Captain William Rankin Bowen

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William Rankin Bowen

Birthplace: Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Sumner , Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bowen and Stella Lillinan Bowen
Husband of Mary Henley Bowen
Father of Col. John Henley Bowen, US Congress; Tabitha Adams Moore; Levisa Saunders; Hardin Allen Bowen; Catherine Campbell and 4 others
Brother of Agnes 'Nancy' Buchanan (Bowen); Lt. Hugh Reece Bowen; Elizabeth Jane Looney; John Bowen, Jr.; Henry Bowen, Sr. and 8 others
Half brother of Benjamin Bowen

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About Captain William Rankin Bowen

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A012747

14. William BOWEN was born in 1742 in Augusta, Co., Va.. He died on 15 Dec 1804 in Sumner Co., Tn.. He was buried UNKNOWN. Moved from Augusta County,Virginia to the Clinch Valley. When the Dunsmore War came went with his brothers Rees and Moses into Captain William Russell's Company in the fall of 1774 on the Lewis expediation against the Shawnee Chief Cornstalk and others to the mouth of the Kanawha River and were prominent figures in the eventful Battle of Point Pleasant. He became a Captain and in the fall of 1785 moved his family to Sumner Co.,Tn near Nashville, Tn. Capt. Virginia Rangers

He was married to Mary Henley RUSSELL in 1777 in Unknown. Mary Henley RUSSELL was born in 1760 in Unknown. She died in 1815 in Sumner Co. Tenn. William BOWEN and Mary Henley RUSSELL had the following children:

child+68 i. Tabitha BOWEN.

child+69 ii. John Henley BOWEN.

child+70 iii. Lavisa BOWEN.

child+71 iv. Catherine BOWEN.

child+72 v. William BOWEN.

child73 vi. Mary BOWEN (Died Young) was born in 1788 in Sumner Co, Tn.. She died UNKNOWN.

child+74 vii. Samuel Adams BOWEN.

child+75 viii. Celia Wilson BOWEN.

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Captain William Rankin Bowen's Timeline

Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
Age 36
Augusta , Tennessee, United States
September 1780
Age 38
Washington County, Virginia
Age 39
Augusta County, Virginia
Age 40
Augusta County, Virginia
March 17, 1785
Age 43
Sumner County, Tennessee
Age 45
Sumner County, Tennessee
December 25, 1790
Age 48
Sumner County, Tennessee
August 25, 1792
Age 50
Sumner County, Tennessee