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Maria Ursula Fructuosa (Veramendi) Bowie (1811 - 1833)

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Maria Ursula Fructuosa (Ursula) Bowie formerly Veramendi
Born in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Colonymap
Died in Monclova, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexicomap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Nov 2015
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Categories: San Antonio, Texas | Monclova, Coahuila | Texas Colonies | Texas First Families | Texas Founders and Settlers.

Born in La Villa de San Fernando de Bexar


Maria Ursula Fructuosa Veramendi Bowie[1] Maria Ursula Veramendi was born October 26, 1811 in San Antonio, Texas Colony.(present day San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas).[2][3]

Ursula married James Bowie on April 25, 1831.


Marie Elve Bowie (1832 - 1833)
James Veramendi Bowie (1833 - 1833)

She passed away September 10, 1833, in Monclova, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico. According to William Williamson and his reference regarding James Bowie, his wife died of cholera. [2][4]

She was buried in San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas. Ursula's parents, Governor Juan Martin del Carmen Veramendi and María Joséfa Candida Navarro; and both children died of the cholera epidemic.[5][6]


  1. Navarro Genealogy
  2. 2.0 2.1 William R. Williamson, "BOWIE, JAMES," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 15, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Modified on October 15, 2015. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
  4. Three Roads to the Alamo: The LIves and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barrett Travis, William C. Davis, (New York: Harper Collins), 362-3.

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