|Posted By:||Lu Dawn Ross|
|Subject:||Re: More Info on Alf Bolin|
|Post Date:||May 25, 2010 at 12:46:13|
|Forum:||Christian County, MO Genealogy Forum|
More About John Whitten Bilyeu
John Whitten Bilyeu was postmaster of Kings River (now Kingston Area of Madison County, Ark.) 1837 - 1838. He was appointed postmaster for Kings River, Ark., 7 Sept. 1837.
He adopted two sons - Alf Bolin (notorius background) and John S. Stratton (interesting story here).
John Whitten was a slave owner before the Civil War.
See "Tales of the Bull Creek Country" written by John Mitchell of Springfield, Mo.
John Whitten served in Civil War under Captain Galloway, Co. 1, Stone County Home Guard.