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Henry Bowen (abt. 1738 - abt. 1808)

Henry Bowen
Born about in Augusta, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married 1763 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1785 [location unknown]
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Died about in Grainger, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Biography

Henry born 18 March 1770 was a Colonel and served at King's Mountain.

"King's Mountain Men" by KATHRINE KEOGH WHITE located in text here: [1]

Captain Arthur Bowen was in the Battle of King's Mountain (Roster & Soldiers Tennessee Society DAR pgs 307-308) William was ill and unable to go to King's Mountain and seen his brother Lt. Rees, who lost his life.

Moses dies at the age of 20 with smallpox during the Revolution.

William, Robert, John, Arthur all were captains. Also, Reese, Henry and Charles were officers in the Revolution.

Name: Henry Bowen. [2] [3]

Civil Augusta Co., VA. [3]

Residence 1782 07 05, Frederick County, VA. [2]

Sources

  1. https://archive.org/stream/kingsmountainmen00whit/kingsmountainmen00whit_djvu.txt
  2. 2.0 2.1 Source: #S-1702962125 Ancestry Record 3578 #32917566
  3. 3.0 3.1 Source: #S-1784388195 Ancestry Record 7832 #11479
  • Source: S-1702962125 Virginia Census, 1607-1890 Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc Record Collection 3578
  • Source: S-1784388195 Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical P Note: Record Collection 7832
  • Source: S-1784441803 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.Ancestry Family Trees Ancestry Family Tree 44800296

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Bowen-962 created through the import of White.wiki.ged on Oct 25, 2011 by Pam Wade.


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Henry Bowen was a sergeant in the VA Continental Line and was present at Valley Forge the winter of 19 Dec.1777- spring 19 June 1778.

Henry mustered out in either Jan. or Feb. of 1780 and may have been at King's Mtn with his brothers. DAR database has info on Henry and gives as proven/military records that he was a sergeant in VA Continental Line for approximately 3 years. Source: NARA M881, Compiled Military Service Records. Henry Bowen's records can be accessed on Fold3 if you have a subscription or can order from NARA $. Not sure where rank of Colonel came from: when checking out Kings Mtn soldiers there are lots of Bowen men. I have not seen a Henry Bowen with the rank of Colonel. Linda Alcott Maples A direct to Henry through his daughter Margaret who married John McElhaney.

posted by Linda (Alcott) Maples

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