Abraham Bowman Bible

Abraham Bowman Bible

(filed with the pension application of his wife, Sarah Henry Bowman)

Mercer County, Kentucky

  • Abraham Bowman was born the 16th day of October, 1749
  • Sarah [Henry] Bowman was born the 8th day of September, 1757
  • David Bryan Bowman was born the 30th day of April, 1779
  • Mary Bowman was born the 11th day of March, 1783
  • Abraham Bowman, Junior, was born the 27th day of February, 1785
  • John Bowman was born January 31, 1787, about 12 o’clock in the day
  • William Bowman was born November 18th, 1789, p.m.
  • George Bowman was born the 21st day of September, 1792, between nine and ten o’clock in the morning
  • Sarah Bowman was born the 8th day of July, 1796, about 9 o’clock in the morning
  • Elizabeth Bowman was born the 16th day of August, 1798, between sunset and dark

Birth dates and first names of slaves

  • Aaron, born December 21, 1793
  • Bobb, born April 7, 1796
  • Jery, born October 26, 1798, in the morning
  • Antoney, born February 23, 1800
  • Lize, born November 13, 1801, between 8 or 9 in the evening
  • Nancy Keen, born September 3, 1803, about midnight
  • Nathan, born November, 1805
  • Easter, born August 9, 1811, about 1 o’clock a.m.
  • Dafney, born November 17, 1812, about 12 p.m.
  • Reuben, born December 16, 1812
  • Levi, born August 15, 1813
  • Absolum, born January 9, 1815
  • Nelson, born May 23, 1815
  • Sam, born June 30, 1818
  • Charley, born March 27, 1819
  • Fanny’s child, James, born September 22, 1820

 

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