Josephus was born in 1842 in Arkansas, the son of Catherine Bowie but his father is unknown.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
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1850 census, Jackson County Arjkansas
14 Nov 1850, Hester Township, [age 112
Catherine Bowie 47 F, Tenn
Calvin 17 M, farmer Tenn
Robert 13 M Tenn
Sarah 10 F Ark
Josephus 8 M Ark