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Descendants of John T. Bowen




Generation No. 1


1. JOHN T.5 BOWEN (JOHN4, ROBERT P.3, JOHN2, MOSES1) was born July 31, 1801 in Pickens County, S.C., and died June 04, 1871 in Pickens County, S.C.. He married ELVIRA HUNT January 08, 1829 in Probably Pickens County, SC, daughter of ESLI HUNT and TAMA MOSELEY. She was born October 17, 1811 in SC, and died March 10, 1900 in Pickens County, S.C..

Notes for J
OHN T. BOWEN:
Occupation: Farmer, Civil Engineer
SOURCE: Cyclopedia of Eminent & Representative Men

Head of Household - Pickens 1830, 1840 census
BOWEN-FIELD-NIMMONS Genealogy:
JOHN BOWEN July 31, 1801 - June 4 1871) M. January 8, 1829, Elvira Hunt
(October 17, 1811 - March 1900) many descendants in Pickens County, SC.

John was also a Notary Public of Pickens District




Notes for E
LVIRA HUNT:
Mrs, Bowen widow of John Bowen died at the home of her son Col. R.E. Bowen below Easley, S.C. the 10 (March). She was 88 years, 3 months and 21 days old and was the first person to join George's Creek Baptist Church when it was established 40 years ago. She leaves 10 children. Burial was at George's Creek Baptist Church. Rev. A.J.S. Thomas and Rev. Aiken conducted the service. (Elvira Hunt Bowen, born 17 Oct. 1811, daughter of the late Esli and Tama M. Hunt, died 10 March 1900 - Pickens Co., S.C.Cemetery Survey. Vol. 2, p. 183).
     
Children of J
OHN BOWEN and ELVIRA HUNT are:
2. i.   COL ROBERT ESLI6 BOWEN, b. October 08, 1830, Pickens County, SC; d. January 10, 1909, Pickens County, SC.
  ii.   TAMA ANN MALINDA BOWEN1, b. 1833; d. Unknown.
3. iii.   WILLIAM REECE BOWEN, b. October 25, 1835, Pickens County, S.C.; d. May 27, 1914, Post Oak Township, Johnson County, MO.
  iv.   CAPT JOHN HALLUM BOWEN1, b. October 08, 18381; d. January 15, 1903, Easley, Pickens Co, SC.
  Notes for CAPT JOHN HALLUM BOWEN:

John Hallum Bowen - Original 1st LT Infantry 4th Regiment SC, enrolled at Pendleton 14 April 1861, age 22. Re enrolled C/4 SC BN at reorganization 21 Apr 1862. Promoted to Captain 13 June 1862, transferred to Company K 16 Nov 1862, present for duty until WIA and POW Wauhatchie 28 Oct 1863. Sick in hospital Atlanta as of 28 Sept 1863, sent via Camp Chase to Johnson's Island, arriving ca 15 Nov 1863, sent to Fortress Monroe for exchange 6 Oct 1864, suffering from eriestertis, exchanged 11 Oct 1864, arrived Richmond 15 Oct 1864, sick furlough to SC 15 Oct-Dec 1864, submitted resignation late March 1864, endorsed by General Gary and approved by General Lee 24 Mar 1865, remained with company and paroled Appomattox, commanding company. Treasurer, Pickens County 1881-1884, SC House of Representatives 1884-85, 1889-90. Brother of Samuel H. Bowen Company D and Robert E. Bowen Col, 2 SC Rifles. Died of cancer 15 Jan 1903, buried Georges Creek Baptist Church, near Easley.
source: Hampton Legion - from PJ Dalton HDalton101@aol.com 10 Mar 1998.


  v.   SAMUEL HUNT BOWEN, b. July 20, 1840; d. Unknown.
  Notes for SAMUEL HUNT BOWEN:
Wounded at Will's Valley and discharged from the infantry. After the war he relocated and lived in Texas.

  vi.   THOMAS JEFFERSON BOWEN1, b. June 22, 1843; d. Unknown.
  Notes for THOMAS JEFFERSON BOWEN:
Enlisted at age 16 as a private in Company E, Second SC Rifles, promoted to sergeant. At the battle of Second M<Manasses, he was shot through both thighs (missing four months of action) and at the Wilderness had an arm broken. At the Wilderness his clothes were pierced fourteen time. He participated in the battles of Faines' Mill, Frayser's Farm, Second Manasses, Will's Valley, Knoxville, Wilderness, Fort Harrison and the siege of Petersburg. He was present at Appomattox for the surrender.





  vii.   MARTHA ELVIRA BOWEN1, b. November 20, 1846; d. Unknown.
  Notes for MARTHA ELVIRA BOWEN:
SOUR gravestone Georges Creek Cem/Pickens Co Cem Survey Bk 2
SOUR probable Georges Creek Cem/Pickens Co Cem Survey Bk 2

Submitter for b7034596: Herman Geschwind , 1714 Clarendon Drive , Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-2929 USA , Phone 910-288-0015 , Email: Geschwind@aol.com, Locator: Geschwind@aol.com & 73557.3447@compuserv

  viii.   MARCUS D LAFAYETTE BOWEN1, b. 1849; d. Unknown; m. LUCY MORRIS; d. Unknown.
  Notes for MARCUS D LAFAYETTE BOWEN:
Moved to Hill Co. TX

  ix.   DORCAS JANE BOWEN1, b. October 25, 1851; d. Unknown; m. LEWIS RECTOR REX DALTON; d. Unknown.
  Notes for DORCAS JANE BOWEN:
SOUR gravestone Georges Creek Cem/Pickens Co Cem Survey Bk 2
SOUR probable Georges Creek Cem/Pickens Co Cem Survey Bk 2

Submitter for b7034596: Herman Geschwind , 1714 Clarendon Drive , Greensboro, North Carolina 27410

  x.   MARY ELIZABETH BOWEN1, b. March 04, 1854; d. Unknown.
  xi.   NANCY TEXANNA BOWEN1, b. July 02, 1857; d. Unknown.


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