John Bowyer

M, #15216, b. circa 1805, d. Jul 1883
FatherDavid Bowyer b. circa 1775, d. 1864
MotherSarah Wolfe
Birth*circa 1805 John was born at Botetourt Co, VA, circa 1805. 
 He was the son of David Bowyer and Sarah Wolfe
Marriage*18 Dec 1839 He married Nancy Craft on 18 Dec 1839.
John Bowyer & Nancy Craft.1,2 
Employment*Aug 1860 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1860 at Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Census*29 Aug 1860 John Bowyer and Nancy Craft appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 29 Aug 1860.3 
EmploymentAug 1870 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1870 at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Census22 Aug 1870 John Bowyer and Nancy Craft appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Aug 1870.3 
EmploymentJun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.3 
Census8 Jun 1880 John Bowyer and Nancy Craft appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Jun 1880.3 
Death*Jul 1883 John died in Jul 1883 at Alleghany Co, VA.4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Benton Bowyer, David A. Bowyer, Virginia Jane Bowyer, Leanna Frances Bowyer, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, Catharine Bowyer and David Bowyer3
22 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer, Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer and Eliza M. Bess3
8 Jun 1880Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer and Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer3

Family

Nancy Craft b. circa 1818
Marriage*18 Dec 1839 He married Nancy Craft on 18 Dec 1839.
John Bowyer & Nancy Craft.1,2 
Children
  • Mary Ann Bowyer5
  • Benton Bowyer
  • David A. Bowyer
  • Virginia Jane Bowyer
  • Leanna Frances Bowyer
  • Elias "Burg" Bowyer+ b. 22 Sep 1848, d. 10 May 1926
  • George H. Bowyer
  • Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer
  • John William 'Jackson' Bowyer
  • Catharine Bowyer

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S1863] "Descendants of Adam Bowyer Sr and his wife Chistina (Lauderback) Bowyer", by Ruth Browning, Searcy, AK, undated. (no documentation), from Nancy Scott, Sept 1999.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S1864] WPA of Virginia, Historical Inventory, "Home of David--Elias Bowyer," 7 Jan 1938, research made by L. Blanche Bess, Potts Creek, VA, from Nancy Scott. This notes that "David Bowyer owned this home and died here in 1862 at the age of 95." This would place his birth ca 1767.
  5. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy "Garners of Northampton Co, NC", online at http://www.sgarner349.com/familysearch/pafg09.htm#304, accessed Jan 2012.

Nancy Craft

F, #15217, b. circa 1818
Birth*circa 1818 Nancy was born at Botetourt Co, VA, circa 1818. 
Marriage*18 Dec 1839 She married John Bowyer on 18 Dec 1839.
John Bowyer & Nancy Craft.1,2 
Census29 Aug 1860 Nancy Craft and John Bowyer appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Co, VA, on 29 Aug 1860.3 
Census22 Aug 1870 Nancy Craft and John Bowyer appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Aug 1870.3 
Census*8 Jun 1880 Nancy Craft and John Bowyer appeared on the census as head of household at Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 8 Jun 1880.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Benton Bowyer, David A. Bowyer, Virginia Jane Bowyer, Leanna Frances Bowyer, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, Catharine Bowyer and David Bowyer3
22 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer, Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer and Eliza M. Bess3
8 Jun 1880Boiling Spring Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer and Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer3

Family

John Bowyer b. circa 1805, d. Jul 1883
Children
  • Mary Ann Bowyer4
  • Benton Bowyer
  • David A. Bowyer
  • Virginia Jane Bowyer
  • Leanna Frances Bowyer
  • Elias "Burg" Bowyer+ b. 22 Sep 1848, d. 10 May 1926
  • George H. Bowyer
  • Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer
  • John William 'Jackson' Bowyer
  • Catharine Bowyer

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S1863] "Descendants of Adam Bowyer Sr and his wife Chistina (Lauderback) Bowyer", by Ruth Browning, Searcy, AK, undated. (no documentation), from Nancy Scott, Sept 1999.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy "Garners of Northampton Co, NC", online at http://www.sgarner349.com/familysearch/pafg09.htm#304, accessed Jan 2012.

