Facts and Events
Henry Bowen was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 320.--6th September, 1765. Lilley Bowin, widow and executrix of John Bowen to Henry Bowen, son of said John and Lilley, £55, 197 acres, part of 380 acres whereon John formerly dwelt on James River.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 326.--2d October, 1765. Henry Bowin and Anne to William McAlhany, £50, 107 acres by deed from Lilley Brown, p. 330 (s/b p. 320), supra.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - 1767--Lists of Supernumeraries: James Henry, Mathew Ralston, Jno. Bowin, Robt. Armstrong, James Akin, David Tate, Edw'd McMullen, Thos. Hicklin, Sam'l Hodge, Pat Lowry, Wm. McMurry, Jas. Lauderdale, Jno. Hodge, Jno. Kinkead, James Simpson, James McCoy, Chas. Lewis, James Robinson, Jno. Henderson, Wm. Hugart, Wm. Feemster, Wm. Blanton, Thos. Willson, Jno. Lowry, Sam Campbell, David Smith, Robt. Kilpatrick, Robert Guinn, Wm. Martin, Wm. Lowry, Thomas King, Geo. Jemison, Sam'l Lawrence, Peter Right, Wm. Black, Jos. McDonald, Benj. Watson, Henry Bowin, Mary Glass, Sam'l McCrackin, Andrew Hamilton.
- Page 159.--29th October, 1768. Henry Bowen, heir-at-law of John Bowen, to Lilly Bowen, widow of John--Since John's death the slave left to Lilly had had a child, and, in order to settle the question of the title to that child, Henry conveys the slave's increase to Lilly, who has conveyed to him 400 acres. Teste: Malcom Allen, Robt. Bowen.