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Bolling Clark Burnett
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Birth: 1797
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1862
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA

(1797 VA., 1 April 1862 Monroe Co., Mississippi)

He was the fourth sheriff of Lawrence County, Alabama. His parents were TALIAFERRO BURNETT and MARY BAUGH. "He was a very sociable, talkative man, made a good officer, and was a Methodist and a man of consistent moral character. He married MARY T. HALL (b. 1798 d. 1841) about 1817 in Tennessee. She was the daughter of a stout, lame blacksmith, living near Town Creek Bridge, commonly called JUDGE HALL. BOLLING moved to the State of Mississippi, near Aberdeen in 1837.

The children of BOLLING and MARY BURNETT were all born in Lawrence County, Alabama. They were: 1. FRANCES ELIZABETH ANN BURNETT (b. Nov 9, 1818 d. May 31, 1851. ) She married ANDREW JACKSON EVANS (b. 1817 d. 1854) 2. TALIAFERRO BAUGH BURNETT (b. ca. 1820 d. ca. 1849) He married SILBRINA REDUS 3. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE BURNETT (b. ca. 1822 d. 11 December 1853. He married JANE RAGSDALE 4. MARIE LOUISA BURNETT (b. 31 December 1824 d. 25 January 1852) She married WILLIAM VARNUM DENISON (b. 1813 d. 1867) 5. BOLLING GREENVILLE BURNETT (b. ca. 1827 d. ca. 1868) He married MARY NEELY 6. CYNTHIA BURNETT (b. ca. 1834 d. ca. 1861) 7. MISSISSIPPI BURNETT (b. ca. 1836 d. ca. 1861 She married E. HIRAM WATROUS.ii

BOLLING married 2nd ELLEN C. COVANT Oct 11, 1842 in Monroe Co., Mississippi.

In Monroe County, Mississippi, Bolling was a wealthy man with many slaves to work his cotton plantation and was closely associated with his cousin, Daniel Burnett in the famous Cotton Gin Port and construction of the Ferry.
Family links: 
  Mary T. Hall Burnett (1798 - 1841)
  Frances Elizabeth Ann Burnett Evans (1818 - 1851)*
*Calculated relationship
Whitfield Burnett Cemetery
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Marc Thayer, III
Record added: Sep 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41976686

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 Added: Jan. 15, 2011

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