Nancy Bowie


Personal and Family Information

Nancy was born in 1816 in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, the daughter of John Jones Bowie and Nancy Snodgress?.[Note 1]

She died in 1896 in Jackson County, Texas.

Her husband was James Theodore Sanford, who she married in ABT 1845 in Arkansas. Their five known children were Julia Catherine (1846-1930), Amelia (1844-?), Mary (>1850-?), Bud (>1850-?) and Matilda (1849-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Nancy Bowie


John Jones Bowie


Rezin Bowie


James Bowie


Sarah Whitehead


Elve Ap-Catesby Jones


Nancy Snodgress?



Place: Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
Agency: 1850 census ark
See Note 1
Place: Jackson County, Texas
Census6 SEP 1850
Place: Planters Twp, Chicot County, Arkansas
Age: 34
Address: with husband and 5 daughters dwelling 41, family 41 next to sister Matilda Hornor
Agency: 1850 census Ark


Note 1

Jennings gives birth as 1810