William was born in 1721 in Brookridge, Prince George County, Maryland, the son of John Sr Bowie and Mary Mulikin.
He died in Mar 1791 in Prince George County, Maryland.[Note 1]
His wife was Margaret Sprigg, who he married in ABT 1745. The place has not been found. Their seven known children were Osborne Sprigg (<1792-?), Elizabeth (1746-?), Walter (1748-?), William Sprigg (1750-?), Robert (1749/50-1818), Ann (1760-c1827) and Margaret Sprigg (1765-?).
|See Note 1|
Will dated March 15 and Probated April 9, 1791, Prince George County, 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|