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Rachel Mathews

Female 1744 - 1831  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name Rachel Mathews  [1
    Born WFT Est 1716-1744  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died WFT Est 1770-1831  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I148229  My Genealogy

    Father John Mathews,   b. WFT Est 1689-1722, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Anne Archer,   b. WFT Est 1697-1724,   d. WFT Est 1751-1811  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married WFT Est 1714-1751  [1
    Family ID F60739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Bowen, Jr.,   b. WFT Est 1708-1743,   d. Abt 1768, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married WFT Est 1733-1766  [1
    Children 
     1. Moses Bowen,   b. WFT Est 1737-1769,   d. WFT Est 1750-1852  (Age ~ 83 years)
     2. Ann Bowen,   b. WFT Est 1737-1769,   d. WFT Est 1755-1855  (Age ~ 86 years)
     3. Rebecca Bowen,   b. WFT Est 1737-1769,   d. Abt 1833, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     4. William Bowen,   b. 6 Mar 1756, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1828, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. John Bowen, III,   b. 18 Sep 1758, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1790, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     6. Elizabeth Bowen,   b. 31 Oct 1767, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1825, Limestone County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ebenezer Titus,   b. WFT Est 1708-1743,   d. 14 Sep 1807, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married WFT Est 1734-1779  [1
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Mathews died in Davidson County, Tennessee. She married 1st, John BOWEN, Jr., son of John BOWEN, Sr., and Lily McILHANEY. John Bowen, Jr. died in 1767/8, in Augusta County, Virginia where his Will was either dated or filed 27 July 1768. After Rachel Bowen's first husband's death, she took her three daughters to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1783/4. In Nashville, she became the second wife of one Ebenezer TITUS. Ebenezer Titus died 14 September 1807. He owned a plantation on Dry Creek, in the Northern part of Davidson County, Tennessee, also on Mill Creek in the southwestern part of Davidson County. Rachel (Mathews) Bowen had six children by her first husband, and it is not known whether or not she had children by Ebenezer Titus. She had six children by her first husband.

  • Sources 
    1. [S324] World Family Tree Vol. 175, Ed. 1, MyFamily.com, Inc., (Release date: April-2005 Customer pedigree.).