Fourth Generation

28. Whittington4 Bowen (William3, William2, William1) birth date unknown. Whittington died 1790.

He married Lavina Fleming before 1747. Lavina was the daughter of Lodowick Fleming(Jr.) and Massey(wife of Lodowick Fleming). Lavina died 1771. Levina received land at "Landown" which had been her father's. In 1761, Levina and Whittington Bowen owned the property. In 1767, John Bowen willed 100 acres to his son, Billy. 1770, William Bowen of John with wife Sarah and Comfort, widow of John, sold 100 acres. 1785 William and Sarah sold 54 3/4 acres. 1789, Whittington Bowen sold 7 acres to Soloman Bradford that came at the death of his mother. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records, p. 352)

Levina Fleming received 300 acres of "Killglass" in 1727 from her father. In 1763 Whittington & Levina Bowen sold 2 3/4 acres, and in 1789 Whittington Bowen Sr. sold part of "Killglas" to Whittington Jr. for 5 shillings. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records, p. 345)

Whittington and James were appointed executors of his estate on April 10, 1790 with bond by Peal Franklin and Matthias Davis. (Vernon L. Skinner, Abstracts of Worcester Co. Estate Docket 1742-1820, 1993)

Whittington Bowen and Lavina Fleming had the following children:

child + 71 i. James5 Bowen.

child 72 ii. Hetty Bowen.

child 73 iii. Mary Bowen was born April 29, 1747.

child 74 iv. Salathiel Bowen was born April 26, 1749. Salathiel died after February 21, 1812 at approximately 62 years of age. Date on which he witnessed the will of Joshua Gray in Worcester Co., MD.

child 75 v. Lydia Bowen was born January 15, 1750.

child + 76 vi. Whittington Bowen(Jr.) was born March 27, 1754.

child 77 vii. Sarah Bowen was born February 24, 1759.

child + 78 viii. William Fleming Bowen was born September 6, 1761.

child 79 ix. Tennet Bowen was born March 8, 1766.

child 80 x. Lavinia Bowen was born March 15, 1768.

child 81 xi. Rhoda Bowen was born September 20, 1770.

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