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      994. George Bowman, born in Germany; died Aft. 1768 in Cedar Creek, Virginina. He married 995. Maria Elisabeth Hite 1731 in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

      995. Maria Elisabeth Hite, born January 02, 1707/08 in Trescklingen, Germany; died Aft. 1768 in Frederick County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Jost Hite and Anna Maria Merckle.

Notes for George Bowman:
TO PHILADELPHIA c1731
TO VA 1731-2
SETTLED CEDAR CREEK, VA
                        WILL OF GEORGE BOWMAN
In the name of God Amen I George Bowman of the County of Frederick being of Sound and Perfect Mind & Memorys thanks be to God for it Do this Day make & Publish this my Last Will & testament in manner & for in following & vzt Imprissus I Give & Bequeath to my Well beloved Wife Mary Bowman One full third Part of my movable Estate.
Item I also Give & Bequeath to my Said Beloved Wife Mary the Negro fellow Harry & the Negro Wench Esther & their Increase during her Natural Life & after her Decease my Will is that the Said Negroes Harry & Esther With their increase be Appraised & Sold & the mony Arting By Such Sail to Be equally Divided Between my children Which are then living.
Item I give & Bequeath to my Son Jacob Bowman the Tract of Land Which I Bought of William Linwell containing five hundred Acres Lying & Being on Linwell's Creek in the County of Augusta to him his heirs & Assigns forever.
Item I Give & Bequeath to my son John Bowman the tract of Land Which I Bought of Jost Hite containing five hundred Acres Lying & Being on the said Linwell's Creek in the Said County of Augusta to him his heirs & Assigns forever.
Item I give & Bequeath to my son Abraham Bowman one hundred and fifty Pounds current mony two horses or Mares of the Value of Ten Pounds Each to be paid & Delivered him by My Executers here after named out of my Moveable Estate & if it Should happen that my Said Son Abraham Should die Before he comes of Age than my Will is that the Same Be equally Divided Between the Remaining Part of my children.
Item I give & Bequeath to my Son Joseph Bowman one hundred and fifty Pounds current mony two horses or Maraes of the Value of ten pounds Each to be paid & delivered him by my executors out of my moveable Estate & if it Should happen that my Said Son Joseph Should die before he comes of age then my Will & Desires is that the Same be equally Divided Between the Remaining part of my children.
Item My will & Desire is that the tract of Land & plantation Where on I now Live Which contains Seven hundred & twenty Acres be divided in four Equal Parts Which I give & Bequeath in Manner following & vzt The house & Plantation With the Land joyning there to according to the Division I Give to my son Isaac to be by him Possessed When He comes of Age With this reserve only that it is my Will & Desire that my Well beloved Wife Mary shall live thereon & enjoy the same During her Natural Life: that parcel of the Said tract Whereon the mill is I Give to my son George Together with the mill according to the Said Division & that Part of the Said tract Joyning the Plantation according to the Said Division I give to my Son Abraham and the other Remaining part I give to my Son Joseph to be by them possessed When they come of age.
Item I give & Bequeath to My Daughter Mary Stephens One Hundred Pounds Corrent money.
Item I give & Bequeath to my Daughter Elizabeth Ruddell One Hundred Pounds corrent money.
Item I give & Bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Wright one Hundred Pounds corrent money.
Item I Give & Bequeath to my Daughter Ragener Direly one hundred Pounds corrent money.
Item I Give & Bequeath to my Daughter Rebecca Bowman one hundred Pounds corrent money three cows & calves one Heiffer Six Sheep & one horse or mare of value of ten Pounds.
Item My Will & Desire also is that the Tract of Land containing Three Hundred & Seventy Acres Lying on Crooked Run in this County the Tract of Land containing one Hundred acres on the North River of Shannado & the House & half Lott Belonging to the Same be Sold By my Said Executors to the Best Advantage given & Here by Granting full Power & Authority to them to make Good & Sufficient Titles to the Said Lands and after Such Sales to made my Will is that the Money arising there By to Together With the money arising by the Sale of the Best Residue of my Estate Both Reale and personal not here to fore mentioned Be Divided
equally Between my beloved Wife Mary and the surviving part of my children and further I constitute and appoint my Sons Jacob & George Bowman & My Son-in-Law Isaac Ruddle Executors of this My Last Will & testament & do here By utterly Disallow Revoke & disannul All and Every other former Statements Wills, Legacies Requests & Executors By me in any Wise Before this time names Willed & Bequeathed ratifying & confirming this and no other to be My Last Will and testament In Witness Where of I have here unto Let My hand and Seal this third Day of November One Thousand Seven hundred & Sixty foure.
Signed Sealed Published and Declared )
By the Said George Bowman as his Last )
Will and testament in the Presents of us ) George Bowman
the Words (and fifty) and in Words (to them) )
Weare interviewed Be fore Signed )
Tho: Wood

