Estate of Nathaniel Bowe (dec'd 1829) of Hanover County, Virginia

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Date: 1829 to 1842
Location: Hanover County, Virginia, United States of Americamap
Surnames/tags: Bowe Perrin Cross
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Documents from Chancery Files pertaining to the distribution of the estate of Nathaniel W Bowe (1766-1829).

Names of Inheritors

Named in Nathaniel's Will (1829):

  1. Susanna Bowe, wife
  2. Susanna N Perrin, daughter, and wife of Samuel Perrin
  3. Susanna Perrin's children
  4. Polly Cross, daughter, and wife of Oliver T Cross
  5. Martha Davis, daughter, and wife of Nathaniel Davis
  6. Nancy Yarborough, daughter, and wife of Jesse Yarborough
  7. Sophia Wingfield, daughter, and wife of Hudson M Wingfield
  8. Elizabeth Green, daughter, and wife of John B Green
  9. Amanda M. (Bowe) Goddin, daughter, and wife of Thomas H Goddin
  10. Harriett Bowe, daughter
  11. Emily R Bowe, daughter
  12. Nathaniel Fleming Bowe, son, appointed executor
  13. Hector Bowe, son, appointed executor

The dates on the advancements noted below, many of which were accompanied by gifts of furniture and saddles, may indicate the date of the daughters' marriages.

Also, in the Memorandum of Advancement, two children Ariadne B and Eugenia N,, children of Susan N Perrin (widow of Nathaniel Bowe) are named.

Names of Slaves

Named in the Memorandum of Advancement made by Capt Nathaniel Bowe:

  1. To Nathaniel Davis and Martha his wife
    1. 1811 Phebe, age 19
    2. 1815 Maria, age 14
  2. To Oliver T Cross and Polly V his wife
    1. 1817 Stephen, age 17
    2. 1818 Edith, age 9
  3. To John B Green and Eliza his wife
    1. 1818 John, age 20
    2. 1818 Polly, age 9
  4. To Hudson P Wingfield and Sophia D his wife
    1. 1826 Anne, age 16
    2. 1827 Jack, age 8
  5. To Jesse G Yarborough and Nancy his wife
    1. 1826 Adeline, age 15
    2. 1828 Sam, age 37
  6. To Samuel Perrin and Susan N his wife
    1. 1823 Winny, age 16
  7. To Thomas H Goddin and Amanda his wife, who died in his lifetime leaving two infants, Mortimer and Thomas H
    1. 1828 Daniel, age 17

Phebe may the same Phebe named in a Perrin Family Bible entry "January ’99 Pheby daughter of Milly was suppose to be 8 years old".


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