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).

Levi Bowen1

#2532, b. 1765
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*1765Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*say 1785married Phoebe Williams1 

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.

Lewis Bowen1

#2486, b. between 1791 and 1794
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*between 1791 and 17942,3,1 
Military*1814Duplin, North Carolina, USA; War of 1812: 'Lewis Bowen', Third Regiment 9th Company (Duplin County).4 
(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.5 
(Neighbor) Census7 August 1820Edward Bowen; Duplin 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).6 
Cen-Head*7 August 1820Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "'Lewis Bowen", head: males 2 u10, 1 26-44, females 3 u10, 1 10-15, 1 26-44; 1 engaged in agriculture. Census image page 22. Neighbors William Balkcom adjacent, Daniel Merritt, Edward Bowen (pg 23). Note there is a Lewis Bowen counted in Sampson County,different family according to household composition.2 
Neighbor: William Balkcom
Cen-Head1830Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "'Lewis Bowen", head. Males 2 u5, 1 5-9, 1 10-14, 1 30-39 (Lewis); females 1 5-9, 1 10-14, 1 20-29. Census image page 23. Neighbors Wiley Balkcom, Daniel Murphy, and Polly Murphy.3 
Neighbor: Wiley Balkcom

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).
  4. [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).
  5. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, NC, Maryland Historical Society.
  6. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, North Carolina.

Lewis Bowen1

#2487, b. circa 1787
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 17872 
(Witness) Will18 August 1819Nathial Merritt; Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; see attached copy. In his will, Nathial names sons Gabriel and Patrick, and daughters Treecy Merritt, Unity Merritt, and Ann Merritt. Son Patrick and friend John Bryan were named executors. Witnessed by John Bryan, David S. Merritt, and Lewis Bowen.3
Cen-Head*7 August 1820Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Lewis Bowen", males 2 u10, 1 10-15, 1 26-44 (Lewis), females 1 u10, 1 10-15, 1 26-44, 2 people engaged in agriculture. Census image page 1 of 3. In neighborhood with Balkcoms and many Merritts.4 
Census1850Sampson County, North Carolina, USA; "Lewis Bowen", head, age 63, laborer;
"Margaret" age 55;
"Durham" male age 22, laborer;
"Washington" male age 20, laborer;
"Margaret" age 16;
"M. Gordon" male age 9.2 

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. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Southern District, Sampson County, North Carolina, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S418] Record of Wills, 1782-1965, Sampson County, North Carolina, Will of Nathial Merritt, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S414] Unknown author, 1820 U.S. Census, Sampson County, North Carolina, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (: accessed ). (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Lewis Bowen1

#2616, b. circa 1815
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Name VariationBoring; "Lewis Boring" in the census1 
Birth*circa 1815Sampson County, North Carolina, USA1 
(Head of Household) Census*16 December 1850Baker County, Georgia, USA; "Lewis Boring", male age 35, farmer, born Sampson County, North Carolina, no others in household.1 
Neighbor: Sarah (?)
Neighbor: Jacob Henry Merritt
Neighbor: Garrison Merritt

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Third District, Baker County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Littleton Bowen1

#2544, b. circa 1836
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Mother*Eliza Cameron1 b. c 1812
Birth*circa 1836Tattnall County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

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

Luke Bowen1

#2475, b. before 1774, d. 15 January 1829
Last Edited6 Oct 2015
Birth*before 1774Unknown GEDCOM info: proven2,1 
Census*1790Duplin, North Carolina, USA; Unknown GEDCOM info: proven 'Luke Bowen', 1 white male over 16 (Luke), 1 under 16, 2 white females. Census image page 6, near Elisha Bowen.2,1 
Death*15 January 1829New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA; abstract from The Carolina Observer: "D In this town on Monday, Mr. Luke Bowen, one of the oldest citizens of the place". "this town" probably referred to Fayetteville, NC, the home of this newspaper.3 

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).
  3. [S417] Bessie R. Hubbard, compiler, Marriage and Death Notices 1816-1840 Abstracted from the Fayetteville Observer and Predecessor Papers (Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina: self published, 1991), January 15, 1829. Hereinafter cited as Marriage and Death Notices, The Carolina Observer Newspaper.