Rebecca Bowman

NB Item My will & Desire is that above hundred Pounds I allotted to give to my Oldest Daughter Mary Stephens shall be given to her Children My Grand Sons as followeth twenty five pounds to be Paide to George William Stephins Twenty Pounds to Jacob Stephins & Twenty Pounds to Isaac Stephins Twenty Pounds Joseph Stephins & Twenty Pounds to Adam Stephins the Remaining five Pounds to be Paid out of my Estate by the Executors of this my last Will and testament if there Should be any of my Estate over and above to be Divided amongst My Children only Daughter Mary Part shall be Equally Divided amongst her children and to be Paid to them as they Arrive to the full age of Twenty one years as
Witness My hand this 28 day if August 1766

John Bowman
Abraham Bowman                  Signed      George Bowman
Joseph Bowman






  Notes for Maria Elisabeth Hite:
HOME-HARMONY HALL

     
Children of George Bowman and Maria Hite are:
  i.   John George Bowman, born April 27, 1732; died Abt. 1747 in Died young.
  ii.   John Jacob Bowman, born December 02, 1733 in CEDAR CREEK, VA; died June 20, 1780 in Killed in Battle of Ramsour' Mills; married (1) Grizel Greenlee; married (2) Sarah Stephens; born 1746; married (3) Susanah Millhouse.
  Notes for John Jacob Bowman:
MOVED TO SC IN 1767
Was a noted Indian fighter, and held the rank of Captain. He was the first County Lieutenant - virtually governor of Kentucky[tmg.


  iii.   Emma Maria Bowman, born November 19, 1735 in Cedar Creek, Virginia; died January 1820; married (1) Lewis Stephens; married (2) Lawrence Stephens.
  497 iv.   Elizabeth Bowman, born March 18, 1736/37 in Cedar Creek, Shenandoah, VA; died Abt. 1815 in Bourbon County, Kentucky; married Isaac Ruddell August 02, 1750 in Cedar Creek, Virginia.
  v.   Johannes Bowman, born December 19, 1738 in CEDAR CREEK, VA; died 1784 in LINCOLN CO, KY; married (2) Elizabeth Bryan August 17, 1771.
  vi.   Sarah Bowman, born February 09, 1740/41; died 1828; married George Wright.
  Marriage Notes for Sarah Bowman and George Wright:



  vii.   Regina Ann Bowman, born January 13, 1742/43 in Frederick County, Maryland; died Abt. 1828; married Peter Deyerle Abt. 1764; born April 07, 1732 in Germany; died Abt. 1828.
  viii.   Rebecca Bowman, born March 23, 1744/45; died July 08, 1838; married George Brinker 1768.
  ix.   George Bowman, born March 24, 1746/47; died September 1779.
  Notes for George Bowman:
WILL PROVEN 5 SEP 1838



  x.   Colonel Abraham Bowman, born October 16, 1749; died November 09, 1837; married Sarah Henry Abt. 1780.
  Notes for Colonel Abraham Bowman:

Colonel of the famous 8th Virginia Regiment - known as the German Regiment in the Revolution.

  xi.   Major Joseph Bowman, born March 08, 1751/52; died August 19, 1779 in Vincennes, Indiana.
  Notes for Major Joseph Bowman:
MAJOR, and second in command to General George Rogers Clarkin the Vincennes expedition. He died at Vincennes of wounds, August 14, 1779, being the only officer to lose his life in that expedition. His important and interesting journal is in the possession of the
Kentucky Historical Society.
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MAJOR, and second in command to General George Rogers Clarkin the Vincennes expedition. He died at Vincennes of wounds, August 14, 1779, being the only officer to lose his life in that expedition. His important and interesting journal is in the possession of the
Kentucky Historical Society.


  xii.   Catherine Bowman, born November 17, 1754; died in Young.
  xiii.   Captain Isaac Bowman, born April 24, 1757 in Harmony Hall, Cedar Creek, VA; died September 09, 1826 in VA; married (1) Elizabeth Gatewood; born August 27, 1764; died August 26, 1790; married (2) Mary Jane Chinn 1792; born October 31, 1773 in Lancaster County, VA; died August 21, 1830 in Shenandoah County, VA.
  Notes for Captain Isaac Bowman:
Lieutenant in Clark's expedition. He was captured by Indians in November, 1779, and was at first treated with great cruelty. Then a chief took a fancy to him and wished to make him his son-in-law. He was treated kindly thereafter, and lived with the tribe until, with the assistance of a trader, he was able to escape. He was next heard of in Cuba, whence he returned to the old Bowman house near Strasburg, when he died. He married first Elizabeth Gatewood; second, Mary Chinn. By the first marriage, there were four children: Philip, who settled in Switzerland County, Indiana, and left a large family. (2) Abraham, (3) Cretiarisse, (4) Susan.
By his second wife, Mary Chinn, Lieut. Isaac Bowman had nine children: (5) Joseph, (6) John, (7) Eliza, (8) Isaac, who married Eleanor Briscoe Hite, and had a daughter Mary, who married ? Davison, (9) George, (10) Robert, (11) Mary, (12) Washington, (13) Rebecca.[tmg.FTW]

