Aaron Bowen1

#2492, b. say 1764
Last Edited6 Oct 2015
Birth*say 1764Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; identified in 1786 as white male under 21 or over 60.2 
Cen-Head*April 1786Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Aaron Bowen", head, as one of two males under 21 or over 60, and 1 female. Assume for now that this is a young family and Aaron is under 21.2 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised, Capt. Kenan's District, Duplin County; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.

Amelia Bowen1

#2531, b. 4 March 1763
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*4 March 1763Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*say 1790married David Luke Prigden1 

Citations

  1. [S420] Shirley Bowen Elder, compiler, My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections (Raleigh, North Carolina: Self Published, Second Edition, 1995). Hereinafter cited as My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections.

Andrew Bowen1

#2543, b. circa 1834
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Mother*Eliza Cameron1 b. c 1812
Birth*circa 1834Tattnall County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Division 79, Tattnall County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Benjamin Bowen1

#2545, b. circa 1840
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Mother*Eliza Cameron1 b. c 1812
Birth*circa 1840Tattnall County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Division 79, Tattnall County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Clifton Bowen Jr.1

#2529, b. 1735, d. 1793
Last Edited24 Jul 2016

Family

Martha Harris b. s 1740
Children 1.Elijah E. Bowen+2 b. c 1758, d. 31 Dec 1837
 2.Amelia Bowen1 b. 4 Mar 1763
 3.Levi Bowen1 b. 1765
 4.Mark Bowen1 b. bt 1766 - 1784
 5.Stephen Bowen1 b. 1767, d. 10 Nov 1838
 6.John Bowen1 b. 1770
 7.Mary Bowen1 b. 1773, d. 1840
Birth*1735Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*say 1755Martha Harris; date estimated from children birth dates1 
Migration*between 1783 and 1784Martha Harris; Effingham County, Georgia, USA; sold his land in North Carolina and purchased land in Effingham County.1 
Death*1793Effingham County, Georgia, USA; death 3 August, 1789 in Bulloch County Georgia, per researcher Kenneth Bowen. However, the Bowen book states that Martha, his widow, applied in Screven County, Georgia for administration of his estate on August 16, 1794, lending more credence to a 1793 death date.1 

Citations

  1. [S420] Shirley Bowen Elder, compiler, My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections (Raleigh, North Carolina: Self Published, Second Edition, 1995). Hereinafter cited as My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections.
  2. [S421] U.S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Elijah Bowen, online at ancestry.com.

Daniel Bowen1

#2491, b. between 1811 and 1820
Last Edited25 Feb 2015
Death*Y1 
Birth*between 1811 and 18201 
Census*1840Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, USA; Unknown GEDCOM info: proven 'Daniel Bowen' head, male 20-29 engaged in farming, female 20-29. Census image page 5. Neighbors Hillary Murphy (pg 7) and many Aldermans.2,1 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S415] Unknown author, 1840 U.S. Census, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Daniel Bowen1

#2494, b. circa 1813
Last Edited6 Oct 2015
Birth*circa 18131 
Census*1850Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Daniel Bowen", head age 37, cooper, one slave;
"Susan" age 30;
"Ann" age 9;
"Daniel" age 4;
"Washington", white male age 21;
"William", age 20, laborer.1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Southern District, Sampson County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Daniel Bowen1

#2495, b. between 1726 and 1765
Last Edited6 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1726 and 1765identified in 1786 census as between 21 and 601 
Cen-Head*April 1786Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Daniel Bowen" head age between 21-60, with 5 males ages under 21 or over 60, and 4 females. Others in this district included John Goff, John Bryan, Timothy Murphy, Jacob Wells, David Alderman, and a couple of Merritts. All except the Merritts were associated with the Balkcoms of southeast Duplin County so this district was likely the southeast corner.1 

Citations

  1. [S122] Alvaretta Kenan Register, State Census of NC 1784-87 (Second Edition Revised, Capt. Stallin's District, Duplin County; Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1973), Maryland Historical Society.

