446. Grace7 Stringer (Elishe6 Harmanson, Elizabeth5 Yeardley, Sarah4 Michael, Elizabeth3 Thorowgood, Adam2, William1) was born in Northampton Co., VA about 1731. Grace died before September 11, 1792 in Northampton Co., VA, at approximately 61 years of age.
She married John Bowdoin in Northampton Co., VA, January 10, 1754. John was born in Northampton Co., VA 1732. John was the son of Peter Bowdoin and Grace Adah Harmanson. John died before November 14, 1775 in Northampton Co., VA, at approximately 43 years of age. He was a Justice in February, 1766-7 and together with Littleton Eyre and Nathaniel Savage, the Northampton Co. Court responded to the English Stamp Act in 1764, declaring that the Act was not binding on the Colony. The family moved to Isle of Wight, then to North Carolina. (Ralph Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore, p. 132, 260, 294; Bill Wilkins)
Grace Stringer and John Bowdoin had the following children:
697 ii. Elizabeth Bowdoin was born in Northampton Co., VA December 16, 1754. She married Samuel Smith McCrosky(Rev.) in Northampton Co., VA, November 24, 1780. Samuel was born 1754. Samuel died April 25, 1803 in Northampton Co., VA, at 48 years of age. He is buried at Hungers Glebe, Northampton Co., VA. She was under 21 in 1770.
+ 698 iii. John Bowdoin(Jr.) was born 1756.
+ 699 iv. Margaret Bowdoin was born 1758.
+ 700 v. Peter Bowdoin was born 1761.
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