William Bowen

M, #13936, b. 24 Sep 1841, d. 14 Dec 1916
FatherJohnson Bowen b. circa 1818
MotherNancy Harless b. circa 1822
Birth*24 Sep 1841 William was born at Giles Co, VA, on 24 Sep 1841.1,2 
 He was the son of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless
(Witness) Census23 Jul 1850 William Bowen appeared on the census of 23 Jul 1850 in the household of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
(Witness) Census15 Aug 1860 William Bowen appeared on the census of 15 Aug 1860 in the household of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless at Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Marriage*21 Jun 1864 He married Mary Jane Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Jun 1864.4 
Employment*Aug 1870 Occupation: farm laborer in Aug 1870 at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Census*20 Aug 1870 William Bowen and Mary Jane Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Aug 1870.3 
EmploymentJun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Census21 Jun 1900 William Bowen and Mary Jane Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Jun 1900.3 
Death*14 Dec 1916 William died on 14 Dec 1916 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 75.1 
Burial*15 Dec 1916 He was buried on 15 Dec 1916 at Bowen Cem, Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
23 Jul 1850District 1, Alleghany Co, VAJohnson Bowen, Nancy Harless, William Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen, Erastus Bowen, Clementine Bowen, James A. Bowen and Rosanna Bowen3
15 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJohnson Bowen, Nancy Harless, William Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen, Erastus Bowen, Clementine Bowen, James A. Bowen, Rosanna Bowen, Elmira Bowen, Sylvanus A. Bowen, Henry J. Bowen, Albert Marion Bowen and Emily M. Bowen3
20 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bowen, Mary Jane Fridley, George W. Bowen, John Bowen and James Bowen3
21 Jun 1900Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAWilliam Bowen and Mary Jane Fridley3

Family

Mary Jane Fridley b. May 1840, d. 10 Feb 1916
Marriage*21 Jun 1864 He married Mary Jane Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 21 Jun 1864.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records VA Death Certificate.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S84] Marriages of Alleghany Co, VA 1822-1872 (Heritage Books, Inc.), p. 141.

Rosanna Bowen1

F, #13941, b. 22 Feb 1850, d. 17 May 1947
FatherJohnson Bowen b. circa 1818
MotherNancy Harless b. circa 1822
Birth*22 Feb 1850 Rosanna was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Feb 1850. Age 3/12 in 1850 census; death certificate lists birth as 22 Feb 1852; assume month and day are correct.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless
(Witness) Census23 Jul 1850 Rosanna Bowen appeared on the census of 23 Jul 1850 in the household of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless at District 1, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census15 Aug 1860 Rosanna Bowen appeared on the census of 15 Aug 1860 in the household of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless at Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Aug 1870 Rosanna Bowen appeared on the census of 20 Aug 1870 in the household of Johnson Bowen and Nancy Harless at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
Marriage*16 Apr 1874 She married John W. Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1874.4 
Census*1 Jun 1880 Rosanna Bowen and John W. Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 1 Jun 1880.1 
Marriage*1 Jun 1882 She married Henry Osborne at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 1 Jun 1882. Henry Osborne, age 45, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Greenbrier Co; Mrs. R. Fridley, age 25, b. Alleghany Co, VA, res. Greenbrier Co, WV; md by J. Leef.2 
Census*14 Jun 1900 Rosanna Bowen and Henry Osborne appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 14 Jun 1900.1 
Census*11 May 1910 Rosanna Bowen appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 11 May 1910.1 
Death*17 May 1947 Rosanna died on 17 May 1947 at East Rainelle, Greenbrier Co, WV, at age 97. Died at the home of her daughter Delilah Callison.3,5 
Burial*19 May 1947 Her body was interred on 19 May 1947 at Clintonville, Greenbrier Co, WV, at End of Trail Cem.3,5 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
23 Jul 1850District 1, Alleghany Co, VAJohnson Bowen, Nancy Harless, William Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen, Erastus Bowen, Clementine Bowen, James A. Bowen and Rosanna Bowen1
15 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJohnson Bowen, Nancy Harless, William Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen, Erastus Bowen, Clementine Bowen, James A. Bowen, Rosanna Bowen, Elmira Bowen, Sylvanus A. Bowen, Henry J. Bowen, Albert Marion Bowen and Emily M. Bowen1
20 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAJohnson Bowen, Nancy Harless, Clementine Bowen, Rosanna Bowen, Elmira Bowen, Sylvanus A. Bowen, Albert Marion Bowen, Emily M. Bowen, Mahala A. Bowen and Miles Bowen1
1 Jun 1880Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJohn W. Fridley, Rosanna Bowen, Delila Fridley, Delilah Ann Fridley and Mahala A. Bowen1
14 Jun 1900Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVHenry Osborne, Rosanna Bowen, Lillian A. Osborne, Rufus A. Osborne, Luther Leonidis Osborne and Alta Chloe Osborne1
11 May 1910Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVRosanna Bowen, Rufus A. Osborne, Luther Leonidis Osborne, Alta Chloe Osborne and Bessie McClung1

Family 1

John W. Fridley b. circa 1852, d. before 1882
Marriage*16 Apr 1874 She married John W. Fridley at Alleghany Co, VA, on 16 Apr 1874.4 
Child

Family 2

Henry Osborne b. Sep 1836, d. before 1910
Marriage*1 Jun 1882 She married Henry Osborne at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 1 Jun 1882. Henry Osborne, age 45, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Greenbrier Co; Mrs. R. Fridley, age 25, b. Alleghany Co, VA, res. Greenbrier Co, WV; md by J. Leef.2 
Children
  • Lillian A. Osborne6
  • Rufus A. Osborne6
  • Luther Leonidis Osborne6
  • Alta Chloe Osborne6

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S2668] Alleghany Marriages, Bk1, p17, by George M. Jamison.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Rosie Bowen Fridley Osborne, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 18 May 1947.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census (month, year, state), online at ancestry.com.