Lieutenant in Clark's expedition. He was captured by Indians in November, 1779, and was at first treated with great cruelty. Then a chief took a fancy to him and wished to make him his son-in-law. He was treated kindly thereafter, and lived with the tribe until, with the assistance of a trader, he was able to escape. He was next heard of in Cuba, whence he returned to the old Bowman house near Strasburg, when he died. He married first Elizabeth Gatewood; second, Mary Chinn. By the first marriage, there were four children: Philip, who settled in Switzerland County, Indiana, and left a large family. (2) Abraham, (3) Cretiarisse, (4) Susan.
By his second wife, Mary Chinn, Lieut. Isaac Bowman had nine children: (5) Joseph, (6) John, (7) Eliza, (8) Isaac, who married Eleanor Briscoe Hite, and had a daughter Mary, who married ? Davison, (9) George, (10) Robert, (11) Mary, (12) Washington, (13) Rebecca.



      996. William H. David, born December 1700; died 1774.
     
Children of William H. David are:
  498 i.   William David, born 1740; died 1819; married Mary Simmons.
  ii.   Jacob David, born 1757; died 1828; married Mary Davis September 02, 1804; born March 26, 1778.
  iii.   Michael David, born 1763; died June 04, 1833; married Celia Tharp January 20, 1807; died 1835.


      1008. Benjamin Hiames, born 1696 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died May 25, 1771 in West Greenwich, Rhode Island. He was the son of James Hiames and Sarah ?. He married 1009. Mary James June 1723 in North Kingstown, Washington,RI.

      1009. Mary James, born Abt. 1704 in Westerly, RI; died February 12, 1799 in Rutland, Rutland, Vermont. She was the daughter of William James and Mary ?.

Notes for Benjamin Hiames:
Admitted as Freeman of West Greenwich in 30 September 1762. He helped build a grist mill and received half interest in it in 1729. He bought land in East Greenwich (now West Greenwich) 22March 1730 and sold it 28 June 1731. He bought land in Exeter, Rhode Island 12 February 1745, 20 February 1750 and sold it 24 March 1750, 15 January 1753, 10 January 1754, 10 December 1756, 27 January 1757, and 7 March 1745.
He petitioned the Rhode Island General Assembly for highway in North Kingston 14 June1731.
As a cripple, he petitioned the Rhode Island General Assembly to be released from debtor's prison February 1747 and August 1754.
He was posted as a common Tipler or drunkard in West Greenwich 11 February 1758.
His estate was inventoried in West Greenwich 24 May 1771. He was insolvent.
His son Capt. William Hiams was administer of Benjamin's estate April 1771.


  Notes for Mary James:
In New England Register as Hiams.
     
Children of Benjamin Hiames and Mary James are:
  i.   James Hiames, born October 27, 1724 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died June 04, 1807 in Ashford, CT; married Abigail ? 1749; died Bef. 1807.
  Notes for James Hiames:
Bought land North Kingston from father in 1748
Admitted Freeman of Exeter 3 December 1745.
Bought land in Exeter 21 September 1751 and sold it 9 February 1753

  ii.   Capt. William Hiames112, born May 20, 1726 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died Abt. 1794 in Exeter, Rhode Island; married Lydia Whitford; born November 22, 1730; died Bef. 1794.
  Notes for Capt. William Hiames:
CAPT 1759-63
TOWN COUNSELMAN


  iii.   Spink Hyams, born November 06, 1728 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died in EXETER; married Elizabeth Richmond October 06, 1757 in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island.
  Notes for Spink Hyams:
FREEMAN OF EXETER 18 April 1759
Baptized APT CH EXETER OCT 1777


  504 iv.   Amos Himes, Sr, born 1747 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died January 13, 1805 in Rutland, Rutland, VT; married (1) Jane Reynolds March 07, 1771 in West Greenwich, RI; married (2) Thankful Andrews Bef. 1779 in Rutland County, VT; married (3) Lucy Graham January 13, 1801 in Rutland, MA.
  v.   Mary Hyams, born Abt. 1740 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island; died Aft. 1794; married Thomas Tillinghast March 29, 1771 in West Greenwich, Rhode Island; born April 27, 1732; died October 21, 1827.


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