Person:Robert Bolling (9)

Col. Robert Bolling
m. 23 Nov 1640
  1. Col. Robert Bolling1646 - 1709
  • HCol. Robert Bolling1646 - 1709
  • WJane Rolfe1650 - 1676
m. 1675
  1. Maj. John Fairfax Bolling1676 - 1729
  • HCol. Robert Bolling1646 - 1709
  • WAnne Stith1665 - 1709
m. est. 1681
  1. Robert Bolling1682 - aft 1747
  2. Capt. Stith Bolling1686 - bef 1727
  3. Edward Bolling1687 - bef 1715
  4. Anne Bolling1690 - ABT 1750
  5. Elizabeth Bolling1694 - 1754
  6. Drury Bolling1696 - 1726
  7. Thomas Bolling1697 - aft 1716
  8. Agnes Bolling1700 - abt 1763
Facts and Events
Name Col. Robert Bolling
Gender Male
Birth? 26 Dec 1646 Alls Hallows, Barking Parish, London, England
Marriage 1675 to Jane Rolfe
Marriage est. 1681 to Anne Stith
Death? 17 Jul 1709 Cobbs, Henrico, Virginia, USA
Alt Death? 17 Jul 1709 Kippax,Charles City,Virginia,USA
Reference Number? Q7342195?

Col. Robert Bolling was one of the Early Settlers of Colonial Virginia

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Information on Robert Bolling


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Colonel Robert Bolling (December 26, 1646 – July 17, 1709) was a wealthy early American settler planter and merchant. His Mother was Mary Carie, his father was John Bolling born 1615. He was named after his Grandfather Robert Bolling, his Grandmother was Anne Clarke.

Robert Bolling was the son of John and Mary (Carrie) Bolling. He was born at Tower Street, All Hallows, Barking Parish, in London on December 26, 1646.[1] His father John, was one of the Bollings of Bolling Hall, near Bradford, England. Robert's ancestry could be traced to Robert Bolling, Esquire, who died in 1485 and was buried in the family vault in the church of Bradford.[2] According to Bolling family oral tradition, the original deBolling family was Norman French, and came to Barking Parish with William the Conqueror.

October 2, 1660, at the age of fourteen, Bolling arrived in the colony of Virginia.[3] In 1674, he married Jane Rolfe, the daughter of Thomas[4] and Jane (Poythress) Rolfe and the granddaughter of Pocahontas. They only had one child for Jane died just a year after their marriage.

In 1681, after his first wife died, Col. Bolling married his second wife Anne Stith, daughter of John Drury and Jane (Gregory) Stith. They had the following nine children together.

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