Lucy Bowles

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Bowles was born in 1783, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, George Bowles, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Arthur, was 30. She married Matthew Keys on 19 January 1806, in Franklin County, Virginia, United States. She died in 1870, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87.

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Matthew Keys
Lucy Bowles
Marriage: 19 January 1806

Sources (4)

  • 1860 United States Federal Census
  • Lucy Bowles, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1788 · Becomes the 10th state

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bowell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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