Person:Christian Bauman (1)

Christian Bauman
  1. Jakob Bauman1695 -
  2. Christian Bauman1699 - 1764
  3. John Bauman1703 -
  4. Peter Bauman1705 -
  5. Hans Bauman1710 -
  1. Christian Bowman, Jr.1724 - Bef 1782
  2. Catharina Bowman1728 -
  3. Jacob BowmanBef 1729 -
  4. David Bowman1730 -
  5. Magdalene Bowman1737 -
  6. John Bowman1738 - Bef 1819
  7. Daniel Bowman1750 - 1828
  8. Henry Bowman1752 - 1809
  9. Benjamin Bowman1754 - 1820
  10. Samuel Bowman1756 -
  11. Joseph Bowman1763 -
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Name Christian Bauman
Alt Name Christian Bowman
Gender Male
Birth? 1699 Switzerland
Death? Jan 1764 Frederick, Virginia, United States

Christian Bauman (Bowman) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:

  • Christian Bowman, no warrant, date of survey - 8 Dec. 1749 - 13 Mar. 1749/50; 535 acres on North River of Shannandoa, bought of Doc't. Linn & within Hites claim, near Narrow Passage. From plat - land surveyed for Augustus Coffman, surveyed for Samuel Byrne, surveyed for said Christian Bowman & granted to Will'm. Hoober. CC - Joseph Langdon & Archibell Ruddel. Daniel Holeman present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 19].
  • Christian Bowman, 28 Mar. 1750 - 1 Apr. 1750; 146 acres on North River of Shannandoah; in original warrant said land adj. Christian Bowman & Isaac Ruddel surveys. Included is a letter from Augustus Coffman, with his German signature, requesting deed in name of Christian Bowman to whom he had sold this land. From warrant - Augustus Coffman was original assignee & from Augusta Co. when he applied. CC - Hugh Deveney & Archibald Ruddle. Capt. John Funk present on Survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 19].

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • G-392: Christian Bowman of Augusta County, 535 acres in said County on River Shannondoah. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. 2 Aug. 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 42].
  • H-217: Christian Bowman of Augusta County, 146 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On North River of Shannondoah, adj. his other land. 17 Nov. 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 63].
  • H294: Christian Bowman of Augusta County, 143 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. John Baylis. Land was surveyed for Simon Dehart, on North River of Shannandoa, opposite Wm. Rogers. 21 Apr. 1753. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 67].

Records in Virginia

G-397: Isaac Ruddle of Augusta County, 140 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On North River of Shannondoah, adj. Augusta Coffman, Christian Bowman. 2 Aug. 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 42].
G-460: Samuel Byrne, son of George Byrne of Prince William Co., 210 acres in Augusta County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On North River of Shannondoah, adj. Wollrick Caner, Christian Bowman. 20 Oct. 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 46].
H-70: Jacob Bowman, son of Christian Bowman of Augusta County, 90 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On North River of Shannondoah, adj. William Houber, Charles Huddle. 3 Jan. 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 145].
P-251: Daniel Bowman of Dunmore Co. has 143 acres on North River of Shannandoah in said County. granted 21 Apr. 1753 to Christian Bowman who devised same to same Daniel Bowman. Surv. by Richard Rigg shows 249 acres with 106 acres ungranted adjoining. Grant for whole to Bowman 1 Mar. 1774. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 224].


Chancery Court Records of Shenandoah County, Virginia:
http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/full_case_detail.asp?CFN=171-1819-012#img
Index number: 1819-012
Plaintiff: CHRISTIAN HOFFMAN
PHILIP HOFFMAN ETC
Defendants: Heirs of Christian Bowman
31 pages of scanned record
Page 5 references Land, 400 acres in April 1755. Christian Bowman, the elder and children and grandchildren as follows:
page 5: sons: Jacob, David, Henry, John and Benjamin
grandson: Peter, eldest son of Jacob Bowman,deceased, eldest son of Christian Bowman (page 9)
page 10: 1811: Heirs of Henry Bowman, deceased, who is son of Christian Bowman:
William Marshall and his wife, Elizabeth, Isaac Bowman, Benjamin Bowman, John Bowman, Rebeccah Bowman, Stephen Bowman and Mary Bowman.
Page 18- references in 1791 Christian Bowman the elder had been deceased 36 years.
page 23- Peter Bowman is married to Barbara before 30 Sep 1797
page 31 is the 1791 Land Grant to Christian Bowman (deceased) signed by Beverly Randolph. This was issued when they realized they didn't have an actual deed from 1755.
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References
  1.   Index Name: 1819-012, in Virginia, United States. Chancery Records Index. (Virginia, United States: Library of Virginia)
    31, 1819.

    Shenandoah County, Virginia; Christian and Philip Hoffman VS Heirs of Christian Bowman; discussion of Henry Bowman's heirs; mentions Peter Bowman as son of Jacob Bowman and also mentions: Henry, David, Benjamin, Jacob and John as sons of Christian Bowman, the elder.

  2.   Shenandoah 1822-001, in Virginia, United States. Chancery Records Index. (Virginia, United States: Library of Virginia)
    55, 1822.

    Shenandoah County; Adms of Benjamin Bowman, Sr VS Adms of John Bowman,ETC