Stephen Bowie

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Personal and Family Information

Stephen was born in 1797 in Logan County, Kentucky, the son of Rezin Bowie and Elve Ap-Catesby Jones.

He died on 29 JAN 1833 in Adams County, Mississippi.

His wife was Mary Ann Elizabeth Compton, who he married in 1819 in Avoyelles Parish, La. Their three known children were Mary Ann (1821-1878), James (c1826-?) and George Washington (1828-1865).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Stephen Bowie
(1797-1833)

 

Rezin Bowie
(1762-1821)

 

James Bowie
(c1739-c1796)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Sarah Whitehead
(-<1797)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Elve Ap-Catesby Jones
(1766-1838)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1797
Place: Logan County, Kentucky
Death29 JAN 1833
Place: Adams County, Mississippi
Age: abt 35
Cause: Bilious Pleursy

Multimedia

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Sources

  1. Trail of the Bowie Knife
    Source: Trail of the Bowie Knife
    Authors: Sam Mims
    Publisher: The Guardian-Journal Homer Louisiana 1967
  2. The Rezin Bowie Family of Louisiana
    Source: The Rezin Bowie Family of Louisiana
    Authors: Virginia Lobdell Jennings 1998
    Date: 1998
    Publisher: Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society POBox 82060 Baton Rouge, LA 70884-2060