Albert was born in Kentucky, the son of Robert Bowling & Jane Christy Neale. He was the 1st husband of Anna Gabriella "Gaby" Worland, daughter of Barnaby Worland and his 3rd wife, Catherine Teresa Deering.
Albert & Gaby were married Jan. 12, 1853, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, in North Fork/Old Clinton, Monroe Co., Mo. Together, they had 3 children:
Marcus Walker Bowling (1853-1855) Walker Bowling (1856-1857) Albert Thomas Bowling (1859-1929)