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

John Bowen

Male 1707 - 1735  (28 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John Bowen 
    Born 1707  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Nov 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16524  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father John Bowen,   b. Abt 1686, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Dorsett,   b. Abt 1690, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1721 and 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1706  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Bowen, John, Prince George's Co., 26th Nov., 1735.
      To aunt Anne Harris, sister Kesiah, cousins Joseph and Amy Harris, sisters Sarah and Ann, personalty.
      To aunt Anne Harris, extx., residue of estate.
      Test- Thomas Hodgkin, Thomas Dorsett. 21, 485
      ===
      John Bowen 21.399 PG £42.8.0 May 1736 Jul 1 1736
      Appraisers: John Orme, James Hervey.
      Creditors: Richard Lee, Patrick Sim.
      Next of kin: Ann Hance, Kezia Bowen.
      Administrator/Executor: Samuell Selby.
      ===
      John Brown {sic Bowen} 20.249 A PG £42.8.0 £11.8.7 Jun 25 1744
      Received from: John Wilborn, Samuel Magruder, Ann Harris.
      Payments to: Dr. Patrick Sim, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Legatees: Keziah Bowen.
      Representatives: (unnamed) all of age except 1 (Joseph Harris).
      Administrator: Samuel Selby.
      ===
      Bowen (Browen), John, planter, Prince George's County, 15th Sept., 1725; 5th Feb,, 1725/6.
      To youngest daus. Anne and Kessiah, 100 A. "Pie's (Pye's) Hard Shift." Zaciah Swamp; and personalty.
      To dau. Elizabeth, 50 A. afsd. tract,
      To son John, dwelling plantation (unnamed) and "Twifoott".
      To 2 daus. Sarah and Felessety, [Felicity] 1/2 personal estate.
      To sister Elizabeth Bowen, Nathaniell's wife, personalty.
      To all children, other half of estate equally.
      Ex.: Bro. Thomas Dossett.
      Test: Thom, Bowen, Nathaniel Bowen,, Eph. Govens (Gover). MCW 18.447
      ===
      John Bowin 8.446 A PG £69.14.10 £13.10.5 Oct 30 1727
      Body brought from Calvert County.
      Payments to: William Beans, Samuel Magruder, Thomas Quaram, John Kirkwood, John White, John Hall, Dr. John Hamilton, Robert Bradley, Henry French.
      Heirs: John Bowin (aged about 20 years), Elisabeth Bowin, Sarah Bowin, Anne Bowin, Filicity Bowin.
      Executor: Thomas Dorsett.
      ===
      Dorset, Ann, Prince George County, 14th Jan., 1721; 5th June, 1721.
      To dau. Eliza. Boen [Bowen], serv't Ruth Sheepherd, and personalty. dau. Mary, servt,-boy John Willburn, and personalty. son Thomas, dau. Sarah Winser (Winsher), grandsons Dorset Hoey, James Hoey and John Beon, Jr. [Bowen]; Thos, Webster, Leonard Freaser, and dau. Anne Harrison, personalty.
      Son Thomas ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Thom. Dullany, Aaron Lomus, Hugh More. 16.453.
      ===
      Dorset, John, planter, Prince George's County, 22nd Feb., 1717; 18th June, 1718.
      To nephew Thomas Webster and hrs., all land purchased by testator.
      To sisters Anne and Mary, personalty at decease of testator's mother.
      To nephew John Bowers [Bowen] and hrs., sister Eliz. Bowers [Bowen], bro.-in-law John Bowers [Bowen] and mother ----------, extx., personalty.
      Test: Jos. Noble., Wm. Austin, Thos. Windser, 14. 608
      ===
      Acts of the General Assembly Hitherto Unprinted 1694-1698, 1711-1729
      Liber LL, 5 Acts of 1727, ch. 16 Page 164

      An Act for the Makeing Good & Valid in Law a Certain Deed of bargain & Sale from John Brown of Prince George's County to John Frazer of Calvert County Mariner.
      Whereas Ephraim Gover of Calvert County by his humble Petn to this present Assembly hath set forth that he has heretofore Viz the ninth day of June Anno Domini Seventeen hundred & Twenty six purchased from a Certain John Frazer of Calvert County part of a Tract of Land Lying in the said County Called "Archers Hays" sold by a Certain John Bowen of Prince George's County to the said John Frazer but forasmuch as the said John Fraser being an Illiterate person has neglected to Record the Deed from the said John Bowen to him made & for that the said Bowen is since Deceased the petr Cannot obtain a new deed thereof and for that the truth of the Allegations of the said Petition is made Appear to this present Assembly and that Notice has been Duly Given to all psons Concerned pursuant to the Order of the Last Session of Assembly It is humbly pray'd that it may be Enacted And be it Enacted by the Rt Honourable the Lord Proprietary by and with the Advice & Consent of his Lordships Govr and the Upper and Lower houses of Assembly and the Authority of the same that the said Ephraim Gover his heirs and assignes on Recording the said Deed from the said John Bowin to the said John Frazer wth in six months from the End of this present Session of Assembly in the Records of Calvert County Court shall for ever hereafter have hold and Enjoy as good sure Indefeazable Estate of Inheritance in fee Symple of in and unto the said part of the Tract of Land so as aforesaid Conveyd by the said John Bowen to the said John ffrazer in as full and Ample Manner to all Intents Constructions and purposes in the Law whatsoever as if the said Deed had been Duly Recorded According to the Directions of the Act of Assembly for Quieting possessions Enrolling Conveyances & Secureing the Estates of Purchasers any thing in the said Act to the Contrary in any wise notwithstanding Saveing to his most sacred Majesty, the Rt Honble the Lord Propry their heirs & Successors and all bodies Politick & Corporate and all Others not Menconed in this Act their Severall & Respective Rights.

Research Links  Find John Bowen at the following sites -

Ancestry records for John Bowen