William Bowers, Sr. (1778 - 1844) MP

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Birthplace: Wilkes, Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Franklin, Georgia, United States
Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About William Bowers, Sr.

Son of Job and Charity Bowers.

Husband of Mary "Polly" Cox

Sometime after William's father Job Bowers was killed by Tories when he came home to see his newborn son, only days old, his mother Charity was re-married to Samuel Karr. In the 1830's the Karr's relocated to Coweta County, Georgia. William remained in Franklin County.

William and Polly had 13 children. Those not yet "linked" include:

Elizabeth "Betsie" Bowers, born November 3, 1805. Died June 20, 1888. Married Jesse Smith.

Nancy Bowers, born October 8, 1807. Died March 12, 1896. She married 1st - John Merritt (died 1843). Married 2nd - Pleasant H. Holbrook (widower of Mary Harbour Holbrook)

Judge William T. Bowers, born February 12, 1816. Died February 12, 1872. He married 1st a Miss Hayes. Married 2nd Eliza F. Glover.

Asa Bowers, born March 12, 1818. Died of disease during the Civil War at Farmville, Virginia May 12, 1862. He married Sarah Elizabeth Brown.

Charlotte Bowers, born February 8, 1824. Drowned at a young age.

Elbert Marion Bowers, born October 11, 1832. Died of disease in Virginia during the Civil War May 6, 1862. He married Mary Ann E. Brown.


Parents:

  • Job Bowers (1755 - 1779)

Spouse:

  • Mary Cox Bowers (1786 - 1873)

Children:

  • Job Bowers (1803 - 1888)*
  • Elizabeth Bowers Smith (1805 - 1888)*
  • Edy Bowers (1810 - 1854)*
  • Joel Bowers (1812 - 1862)*
  • Mary Bowers Williford (1814 - 1892)*
  • Asa Bowers (1818 - 1862)*
  • Thomas William Bowers (1820 - 1864)*
  • Lettie Emily Bowers Brown (1822 - 1854)*
  • Sarah Catherine Bowers Berryman (1825 - 1892)*
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William Bowers, Sr.'s Timeline

1778
October 4, 1778
Wilkes, Georgia, United States
1807
October 8, 1807
Age 29
1812
February 26, 1812
Age 33
1816
February 12, 1816
Age 37
1818
March 12, 1818
Age 39
1844
June 26, 1844
Age 65
Franklin, Georgia, United States
June 1844
Age 65
Hart, Georgia, United States
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