Jane Bowen

about 1740–1814 (Age 74)
Frederick's Town, Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Jane

When Jane Bowen was born about 1740, in Frederick's Town, Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Henry Bowen Jr., was 25 and her mother, Anna Moon, was 18. She married James Fitzpatrick about 1769, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1814, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James Fitzpatrick
Jane Bowen
Marriage: about 1769
Henry Fitzpatrick
James Fitzpatrick
Mary Anne Fitzpatrick
George Fitzpatrick
Solomon Fitzpatrick
Elizabeth B. Fitzpatrick

Spouse and Children

about 1769
Frederick, Virginia, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 35

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 40

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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Story Highlight

Transcription of an early Heaton Document by Rachel Colver (excerpt)

NOTE: Click on "Documents" to see the original document. Some spelling and punctuation has been corrected in this transcription. An asterick (*) indicates that the words are unreadable. Ancestry to …

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane (Jean) Bowen - birth-name: Jane Jean Bowen

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