Stella Lillinan Bowen

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Stella Lillinan Bowen (McIlhaney)

Birthplace: Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Augusta, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry McIlhaney and Jane Mageehan
Wife of John Bowen
Mother of Nancy Buchanan (Bowen); Agnes McFerren; John Bowen, Jr.; Elizabeth Jane Looney; Lt. Hugh Reece Bowen and 11 others

Occupation: m. c. 1729 in chester Co., PA
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Stella Lillinan Bowen

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A012714

Lily moved from Pennslyvania about 1730. The family might have been Quakers. After John's death, Lily moved southwest. After her Father's death, her mother married a Mr. Hunter and had several children. In 1779, she purchased 800 acres on Holston RiverValley inVirginia. In her will, she left her estate to Reece, William,Robert,Henry, Charles, Agnes, and Jean. She became a patriot in the American Revolution by furnishing supplies and feeding and clothing colonial troops in the continental army."A beautiful Scotch-Irish girl of seventeen, who had come with her mother and stepfather to Pennsylvania." 1780: Apr 4: Will 1780: Jun 20: Will probated

During the War years, Lillian gave money, supplies and openned her home to the wounded. Lillian died just 2 months before her son Rees, in 1780, in Washington CO., VA

John and Lily moved to Augusta County, Virginia where the first record of land to him was dated April 15, 1748.

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Stella Lillinan Bowen's Timeline

Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, United Kingdom

alternate birthdate circa 1705

April 10, 1729
Age 20
Rockingham, Virginia, United States
Age 20
Spotsylvania County, Virginia
May 21, 1735
Age 26
Augusta, VA, USA
Age 26
Orange, VA, USA
Age 27
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Age 28
Augusta County, Virginia