Priscilla Bowers

Brief Life History of Priscilla

Priscilla Bowers was born in 1811, in North Carolina, United States. She married Green Burchett on 15 March 1828, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Granville, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Tally Ho Township, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Green Burchett
Priscilla Bowers
Marriage: 15 March 1828
Lenard Burchet
Anny Burchett
Katharine Burchet
James Frederic Burchett
Ellen Burchet
John Nathaniel Burchett
Joseph Green Burchett

Sources (24)

  • Priscilla Burchet in household of Green Burchet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pricilla Bowers, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Priss Burchett in entry for J F Burchett and Indianna Hedgelfeth, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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