Person:Richmond Bowens Jr. (1)

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Name Richmond Bowens Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[2] Sept 02, 1908 Drayton Hall Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death[2] June 12, 1998 Johns Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States


Richmond Bowens, Jr.: Biographical Information

Richmond Bowens Jr. was the 3rd generation Bowens at Drayton Hall Plantation. He and his father, the senior Richmond were born on the plantation and worked and lived there as had the family patriarch, Caesar Bowens. Richmond Bowens Jr. was the last person to be buried at the Sacred Ground Cemetery on Drayton Hall Plantation.

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This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

  1.   Paonessa, Laurie J., Scott K. Parker and Lynne G. Lewis.

    I Was Born and Raised Here: Investigations at the Bowens Housesite, Drayton Hall, Spring 1992." National Trust Archaeological Research Center Monograph Series No. 6. Montpelier, Virginia: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1993

  2. 2.0 2.1 Social Security Death Index.

    Richmond H. Bowens
    Last Residence: 29455 Johns Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
    Born: 2 Sep 1908
    Died: 12 Jun 1998
    State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina before 1951