Gov. Robert Bowie

Male 1750 - 1818  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Robert Bowie 
    Title Gov. 
    Born Mar 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1818 
    Person ID I5352  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father William Bowie,   b. 1721, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Sprigg,   b. 20 Apr 1726 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1745 
    Family ID F1917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Mackall,   b. 1758 
    Married 1770 
    Children 
     1. Mary Mackall Bowie,   b. Between 1775 and 1776  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Margaret Bowie,   b. 4 Oct 1780, Nottingham, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1854  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     3. Margaret Ann Bowie,   b. 1783  [natural]
     4. James John Bowie,   b. 1785  [natural]
     5. Robert William Bowie,   b. 1787  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - Robert Bowie enlisted 1776 in the Flying Camp, and was wounded at White Plains and Germantown. He served in the South at the close of the war. He was a leader of men and became governor. [Source: Lineage Book, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1902]

      - According to the 1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Federal Census, in the Robert Bowie household: there was one male over the age of sixteen, 2 males under the age of 16, 6 females (white), and 42 slaves. [Transcribed and online <http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/md/princegeorge/census/1790/pg0092.txt>]

      - Robert was three times the governor of Maryland.