Person:John Bowman (66)

Watchers
m. est. 1777
  1. Elizabeth Bowmanabt 1778 -
  2. George Bowman1780 - 1850
  3. John Bowman1782 - 1871
  4. Barbara Bowman1785 -
  5. Catherine Bowmanabt 1787 -
  6. Mary Bowman1789 - 1850
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Name John Bowman
Gender Male
Birth? 1 July 1750 Prob. Greenwich Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Marriage est. 1777 to Mary Magdalene Surface
Death? 7 March 1816 Timberville, Rockingham County, Virginia

John Bowman, Sr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records of John Bowman, Sr. in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - Carrier vs. Bowman--O. S. 291; N. S. 103--Will of John Bowman, Sr, of Rockingham. Wife, Mary Magdalene Bowman; sons, George, John; daughter, Elizabeth Roller; daughter, Barbara Shaffer; daughter, Catharine Carrier; daughter, Mary Miller. Dated 4th March, 1816. Recorded March, 1816. Richard Hughes, aged above 60, deposes 9th June, 1817. David Hughes, aged 22 or 23 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. Paul Rawler, aged 30 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. Henry Shaver, aged 31 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. William Patrick, aged 19 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. Peter Crim, aged 31 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. Philip Ritchie, aged 38 years, deposes, 9th June, 1817, has known Frederick Smith 20 years. Knew him in Loudon County. Frederick was a school teacher. One of Philip's brothers' sons married Smith's daughter. Jacob Niece, aged 79 years, deposes, 9th June, 1817, has known Jacob May all his life; knew his father in Pennsylvania. Jacob Bowers, aged 27 years, deposes 9th June, 1817. Samuel Coffman, aged 45 years, deposes, 9th June, 1817, Jacob Miller was brother-in-law of George Bowman. Andrew Coffman, aged 42 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. Abraham Knopp, aged 32 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. Elizabeth Minick, aged 22 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. George Minick, aged 24 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. Philip Weaver, aged 27 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. Felix Albert, aged 25 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. Jacob May, aged 29 years, deposes 12th November, 1819. John Rader deposes, 18th November, 1819, has known Magdalene Bowman 45 or 46 years. Jacob Surface, aged 55 years, deposes, as above, is brother of Mrs. Bowman. Frederick Smith, aged 60 years, deposes 22d January, 1817. Jacob Miller, aged 35 years, deposes 22d January, 1817. Jacob May, aged 27 years, deposes 22d January, 1817. George Miller, aged 33 years, deposes, 22d January, 1817, is full brother to one of plaintiffs. Philip Painter, aged 42 or 43 years. Felix Albert, aged 24 years. David Caldwell, aged 50 years. John Branner, aged 64 or 65 years.