[Bowling Family]

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Copy negative of the Bowling family in Gallatin. William Sanders Bowling and his mother, Mary Jane Hoover Bowling, are seated. Lula Clifton Bowling, the wife of William Sanders Bowling, is standing behind her husband and mother-in-law.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Cherokee County Historical Society November 19, 1988.

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Copy negative of the Bowling family in Gallatin. William Sanders Bowling and his mother, Mary Jane Hoover Bowling, are seated. Lula Clifton Bowling, the wife of William Sanders Bowling, is standing behind her husband and mother-in-law.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

Notes

"Mary Jane Bowling was a patriotic "Civil War wife". She saw her husband Larkin Sanders Bowling leave home to serve int he Confederate Army. She was left to manage for herself and her three-year-old daughter, Julia Ann and son, Joel Smith. She was expecting a third child (William Sanders).

Mary Jane lost a twin brother Wm. P. Hoover in the war. Her husband and brother-in-law Jarrett Bowling served with the CSA until the close of the war and returned safely to their families.

Larkin and Mary Jane lived at Gallatin, Texas and are buried there in the Henry Cemetery.

Larkin Sanders Bowling - Pvt. Co. C 11th Regt. Texas Inf.

Jarrett Bowling - Pvt. 10th Military Brigade - Texas State Troopers

William P. Hoover - Pvt. Co G. 1st Regt. Texas Infantry."

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Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection

Photographs depicting people, families, and businesses in Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.

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  • November 19, 1988

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  • 1885 - 1895

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  • Nov. 19, 2013, 1:02 p.m.

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Cherokee County Historical Society. [Bowling Family], photograph, November 19, 1988; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354396/: accessed July 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cherokee County Historical Commission.