Person:John Bowen (46)

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John Bowen, Jr.
d.1768 Virginia
m. 1730
  1. Nancy BowenABT 1732 - 1759
  2. Agnes Bowen1735 - 1803
  3. John Bowen, Jr.1735 - 1768
  4. Capt. Reece 'Rees' Bowenabt 1737 - 1780
  5. Sgt. Henry Bowen1738 - 1808
  6. Jane Bowen1739 - 1811
  7. Rebecca Bowen1740 - 1826
  8. Robert P. Bowen1740 - 1817
  9. William Rankin Bowen1742 - 1804
  10. Arthur M. Bowen1744 - 1816
  11. Mary Bowen1748 - 1820
  12. Charles Bowen1749 - 1833
  13. Moses Bowen1754 - 1774
m. 05 MAR 1756
  1. John Bowenest 1756-1759 -
  2. Ann Bowenest 1757-1765 -
  3. Moses Bowenest 1758-1762 -
  4. Rebecca Bowenest 1758-1768 -
  5. William BowenABT 1758 - 1847
  6. Elizabeth Bowenest 1759-1769 -
Facts and Events
Name John Bowen, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? 21 MAY 1735 Orange County, Virginia
Marriage 05 MAR 1756 Augusta County, Virginiato Rachel Matthews
Death? 1768 Virginia
Will? 7 JUL 1768 Augusta Co, Va Will Book 4 , 1767-72, pgs 135-137
Alt Death? 11 AUG 1769 North Carolina

John Bowen, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 212.--19th May, 1762. Sampson Mathews to John Bowen, £47, 400 acres, conveyed as above (400 acres on James River). (Note: referencing record on page 201, 400 acres on James River acquired from Richard Borton and Ann, on 17 April 1762, listed below. Sampson Matthews was the brother-in-law of John Bowen).

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Estate Records of John Bowen, Jr.

  • Page 261.--19th October. 1769. George Mathews, William Mathews, John Maurray's bond (with Sampson Mathews, John Bowyer) as guardians (appointed) to John, Moses, William, Ann, Rebecca, Elizabeth Bowen, orphans of John Bowen, Jr.
  • Vol. 1 - OCTOBER 19, 1769 - (32) George and William Mathews and John Maury appointed guardians of John, Moses, William, Ann and Elizabeth, orphans of John Bowen.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 201.--17th April, 1762. Richard Borton. of Cumberland County, North Carolina, and Ann ( ) to Samson Mathews, £47, 400 acres on James River. Teste: Joh. Bower, Arter ( ) Bowen.
  • Page 356.--21st August, 1764. John Bowen's bond (with Jas. Edmiston, Edmond Crump), as administrators of Isaac Stover.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 23, 1764. - (84) Abraham Slover, orphan, to be bound to John Bowen. (Note: prob. s/b "Stover", not Slover, based upon record above).
  • Page 145.--15th May, 1766. Robert Looney, Jr's., appraisement by William Harbison, John Bowen, Robert Rowland, Hugh Caruthers.
  • 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.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 18, 1767. - (347) John Bowen appointed overseer of the road from the ferry on James River to the Warm Springs, opposite to John McClure's.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 19, 1767. - (363) John Bowen.