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Friday, November 27, 2009

Cox 34 Bowers

34. John Bowers [SC]

~1760, John born in SC s/o 68. David Bowers Sr.
John Bowers served as militia before the fall of Charleston in Brandons Regiment.
2/17/1775, John Bowers, David Poe [of NC], … ask for compensation as soldiers in late Continental Army.
10/9/1784, John mentioned in a deed, “Camden District/Sandy River/Broad River/Cool Branch”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213190, V-7, P-306, I-2.
10/11/1784, John mentioned in a deed, N. Hopkins “on waters of Sandy River”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213190, V-7, P-301, I-2.
11/3/1784, John Bowers, plat for 100 acres on waters of Cains Creek, Ninety Six District, surveyed by Bernard Glenn. (S) SCDA&H, S-213190, V-3, P-41.
(S) 1790 Census, SC, Union Dist. They have 2 “children”, 1m & 1f; or possibly a married child. John is the only “Bowers” in the Union dist. See CD Census Record 34-1790.
12/5/1791, John mentioned in a petition of John Mitchell. (S) SCDA&H, S-108092, Reel-105, F-598.
3/1793, John given a female slave named Sanca in the will of his father. (S) SCDA&H, S-108093. See No. 68.
4/20/1797, John mentioned in a “Judgement Roll”. (S) SCDA&H, L-10018, Y-1797, I-763A.
(S) 1800 Census, SC, Union Co. John is the only “Bowers” in the Union dist. See CD Census Record 34-1800.
2/6/1806, John mentioned in the deed of William Elliott of “Beaver Dam Creek/Cane Creek/Tyger River/Union District”. (S) SCDA&H, S-213192, V-45, P-2.
12/7/1816, John mentioned in the Rev. War pension application of George McBeth. (S) SCDA&H, S-108092, Reel-96, F-338.

Children of John and ?:

i. ? Bowers ( 17), born ~1781.