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

John Bowen

Male Bef 1644 - 1699  (> 55 years)


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  • Name John Bowen 
    Born Bef 1644 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Apr 1699  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I81265  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2023 

    Family Elizabeth MNU Bowen,   b. Bef 1684,   d. Bef 1720, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 36 years) 
    Married Bef 1700  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Bowen,   b. Bef 1699, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1745, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)  [natural]
     2. John Bowen,   b. Bef 1698, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1747, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F40237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • there is another John Bowen living in Old Rappahannock of about the same age.
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      are there two generations of John Bowen records conflated ?
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      1661-1665 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 389
      Northumberland Countv Court 20th of June 1661
      - JOHN JERKELL (JERKEN) Servant to JOHN BOWEN is adjudged to bee 13 yeares of age & to serve accordinge to Act
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 15
      Northumberld: in Virginia: KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt: I LEONRD: HOWSON in ye abovesd: County for diverse good causes have sold unto JOHN BOWEN of ye sd: County a parcell of Land conteyninge Three hundred & fifty acres or thereabouts bounded, vizt., Begining upon ye maine Branch by JOHN SHAW & where JOHN SHAWes line crosses ye sd: Branch, runninge Westerly upon ye sd: Branch to ye Westermost Branch of ye Swampe unto FAWSETTs line, Easterly upon FAWSETTs line to JNO. SHAWes line, from thence following JOHN SHAWes line to the place where begunne, To have & to hold ye sd: Land wth: ye priviledges thereon & doe from my selfe my heyres warrant ye sd: land unto JOHN BOWEN his heires & assignes for ever; In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seals this 22 Febr: 1666
      Sealed signed & delivd: in ye p:sents of us
      THO: BARRAT, LEONRD: HOWSON
      JNO: SOUTHERLAND his m:rke
      28th Apr: 1667. Recognitur Cur: LEONRD: HOWSON & recordatur
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 58
      Northumberland County Court 10th of March 1668/69
      It is ordered yt; Mr.EDWARD SAUNDERS & JOHN BOWEN take care to p:serve ye Estate of THO: ROLEPH & yt: mr. LEONRD: HOWSON cause ye same to bee Inventoryed by foure of ye Neighbours to bee exhibited into ye next Cort.
      (On margin: THO: ROLPHEs Estate to bee appraysed)
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 60
      NorthumberJa.nd County Court 6th of April 1669
      - Whereas p Order of ye last Cort:. an Inventory was exhibited to this Cort: of ye Estate of THO: ROLPH. deced .. It is ordered yt: Mr. EDW: SAUNDERS and JOHN BOWEN dispose of ye sd Estate, they giveing good caucon to bee responsabJe to ye same when it hereto required by ye Cort.
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 83
      I doe certify yt: JOHN BOWEN of Northumberld: County did this day enter a (53) Petition with: mee to be p:sented to ye Right Honorble: ye Governor about ye Escheat of a peece of Land of 300 acres wch was lately sold by ye sd. BOWEN to one THO: RALPH, dying before he had made paymt., for ye sd: Land, having made noe Will nor disposed of any pt: thereof by Deed or Conveyance whatsoever; Given under my hand this 120th of April 1669
      PET: ASHTON, Depty: Escheatr: to THO: LUDWELL, Esqr.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 6/6
      At a Court held for Northumberl'd County the 19th day of Apr'll an'o 1699
      Upon the Moc'on of CHARLES FALLON a Probate is granted him of the Last Will and Testam't of JOHN BOWEN dec'ed the s'd Will being proved by the Oaths of JAMES COX & DENNIS FALLON Witnesses to the said Will and the same is Recorded.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 143/4
      Att a Court held for Northumb'I'd County the 19th of Feb'y Anno 1700/1
      RICH'D RUTH & ELIZ'TH his wife Relict of JOHN BREWER [Bowen] dec'ed haveing moved this Court that the said JOHN BREWER made a Will but nominated noe Exec'r therein& prayed Adm'c'on on the said BERWERs Estate w'th the Will annexed This Court haveing perused the said Will are of opinion that noe Adm'c'on be granted them.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 183/12
      Aft a Court held for Northumb'I'd County the 18th day of X'ber Anno Dom. 1701
      THO. WILLIAMS Adm'r of JN'O BOWEN dec'ed ag't JANE VOLLEN [Fallon] Dismist.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 184/6
      Att a Court held for Northumb'I'd County the 18th day of X'ber Anno Dom. 1701
      THOMAS WILLIAMS and ALLICE his wife Adm'x of JOHN BOWEN dec'ed ag't JANE VOLLEN [Fallon] Continued till next Court.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 189/5
      Att a Court held for Northumb'I'd Court the 16th day of July Anno 1702
      THOMAS WILLIAMS & ALICE his wife Adm's of JOHN BOWEN dec'ed ag't JANE FALLON dismist.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 212/11
      Att a Court held for Northumb'I'd the 21st day of Jan'y Anno Dom. 1701/2
      Whereas JANE FALLON hath made out by diverse Bills taken in Acco'ts Rec[eip]ts & other disbursem'ts that the Estate of JOHN BOWEN dec'ed is indebted to the Estate of CHARLES FALLON dec'ed upon ballance of Acco'ts & funerall Expences Two thousand five hundred forty six pounds of tob'o and Casq' Judgm't is granted the said JANE Exec'x of the said CHARLES FALLON for the said sum'e against the said BOWENs Estate with Costs al's Ex'o.
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      1699-1706 Order Book - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Page 267/9
      Att a Court held for Northumb'I'd Court the 18th day of Sept'r Anno 1703
      RICHARD RUTH and ELIZABETH his wife late ELIZ'TH BOWEN Guard'n to her Sone EDWARD BOWEN against JANE VOLLEN [Fallon] Continued to the next Court at the Defts Moc'on.

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