Person:Samuel Bowens (1)

Samuel Bowens
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Name Samuel Bowens
Gender Male


Samuel Bowens: Biographical Information

Samuel Bowens was the son of Caesar Bowens and Ellen Unknown. Caesar Bowens was formerly enslaved on Drayton Hall Plantation on the Ashley River, St. Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina.

Samuel was listed in Caesar and Ellen's household in the 1900 Federal Census. Their household in 1900 was:

Rel. Color Gender Birth Year Age Birth
Bowen, Caesar Head M B 1851 59 SC
Bowen, Ellen Wife F B 1861 49 SC
Bowen, Richmond Son F B 1879 21 SC
Bowen, Charlie Son M B 1873 27 SC
Bowen, Samuel Son
B 1884? 16 SC
Bowen, Allen Son M B 1887 13 SC
Bowen, Joseph Son M B 1889 11 SC
Bowen, Isaiah Son M B 1890 10 SC
Bowen, Eloise Daughter M B 1891 9 SC
Bowen, Ageline Daughter M B 1895 5 SC
Bowen, Lizzie A. Daughter M B 1900 0 SC
Bowen, Hinny Daughter M B 1893 7 SC

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About This Page

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.   1900 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Saint Andrews, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: T623 1521; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 126.

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