BOHLING, John D.: Born in Morgan County, MO on September 30, 1857, the son of Cord and Anna Benke Bohling, both natives of Germany. Cord was born in Germany in 1823. He immigrated to Missouri in 1848, after his marriage to Anna. Cord died September 20, 1862, due to conditions during his Civil War service. Anna died in 1896 at the age of 71. Both are buried in the Henkin Cemetery, in Morgan County. Cord and Anna were the parents of: Sophia, died in infancy; Dr. Henry Bohling, died at the age of 34, near Stover,MO; Herman; John D; Louis; and Dr. Cord Bohling of Sedalia. John D. married Miss Annie Helmig on March 4, 1884. She was the daughter of William S and Catherine Meyer Helmig. John and Annie have one son, Walter Henry Bohling whom married Miss Lillie Earhart. Walter and Henry have two children, Walter Henry and Maria Vivian.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman