Col. William Duckett Bowie

Male 1803 - 1873  (69 years)


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  • Name William Duckett Bowie 
    Title Col. 
    Born 7 Oct 1803  Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Fairview"
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1873  Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Bellefield"
    Buried Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Fairview"
    Person ID I5439  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father William Bowie,   b. 29 Jan 1776, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1826, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Beans Duckett,   b. 4 Dec 1783,   d. 11 Aug 1819  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Dec 1802 
    Family ID F1912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Oden,   d. Mar 1873, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Jan 1854 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Oden Bowie  [natural]
     2. Mary Bowie  [natural]
     3. Eliza Bowie  [natural]
     4. Laura Bowie  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eliza Mary Oden,   b. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1835 and 1849 
    Married 8 Feb 1825  Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Oden Bowie,   b. 10 Nov 1826, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1894, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Catherine Bowie,   b. 1828,   d. 8 Nov 1883  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     3. William Duckett Bowie, Jr.,   b. Nov 1830,   d. 2 Feb 1888  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
     4. Christiana Sophia Bowie,   b. 21 Mar 1833, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1906, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     5. Walter Baruch Bowie,   b. 26 Aug 1836,   d. 17 Feb 1837  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1803 - Prince George's, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1825 - Prince George's, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1873 - Prince George's, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Prince George's, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - After receiving an estate from his grandfather, Baruch Duckett, and purchasing the interests of his sisters, and inheriting land from his uncle, Daniel Bowie, William became one of the wealthiest planters in Prince George's County, Maryland.

      - William was described as a tall, handsome man, with bright, dark eyes and strong features, endowed with a clear, vigorous and well-balanced mind.

      - William and his son, Odem, worked to construct the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad.