William was born in 1822 in Tennessee, the son of Daniel Bowie but his mother is unknown.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Elizabeth. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their two known children were Levolats N (1848-?) and Martha L (1849-?).
|Census||9 NOV 1850||
|See Note 1|
9 Nov 1850, Family 74
With father David Bowie 51 M, farmer born NC
John 22 M farmer, born Tenn
Sarah 20 F, born Tenn
James 16 M, born Tenn
Nancy 13 F, born Tenn
Catherine 11F, born Tenn
Margaret 9 F, born Tenn
nearby and on Page 430 Dist 14, 23 Nov 1850
Family/dwelling # 66
brother William Bowie 28 M, farmer, born Tenn
Elizabeth, 29 F, born NC
Levolats N 2 F, born Tenn
Martha L, 1F, born Tenn
family /dwelling #65
David Bird 62 M farmer $2000 real estate, born NC
Rebecca 40 F, born NC
James 18 N farner born Tenn
Lafayette 17 M farmer born Tenn
Empson 1 m born Tenn.
Probably connection to Elizabeth Bowie 29 F born NC
possibily a connection to Abraham Bird Jr who married Mary Bowie abt 1810