Sarah Agnes Bowen

6 December 1820–6 March 1900 (Age 79)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Agnes

When Sarah Agnes Bowen was born on 6 December 1820, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, Jesse Bowen, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Stanley, was 23. She married Claiborn W Neeley on 15 May 1838, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Powell District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 6 March 1900, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Neeley Cemetery, Clinch, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claiborn W Neeley
1816–1888
Sarah Agnes Bowen
1820–1900
Marriage: 15 May 1838
William Elijah Neeley
1840–1920
Jane "Jennie" Neely
1842–1930
Letty Margaret Neeley
1844–1914
Lafayette M Neeley
1847–1865
Sarah E. Neeley
1849–1860
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Neeley
1850–1902
Serena Catherine Neely
1851–
Wilburn H. Neely
1855–1866
Mary H. "Polly" Neeley
1858–1937
John Campbell Neeley
1859–1938
David Carmack Neeley
1861–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1838Scott, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 4
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 24
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Bowan
    Bowens
    Owen

    Sources (25)

    • Agness Neely in entry for Wilbourn H Neely, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Agness Neely in household of Claiborn Neely, "United States Census, 1850"
    • A Neely in entry for John Lawson, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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