Dann Bowen1

#2478, b. before 1774, d. say 1850
Last Edited10 Mar 2015
Birth*before 17741 
Census*1790Duplin, North Carolina, USA; Unknown GEDCOM info: proven 'Dann Bowan' 2-2-4, 2 males 16+, 2 u16, 4 females. Image page 7. William Murphy adjacent.2,1 
Death*say 18501 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S405] Unknown author, 1790 U. S Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, , , ; , . (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Dindel Bowen1

#2483, b. between 1784 and 1794, d. say 1870
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1784 and 17941 
Census*1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Dindel Bowen', head, male age 16-26, females 1 u10, 1 16-26. Census image page 48. Neighbor Elijah Bowen.2 
Death*say 18701 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S407] Unknown author, 1810 U.S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Edward Bowen1

#2480, b. between 1766 and 1770, d. circa 1836
Last Edited23 Jul 2016
Birth*between 1766 and 17702,3 
Cen-Head*1800Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Edward Bowen", head, 1 male u10, 2 26-44, 2 females u 10, 1 26-44. Census image page 11. Nearby were Sarah Bowen and William Bowen. John Balkcom and Timothy Murphy were on page 24.4 
Tax List*1806Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Bowens appearing on the tax list:

Edward Bowen 165 acres, 1 poll
Elijah Bowen 256 acres, no polls
Joshua Bowen 0 acres, 1 poll
Mark Bowen 125 acres, 1 poll
Sarah Bowen 100 acres, no polls

and Hester Balcomb 450 acres, no polls5 
Cen-Head1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Edwd Bowen", head, males 1 u10, 1 16-26, 1 26-44 (Edward), females 1 16-26. Census image page 28. Neighbor Hester Balkcom is on page 27.3 
Neighbor: Hester Balkcum
(Neighbor) Census1820Hester (?), US 1820 Census; Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; female of Hester's approximate age was counted in the household of William Balkcom, who may have been Hester's son from before her marriage to John Balkcom (deceased), or he may be Wiley Balkcom, John's son.6 
Census7 August 1820Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Edward Bowen", head, males 2 u10, 1 10-15, 1 45+ (Edward), females 2 u10, 1 16-25, 1 26-44, 2 engaged in agriculture. Census image page 23. Neighbors Daniel Murphy (pg 23), William Balkcom (pg 22), Lewis Bowen (pg 22).7 
Neighbor: Lewis Bowen
Neighbor: William Balkcom
Census1830Telfair County, Georgia, USA; "Edward Bowen", head:

Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1:
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 88 
Death*circa 1836Telfair County, Georgia, USA; Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
Rhine
Dodge County, Georgia.

Tombstone Inscription:
"In Memory of Edward Bowen and his Wife
Parents of Enoch Bowen
He died in 1836"
Based on the inscription, this tombstone may have been erected some time after Edward's death, with the possibility that Edward is not buried at this location.9 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Telfair County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S172] Census, U.S. of 1810, Duplin County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, Duplin County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S263] List of Taxables for Duplin County North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  6. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, NC, Maryland Historical Society.
  7. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, North Carolina.
  8. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Duplin County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S391] Find A Grave Website, http://www.findagrave.com, Edward Bowen. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave Website.

Elijah E. Bowen1

#2536, b. circa 1758, d. 31 December 1837
Last Edited19 Jan 2016
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*circa 1758Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Military*from 1782 to 1783Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Revolutionary War2 
Military1832Tattnall County, Georgia, USA; "Elijah Bowen" applied to Superior Court for pension based on service in the Revolutionary War. Declared his age as 74, born in 1758 in Duplin County North Carolina; entered service to the U. S. in 1782 at Duplin County under the draft; served under Capt Robert Merritt and Col Kenan; volunteered again after that service was finished; moved to Effingham County, now Bulloch County, immediately after the war; has been a resident of Tattnall County for the last 30 years where he now lives. In an amendment to the declaration in August 1833, he modified his service information and gave his birth as 11 March 1759. The claim and amended claim were approved 5 Oct 1833.2 
Death*31 December 1837Tattnall County, Georgia, USA3 
Marriage*married Elizabeth Davis according to the source. However, Sabra Bowen in 1858 declared in a pension claim that she was still the widow of Elijah Bowen.4 

Citations

  1. [S421] U.S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Elijah Bowen, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S421] U.S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Elijah Bowen Pension Application 1832, ancestry.com.
  3. [S421] U.S. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Application in 1858 by Sabra Bowen for widow's pension based on service of Elijah Bowen, ancestry.com.
  4. [S420] Shirley Bowen Elder, compiler, My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections (Raleigh, North Carolina: Self Published, Second Edition, 1995). Hereinafter cited as My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections.