Elias "Burg" Bowyer1

M, #15228, b. 22 Sep 1848, d. 10 May 1926
FatherJohn Bowyer b. circa 1805, d. Jul 1883
MotherNancy Craft b. circa 1818
Birth22 Sep 1842 Elias was born at VA on 22 Sep 1842. Date on tombstone..2 
Birth*22 Sep 1848 Elias was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 22 Sep 1848.
1860 census age 10.3,4 
 He was the son of John Bowyer and Nancy Craft
(Witness) Census29 Aug 1860 Elias "Burg" Bowyer appeared on the census of 29 Aug 1860 in the household of John Bowyer and Nancy Craft at Alleghany Co, VA.4 
(Witness) Census22 Aug 1870 Elias "Burg" Bowyer appeared on the census of 22 Aug 1870 in the household of John Bowyer and Nancy Craft at Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VA.4 
Marriage*3 Dec 1874 He married Nancy M. Tingler at Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Dec 1874. Elias Bowyer, age 26, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. John & N. Bowyer; Nancy M. Tingler, age 22, single, b Alleghany Co, par. J. & L. Tingler.5 
Death*10 May 1926 Elias died on 10 May 1926 at age 77. Date on tombstone..6 
Burial* His body was interred at Alleghany Co, VA, at Bowyer Cemetery. 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Aug 1860Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Benton Bowyer, David A. Bowyer, Virginia Jane Bowyer, Leanna Frances Bowyer, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, Catharine Bowyer and David Bowyer4
22 Aug 1870Boiling Spring Twp, Alleghany Co, VAJohn Bowyer, Nancy Craft, Elias "Burg" Bowyer, George H. Bowyer, Nancy Elizabeth Bowyer, John William 'Jackson' Bowyer, Leannah Frances 'Fannie' Bowyer and Eliza M. Bess4

Family

Nancy M. Tingler b. circa 1851
Marriage*3 Dec 1874 He married Nancy M. Tingler at Alleghany Co, VA, on 3 Dec 1874. Elias Bowyer, age 26, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. John & N. Bowyer; Nancy M. Tingler, age 22, single, b Alleghany Co, par. J. & L. Tingler.5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2430] WPA of Virginia, Historical Inventory, "Home of David--Elias Bowyer," 7 Jan 1938, research made by L. Blanche Bess, Potts Creek, VA, from Nancy Scott.
  2. [S1864] WPA of Virginia, Historical Inventory, "Home of David--Elias Bowyer," 7 Jan 1938, research made by L. Blanche Bess, Potts Creek, VA, from Nancy Scott. This notes that "David Bowyer owned this home and died here in 1862 at the age of 95." This would place his birth ca 1767.
  3. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy "Garners of Northampton Co, NC", online at http://www.sgarner349.com/familysearch/pafg09.htm#304, accessed Jan 2012.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  6. [S1867] Alleghany Co, VA Deed Book 1, p. 473.

George W. Bowyer1,2

M, #15235, b. 15 Aug 1891, d. 1 Mar 1963
FatherElias "Burg" Bowyer b. 22 Sep 1848, d. 10 May 1926
MotherNancy M. Tingler b. circa 1851
Birth*15 Aug 1891 George was born at Alleghany Co, VA, on 15 Aug 1891.3,1 
 He was the son of Elias "Burg" Bowyer and Nancy M. Tingler
Marriage*20 Nov 1912 He married Abby Florence Hepler at Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Nov 1912. George Bowyer, age 21, single, b. Alleghany Co, par. E.B. & N.M. Bowyer; Abbie Florence Hepler, age 18, b. Alleghany Co, par. D.B. & S.E. Hepler.1 
Death*1 Mar 1963 George W. Bowyer died on 1 Mar 1963 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 71..3 

Family

Abby Florence Hepler b. Jul 1894

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S2751] Ancestry.com., City Directory (ancestry.com), Los Angeles, CA, 1939.
  3. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy "Garners of Northampton Co, NC", online at http://www.sgarner349.com/familysearch/pafg09.htm#304, accessed Jan 2012.