Haggard Norman, Malcolm who never married (see his tombstone below), Nancy who was Haggard Norman's first wife and who died young, Sarah "Sally" who married John Shirley, and Frank who married John Shirley's sister Nancy Ann. Elzy and Elizabeth had 32 grandchildren.
Elzy, Elizabeth and their son Malcolm, whose tombstones are shown below, are all buried in the Old Randolph-Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Metcalfe County KY. Other family members are buried there as well.
Elzy M. BOWLES, b. 30 Jan 1817, d. 19 Jul 1903
Elizabeth (Lawson) BOWLES, b. 14 Oct 1827, d. 25 Apr 1910
Malcolm D. BOWLES, b. 13 Dec 1862, d. 31 Jan 1946
The original part of this house in Metcalfe County KY is believed to be the cabin built by Elzy Bowles, and lived in by his son, Malcolm until his death.
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