Mark Bowen1

#2485, b. between 1766 and 1784
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.2 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris2 b. s 1740
Birth*between 1766 and 1784birth about 1760 per Bowen book. Possibly more than one Mark Bowen in Duplin.3,2 
Land*April 1784Effingham County, Georgia, USA; had land platted, at the same time as his father Clifton moved to Effingham County.4 
Marriage*say 1790married Nancy Brown2 
Cen-Head*1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Mark Bowin", head, males 1 u 10, 1 26-44, females 2 u10, 2 10-16, 1 26-44. Census image page 32. Hester Balkcom on page 28.3 
Cen-Head1830Bulloch County, Georgia, USA; "Mark Bowen" head, age 60-70, females 1 20-30, 1 u5. Census page 9. Penelope Bowen age 40-49 w/family and slaves was on page 17. Hezekiah Bowen age 30-40 and small family were also in the county.5 

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. [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.
  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).
  4. [S422] Researcher Kenneth Bowen.
  5. [S241] Census, U.S. of 1830, Bulloch County, Georgia, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Mary Bowen1

#2535, b. 1773, d. 1840
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*1773Duplin County, North Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*say 1790married Daniel Hendrick1 
Death*1840Screven County, Georgia, 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.

Mily Bowen1

#2547, b. circa 1845
Last Edited31 Oct 2015
Mother*Eliza Cameron1 b. c 1812
Birth*circa 1845Tattnall County, Georgia, USA1 

Citations

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

Polly Bowen1

#2484, b. between 1784 and 1794
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1784 and 17942,1 
Cen-Head*1810Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Polly Bowen' female 16-26, male 16-26. Census image page 37. Neighbor Daniel Murphy.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. [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).

Sarah Bowen1

#2479, b. before 1756, d. say 1830
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*before 17561 
Census*1800Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Sarah Bowen', head, female 45+, with females 1 10-15, 1 16-25, 1 other free person.
Census image page 10.2 
Death*say 18301 

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. [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).

Sarah Bowen1

#2505, b. between 1775 and 1794
Last Edited14 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1775 and 17941 
Cen-Head*1820Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; "Sarah Bowen", head: females 2 16-26, 1 26-45 (Sarah); males 1 u10, 2 16-18. Neighbors on same page Daniel Murphy, William Johnson.1 

Citations

  1. [S144] Census, U.S. of 1820, Duplin County, NC ancestry.com image pg 20, Maryland Historical Society.

Silas Bowen1

#2489, b. between 1781 and 1790
Last Edited24 Oct 2015
Birth*between 1781 and 17901 
Cen-Head*1830Duplin County, North Carolina, USA; 'Silas Bowen', head, male 40-49, females 1 15-19, 1 40-49. Census image page 7.2 

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. [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).

Stephen Bowen1

#2533, b. 1767, d. 10 November 1838
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Father*Clifton Bowen Jr.1 b. 1735, d. 1793
Mother*Martha Harris1 b. s 1740
Birth*1767North Carolina, USA1 
Death*10 November 18381 

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.

James Riley Box

#1610, b. before 1845
Last Edited20 Oct 2002
Birth*before 1845date guess based on marriage date 
Marriage*17 January 1860Sarah Ann "Nancy" Balkcom; Henry County, Alabama, USA1,2 

Citations

  1. [S167] Civil War Company Rosters, 6 AL Infantry Regiment Co B, Henry Grays per Jeffrey Palmer e-mail address.
  2. [S153] Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868, Courthouse Henry County Alabama, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868.

Angelina Boyd1

#2065, b. before 1840, d. 1881
Last Edited1 Aug 2004
Birth*before 1840date guessed based on marriage date1 
Married Name15 December 1857Balkcom1 
Marriage*15 December 1857Allen Balkcom; Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA1 
Death*1881Alabama, USA; wagon accident1 

Citations

  1. [S295] Researcher Johnnie Tate, e-mail message May 2004, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/t/a/t/Johnnie-T-Tate/index.html, e-mail address.