James was born in 1714 in Prince George County, Maryland, the son of John Sr Bowie and Mary Mulikin.
He died in Sep 1744 in Maryland.[Note 1]
His wife was Martha, who he married in 1737 in Maryland. Their three known children were Martha (c1739-?), Eleanor (c1739-?) and Lucy (1738-?).
|See Note 1|
first Bowie will recorded in Maryland per WW Bowie
|Source:||The Bowies and their Kindred A Genealogical and Biographical History|
|Authors:||Walter Worthington Bowie|
|Publisher:||Cromwell Bros, Washington DC 1899 Library of Congress Cat # 74-172558|