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Johannes (Baumann) Bowman (1738 - 1784)

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Col. Johannes "John" Bowman formerly Baumann
Born in Opequon Creek, Orange, Virginiamap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Bowman Station, Burgin, Lincoln County, Kentuckymap
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'Col. Johannes "John" Bowman (b. 17 Dec 1738, d. 4 May 1784)

Col. Johannes "John" Bowman (son of George Bowman and Mary Hite) born December 17, 1738 in Opequon Creek, Orange, Virginia; died May 4, 1784 Bowman Station, Burgin, Lincoln/Mercer County, Kentucky; married Elizabeth McClung born 1731, died 1784.[1]


Name: Johannes /Baumann/
Given Name: Johannes
Surname: Baumann[2]


Date: 29 Apr 1739
Place: Opequon, Frederick, Virginia, USA


  1. In July 1768, he sold his share of the inheritance received from his father's death, 545 acres (2.21 km2) of the Bowman family estate in Linvel's Creek, and settled on the Roanoke. He was later recommended a justice of the peace in Augusta County in June 1769 and was appointed as commissioner of Botetourt County following its official incorporation into Virginia Colony.
    Marrying Elizabeth McClung who was the widow of David Bryan and eight years his senior, he was involved in a minor legal dispute during the early 1770s over land which Bryan had directed in his will be sold to William Cox upon his death. He successfully acquired the 166 acres (0.67 km2) along Glade Creek and kept it as part of the Bryan estate.
  2. Source: #S100
  • Source: S100 Abbreviation: Ancestral File (R) Title: Ancestral File (R) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998 Repository: #R5 Paranthetical: N
  • Repository: R5 Name: Family History Library Address: 35 N West Temple Street CONT Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA Name: Family History Library Address 1: 35 N West Temple Street Address 2: Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA
  • Source: S-1372404539 Repository: #R-2139264563 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived Note: APID: 1,7836::0


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