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

Thomas Contee Bowie

Male 1771 - 1813  (42 years)


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  • Name Thomas Contee Bowie 
    Born 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1813  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036923  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Fielder Bowie,   b. 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Clagett Eversfield,   b. 6 May 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1766  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Mackall Bowie,   b. 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1825, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1801  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Mackall Bowie,   b. 12 Dec 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1871, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Thomas Fielder Bowie,   b. 7 Apr 1808, Queen Anne Knolls, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1869, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Robert Bowie,   b. 4 Apr 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1881, Cedar Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F21375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808; Folio 524
      THOMAS LANSDALE 11/13/1802 01/27 /1803
      "being Sick and weak in Body , ,"
      Bequeaths to:
      1 William M. Lansdale --son
      -testator desires that his business in Queen Anne Town be conducted under the
      firm of Lansdale & Clagett --prosecuted and continued until the 1st of May 1804
      by his son as if testator was still alive and son is to act as his substitute in order to keep the firm alive and all that all estate read, mixed and personal to be considered as liable for the transactions and that the whole profits of the said transactions on testator's part or on the part of William are to be taken as part of the estate generally and not to vest in him
      -to have $20,000 and testator's gold watch to keep as a memorial of his father
      2. Cornelia Lansdale --daughter
      Violetta Lansdale -daughter
      Eliza Lansdale --daughter
      Phillip Lansdale --son
      -testator's 5 children to have 20 lots in the City of ‘Vashington as described in the
      deeds
      -each to have an equal portion share and share alike
      3. 'William H. Dorsey --friend of Georgetown
      -to make and distribute w/in 12 months after testator's decease the said lots
      Washington among testator's children
      -Phillip to have the sum of $25,000
      -Cornelia to have the sum of $16.000
      -Violerta to have the sum of $16, 000
      -Eliza to have the sum of $16,000
      4. Cornelia Lansdale --wife
      -to have all of testator's real estate lying in the town of Queen Anne for her widowhood or single life and should she remarry, then the real estate to testator's son William
      -to have the sum of $16,000
      -to have all. Negroes, stock, all household furniture, kitchen furniture, carriage, horses and the money in the house at the time of testator's decease except for certificates -testator desires that his 5 children reside with their mother until they arrive at the age
      of 21 and the interest on the sums devised to them to be applied to their maintenance -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's 5 children
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Thomas C. Bowic
      Baruch Duckett Joseph W. Clagett Clement Smith
      Then came: Thomas Contee Bowie. Joseph White Clagett and Clement Smith
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 490. At the request of Thomas Contee Bowie the following Deed was recorded April 6, 1791
      Indenture made January 25, 1791; Cephas Hoye in consideration of 130 pounds current money paid by Thomas Contee Bowie and for other good causes and considerations to him has sold the northern part of a tract called "Twyver" ["Twyford"] containing 112 acres which did belong to my father Dorsett Hoye. Signed Cephas Hoye in the presence of and acknowledged before Fielder Bowie, Thos. Gantt and at the same time Elizabeth Hoye w/o Cephas Hoye relinquished her right of dower

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