99. Riley5 Bowen (Jethro4, John3, William2, William1) birth date unknown. Riley died 1813 in Worcester Co., MD.

He married Hetty Wright. Hetty was the daughter of Zadock Wright. Riley and wife Esther sold in 1801 45 acres of land which descended to Esther from her father to Thomas Brittingham. Riley and Hetty Bowen sold "Rochester" in 1805. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records, p. 529; Henry C. Peden, Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore, Vol. 8)

He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, April 26, 1813. Riley's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, August 13, 1813. In his will, Riley named his children and said his wife was pregnant. Witnesses were Littleton R. Purnell, Josiah Cropper and James Bowen. Hetty was appointed executor with bonds by James Bowen and Josiah Crapper. (Vernon L. Skinner, Abstracts of Worcester Co. Estate Docket 1742-1820, 1993)

Riley Bowen and Hetty Wright had the following children:

child 171 i. Mary Purnell6 Bowen.

child 172 ii. Elizabeth Bowen.

child 173 iii. Sarah Outen Bowen.

child 174 iv. Jethro Bowen.

child 175 v. Zadock Wright Bowen.

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