Mrs. John Bowmer

about 1740–
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

Mrs. John Bowmer was born about 1740, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. She married Colonel John Bowmer about 1765, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Colonel John Bowmer
Mrs. John Bowmer
Marriage: about 1765
John Bowmer
Peter Bowmer

Spouse and Children

about 1765
Virginia, United States


World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 18

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 40

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bulmer .2 Americanized spelling of German Baumer .

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

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