Ed Bowels, age 19 married Sarah Clinton, age 18 7/20/1879 Van Buren Co. AR.
1880 Union, Van Buren, AR Bales, Edward 20 AL GA GA Sarah 18 MO MO MO
It appears that E. Adolphus was likely Edward Adolphus, s/o William Boles and Elizabeth Gordon.
1850 Franklin, GA (October) Bolles, Wm. 23 SC Elizabeth 20 SC Calloway 6/12
1860 Lauderdale, AL (June) P.O. Gravelly Springs Bolls, William 31 SC Elizabeth 30 SC Calaway 10 SC Eva 7 AL Sarah 5 AL Adolphus 3/12 AL ******
1870 Wayne, TN Bolls, William 40 SC Eabor 19 AL Sarah 14 AL Edward 12 AL ******* Mary C. 6 AL Matta 3 TN
William Bolles had land in Twp 1S Range 13W in Lauderdale Co. AL on 3/1/1858 - This township abuts the Wayne Co. TN border.
Edward's brother Eber and sister Sarah both came to AR and are in the 1880 Van Buren Co. Census.Sister Mattie married and lived in Illinois.Her death record shows a maiden name for her mother of Gordon.