Mary (Polly) BOWMAN

Female Abt 1805 - 1870  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Mary (Polly) BOWMAN 
    Born Abt 1805  TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 51D04029439F4799A1AE4C2D040A5439AF77 
    Died 10 Feb 1870  Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Esaias Bowman's Farm, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Buried at Bowman Farm Cemetery on her father's farm on the Holston River, Washington Co. VA below the big bridge on Logan's Road.¬† The cemetery was overgrown and lost for years, but appears to have been found in the 1980's.

      Had a son who appears in the 1820 WASHINGTON CO. VA Census, probably died before 1830.

      May 15, 1839...Chancery Execution Book A, Page 182, Moses Whitaker and wife and others VS Samuel Bowman and others over the estate of Mary's father Esaias Bowman. This cause came on the 15th day of May 1839 to be heard upon the bill, the answer of Uriah Bowman and the verdict of the jury rendered upon the issues to ascertain whether the paper in the bill mentioned is the last will and testament of Esaias Bowman, deceased, and was argued by counsel, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the specifications and conditional order has been returned executed on Samuel Bowman, Benjamin Bowman, Esaias Bowman and Aaron Bowman more than four months before the commencement of this term, and they still failing to appear and answer, the bill as to them is taken as confessed..and it also appearing to the satisfaction of the court, that the order of publication, awarded at the rules in the Clerk's office against the defendants, Absalom Bowman and George Washington Bowman, has been duly posted and published, and they still failing to appear and answer, the bill as to the, is taken for confessed..and Wm. S. Logan, Sheriff of Washington County, to whom the estate of Esaias Bowman, deceased, with the bill annexed, was committed to be administered having consented that this cause might be heard and determined at this term..it is therefore adjudged, ordered and decreed, that the paper in the bill mentioned purporting to be the last will and testament of Esaias Bowman, deceased, and which bears date on 24 Aug of 1837, and which was admitted to record in the county court of Washington County on 23 day of Oct 1837, is the true last will and testament of Esaias Bowman, deceased, and therefore, it is further ordered and decreed the plaintiffs ill be dismissed and that the defendants recover their costs by them about their defense in this behalf expended.
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    Person ID I819  Master File
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2013 

    Father Esias BOWMAN,   b. 26 Aug 1763, Augusta Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1837, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Ann Cawood 
    Family ID F1798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moses X. WHITAKER,   b. 1791, Lincoln Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1875, Washington, Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann WHITAKER,   b. Abt 1818, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     2. WHITAKER,   b. Abt 1820
     3. William Sylvester WHITAKER,   b. 1821, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1882, Greene Co. IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Calvin Morgan WHITAKER,   b. Abt 1825, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     5. Lydia Eva WHITAKER,   b. 24 Jun 1830, Washington, Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1901, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Moses X. WHITAKER, Jr.,   b. Abt 1831,   d. Bef 1875  (Age ~ 43 years)
     7. Absalom Rufus WHITAKER,   b. 20 May 1834, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1875  (Age > 41 years)
     8. Julina O. WHITAKER,   b. Abt 1836,   d. Bef 1875  (Age ~ 38 years)
     9. Eliza Adeline WHITAKER,   b. 20 Jul 1838,   d. May 1894  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Descendants of Richard Whitaker, Jr. and Rachel Bentley, Joye Boardman.

    2. [S15] Nancy A. Nash Material, 1997.