Martha Bowie


Personal and Family Information

Martha was born in 1833 in Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, the daughter of John Jones Bowie and America A. Watkins.

She died about 1913 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

Her husband was Zachariah Letherman, who she married in 1853 in probably Issaquena Cty, Miss. Their only known child was Lula (1855-c1910).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Martha Bowie


John Jones Bowie


Rezin Bowie


James Bowie


Sarah Whitehead


Elve Ap-Catesby Jones


America A. Watkins



Place: Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi
DeathABT 1913
Place: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Census3 SEP 1850
Place: Issaquea County, Mississippi
Age: 18 born Miss
Address: dwelling 96 family 96 with husband Zacharical Leatherman age 37 next to parents and 2 brothers
Census25 JUL 1860
Place: Chicot County, Arkansas
Age: 26 born Miss
Address: RR Twp, dwelling 331 family 331 with Elisha North, Husband Zach? and dau Lula
Place: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Address: Space 11, Lot 43 Greenwood Cemetery