Person:Peter Bowman (11)

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Peter Bowman
m. 28 September 1695
  1. Peter Bowman1703 - Bef 1763
m. bef. 1740
  1. Cornelius Bowman1740 - 1825
Facts and Events
Name Peter Bowman
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 August 1703 Long Island, Queens County, New York
Marriage bef. 1740 to Margaret 'Margrietje' Scholl
Death[1] bef. 17 February 1763 New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia[wife Margaret had re-married prior to this date]

Peter Bowman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:

Pages 353-56. 20-31 Sept. 1736. Jacob Stover of Orange County, planter to Peter Boman (Bowman) of same. Lease and release; for £30 current money. 400 acres on the west side of Sherundo River, part of a tract of 5,000 acres granted to Jacob Stover by pattent and likewise part of the tract that Jacob Stover now lives on. (Signed) Jacob (J S) Stover.
Wit: G. Lightfoot, Thomas Nicholls.
21 Sept. 1736. Acknowledged by Jacob Stover.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Stover, pg. 25]

Disposition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:

Pages 154-58. 26-27 Oct. 1737. Peter Bowman of Orange County to Christian Redlicksberger of same. Lease and release; for £30 current money. 400 acres... on the River Sherendo... part of tract granted Jacob Stover for 5,000 acres on the west side of Shereendo River and part of that tract where Stover now lives. (Signed) Peter Bowman.
27 Oct. 1737. Acknowledged by Peter Bowman.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2, Stover, pg. 43]


Records in Orange County, VA

Pages 229-34. 20-21 March 1738. Jacob Stover, Gent., of Orange County to Christopher Franciski, Gent., of same. Lease and release; for £350 current money. 3,000 acres, part of 5,000 acres granted tot he said Stover 15 Dec. 1733... on the river side... along Peter Bowman's line... (Signed) Jacob (J S) Stover.
Wit: Jno. Christopher, Tho. Wood, James Porteus, Hen. Willis.
23 March 1737 [1738]. Acknowledged by Jacob Stover.
21 March 1738. Bond of Jacob Stover unto Christopher Franciski of Orange County. For £700 current money. to perform covenants mentioned in release. (Signed) Jacob (J S) Stover.
Wit: Jno. Christopher, Thos Wood, James Porteus, Hen. Willis.
23 March 1738. Acknowledged by Jacob Stover.
23 March 1738. Bond of Jacob Stover of Orange County to Christopher Franciski of same. For £1.000 current money. acres on both sides of River Sherrendo and hath made sales amounting to 2,000 acres and bydeeds of 20-21 instant sold to Christopher Franciski 3.000 acres without ascertaining the courses thereunto. If Stover cause the land to be surveyed and Franciski have the full 3,000 acres with all the remainder of the pattent this obligation to be void.(Signed) Jacob (J S) Stover
Wit: Hen. Willis, Thos. Wood, James Porteus.
23 March 1737 [1738]. Acknowledged by Jacob Stover.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 47].


Records in Frederick County, VA

"Frederick County, Virginia Will Book No. 4" Page 54, Will of Jacob WISE, Will: 16 Jan 1745, Probated: 4 May 1768
Named as his cousin: Peter STOUFER of Augusta County, Virginia to have his entire estate.
Signed by Jacob "W" WISE
Executors: Peter STOUFER, his cousin
Witnesses: Jacobe FUNK, Peter BOWMAN and John FUNK
Received by J. A. KEITH, CC

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)

  • Northern Neck Survey: Christopher Knibert of Pensilvania, no warrant, survey dated 23 Nov. 1751; 218 acres on McNiches Run; adj. Jacob Stover, Peter Bowman. Chain Carriers - Anthoney Nizely & Jacob Boyer. Marker - Philip Weesman (or Wusman?). Surv. Robert Rutherford. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 26].
  • Vol. 2 - Page 224.--17th February, 1763. Daniel Smith (on behalf of Margaret Van Pelt's) bond, (with Francis McBride) as administrator of Peter Bowman.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 17, 1763. - (462) Margaret Van Pelt qualified admx. of her late decd. husband, Peter Bowman.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1764 (B). - Bowman vs. Bird.--Cornelius Bowman, father of George and Peter Bowman. Peter Bowman's widow, Margaret, married Van Pelt.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).