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John Bowen, III

Male 1758 - 1790  (31 years)


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  • Name John Bowen  [1
    Suffix III 
    Born 18 Sep 1758  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1790  Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I148252  My Genealogy

    Father 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) 
    Mother Rachel Mathews,   b. WFT Est 1716-1744,   d. WFT Est 1770-1831, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married WFT Est 1733-1766  [1
    Family ID F60743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachael Clark,   b. 8 Oct 1768, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1850, Henry County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1785  [1
    Children 
     1. Mildred Terrell Bowen,   b. WFT Est 1781-1791,   d. WFT Est 1786-1882  (Age ~ 91 years)
     2. Horatio Clark Bowen,   b. 15 Aug 1786, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1844, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. William Urquhart Bowen,   b. 23 Feb 1788,   d. 27 Oct 1851, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Christopher Clark Bowen,   b. 28 Sep 1789,   d. 18 Oct 1845  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Bowen was 18 September 1758, in Virginia, and died 8 August 1790, in Wilkes County, Georgia, where his Will is on record. He married 1 July 1785, Rachael CLARK, who was born 8 October 1768 in Virginia and died 10 October 1850 in Henry County, Georgia. She was the daughter of Christopher CLARK, II, and Millie TERRELL. She had been married previously to John DAILEY, by whom she had three sons and one daughter. John Bowen, III, and Rachel Clark Bowen had four children.

      An abstract of the Will of John Bowen, as Recorded in Will Book "DD", Folio 255, Wilkes County, Georgia, is as follows:
      ".....All just debts to be paid out of personal estate, 'as to funeral charges perhaps I may be removed at too great distance to be thought of here, therefore I leave that to the hospitality of the people wherever my death may happen.' To wife Rachel all that her father gave her, a slave boy Adam, the dun mare and her bed and furniture. To sons Horatio and William Bowen all other estate real and personal here or elsewhere. Friends Geo. Matthews, his son John Matthews, Excrs., to see to the education of the children which I hope will be made out of the increase of the stock and plantation. No date of test. Proven, Oct. 4, 1790, by the oath of John Matthews, Esqr., before Edward Jones, R.P."

      Sources:

      [Davidson, Grace Gillam, Early Records of Georgia, Volume I, Wilkes County, page 47.]

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

    2. [S2621] Data from Family Records and Research of Mildred O. Eubank.