Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Bowles Alder

Male 1732 - Aft 1780  (> 49 years)


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  • Name Bowles Alder 
    Born 5 Jan 1731/32  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1780  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I044959  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2018 

    Father George Alder,   b. Bef 1709,   d. 28 Aug 1737, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Keech,   b. Abt 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1729  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 230.
      Court Proceedings. October 13, 1778
      Bartholomew Scott, 9 years old next Nov 15, an orphan, is bound to Bowles Alder until he arrives to age 21. Sd Alder promises to teach Bartholomew to read distinctly in the Bible, to write a legible hand, and to do arithmetic so far as to be able to cast up accounts, and at the end of his time to give him a decent suit of apparel.
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      HAYES, THOMAS, St Mary's Co. 20 Aug, 1764; 1 Oct, 1764
      Wife Ruth Hawkins Hayes, my land during her life and then to son John Hawkins Hayes and if he dies without issue then to my two daus. Elizabeth Keech Hayes and Ann Hayes, and if they should die without issue then to Boots (Bools?) Alder. {sic Bowles Adler}
      Witt Robt. Hammet, John Jarbeo, John Burroughs. 33. 29
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 267. At the request of Bowles Alder & Others the following Supersedes was recorded June 29, 1768
      PGCo Sct, June 4, 1768; You Bowles Alder James Alder and Edward Edelen do confess judgment to Capt. Enoch Magruder for the of 141 pounds tobacco to be levied on your goods chattles lands or tenements for the use of Capt. Enoch Magruder in case Bowles Alder shall not pay and satisfy the said sum and costs thereon on February 10th next. George Hardey, Jr.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 230.
      Court Proceedings. October 13, 1778
      Jesse Scott, an orphan, 7 years old last April 6, is bound to Bowles Alder. Alder agrees to teach Jesse to read distinctly in the Bible, to write a legible hand, and to do arithmetic so far as to be able to cast up accounts, and at the end of his time to give him a decent suit of apparel.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 430, Bill of Sale. I, Bowles Allder of CC, planter, for 2400 lbs of crop tobacco, I have sold to James Muncaster (Munkister), 2 bay mares, 1 young sorrel horse, I horse colt, and 1 red cow, and a red and white heifer, 1 brindle heifer, and 1 bed and furniture. Signed Dec 30, 1779 - Bowles Allder. Wit - Richd Barnes (CC JP), Will Barnes.
      Recorded Jan 14, 1780.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      1757-1759 - Bowles Alder is a Private in Capt. Joshua Beall's Company of Prince George's Co., Md. Militia in the French & Indian War during the period Oct. 1757-Apr. 1759.
      Source: Clark, Murtie J., "Colonial Soldiers of the South, 1732-1774," pp. xiv and 116