Elisha Bowen1

#2476, b. before 1774, d. say 1850
Last Edited12 Mar 2015
Birth*before 17741 
Census*1790Duplin, North Carolina, USA; Unknown GEDCOM info: proven 'Elisha Bowen', 1 male over 16, 1 under 16, 4 females. Census image page 6, near Luke Bowen on same page.2,1 
Death*say 18501 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S405] Unknown author, 1790 U. S Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, , , ; , . (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Eliza Bowen1

#2546, b. circa 1842
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Mother*Eliza Cameron1 b. c 1812
Birth*circa 1842Tattnall County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Division 79, Tattnall County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Frederick Bowen1

#2482, b. between 1766 and 1784, d. say 1860
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1766 and 17842 
My ResearchNote*1799Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Fredrick Bowin" appears in the will of Silvister Cavenaugh: "Indentured Servent Fredrick Bowin 2 breeding sows, a ewe and lamb" Index to Duplin Co Wills - Murphy 
Cen-Head*1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Frederick Bowen", male age 26-44, females 2 u10,1 10-16, 1 26-44. Census image page 29. Neighbor Hester Balkcom on page 27.3 
Death*say 1860 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S172] Census, U.S. of 1810, Duplin County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S407] Unknown author, 1810 U.S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Hardy Bowen1

#2490, b. between 1781 and 1790
Last Edited24 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1781 and 17901 
Cen-Head*1830Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Hardy Bowen' , head, males 1 5-9, 1 10-14, 1 40-49, females 1 u5, 1 5-9, 1 40-49. Census image page 79. Neighbor Joshua Bowen.2 
Neighbor: Joshua Bowen

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S412] Unknown author, 1830 U.S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

John Bowen1

#2481, b. before 1755, d. say 1860
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*before 17552 
Misc*18 January 1796Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; Ordered to appear on road crew
"John Bowen", "Aaron Bowen", "John Balkum", and others were ordered to be hands to open and repair a "Public Road near Rockfish" ... "Beginning near William Murphys and leading from thence across Mr. Goff's Beverdam below the Marsh & from thence the most direct way to the main Road".3 
Cen-Head*1800Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "John Bowen", head, males 1 10-15, 1 16-25, 1 45+, females 1 u10, 1 45+. Census image page 21. John Balkcom and Timothy Murphy on page 24.4 
Death*say 18601 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, Duplin County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S411] Unknown author, Duplin County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Abstract of Minutes 1795-1798, Duplin County, North Carolina, Duplin County Historical Society, Rose Hill, North Carolina. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S406] Unknown author, 1800 U. S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

John Bowen1

#2493, b. 1794
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*1794Duplin County, North Carolina, USA2 
Military*between 1812 and 1814Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; War of 1812, 'John Bowen', Third Regiment 9th Company (Duplin County), enlistment age 18.2 

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S413] Unknown author, North Carolina Adjutant-General's Dept, Muster Rolls of the Soldiers of the War of 1812: Detached from the Militia of North Carolina in 1812 and 1814 (N.p.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1926), . (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

John Bowen1

#2534, b. 1770
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*1770Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S420] Shirley Bowen Elder, compiler, My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections (Raleigh, North Carolina: Self Published, Second Edition, 1995). Hereinafter cited as My Bowen, Barton, Harris, Scott, Hendon, Cranford Family Connections.

Joshua Bowen1

#2488, b. between 1781 and 1790
Last Edited24 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1781 and 17901 
Cen-Head*7 August 1820Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Joshua Bowen', head, male age 26-44, female 16-25; 1 free colored male u14, male slaves 2 14-25, 1 45+, female slaves 2 14-25, 2 45+; 1 foreigner not naturalized. Census image page 5. Neighbors Daniel Murphy and Timothy Murphy.2 
Cen-Head1830Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Joshua Bowen', head, male 50-59, females 1 10-14, 1 50-59. Census image page 79. Neighbor Hardy Bowen.3 
Neighbor: Hardy Bowen

Citations

  1. [S404] Unknown author, GEDCOM File C:UsersJ-XuserDocumentsTempRMBowenExport-to-tmg-ansi.ged imported on 2015/10/06 at 15:13:18. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S410] Unknown author, 1820 U.S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S412] Unknown author, 1830 U.S. Census, Duplin County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).