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Bowker Smith

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  • Name Bowker Smith 
    Born 31 Mar 1723  Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Event 1761  Goochland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bowker Smith living in Goochland Co VA, at which time he deeded lands on Lickinghole Creek to Constantine Smith of King and Queen County, VA  
    Died Mar 1768  Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL 24 Jan 1786  Russell Parish, Bedford Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bowker Smith Will 24 Jan. 1768 Russell Parish, Bedford Co. VA. Proved 28 March 1768
    "To loving wife Judith Smith during her life the use of land and plantation whereon I now live. To enable my wife to educate and maintain my children, negroes (named). At decease of wife to son John Smith the above mentioned tract of land whereon I now live.
    To daughters Elizabeth Smitih--Judith Smith negroes.
    To sons--Stephen Smith--Bowker Smith--Guy Smith--William Smith--Achillis Smith negroes and all the rest of my personal estate at my wife's decease to be equally divided amongst my sons.
    I agreed with George Walton of Lunnenburg Co some years ago for 533 acres lying in fork of Great and Little Otter Rivers for which he has my bond for 50 odd pounds--Walton did not comply with his bargain. I refuse accepting the deed he made me in this Court for which is now a Suit in Chancery etc.
    Exors; brothers John Smith and Guy Smith. Wit: Thomas Smith--Henry Pigg--Jane Snow."
    BEDFORD CO. VA WILL BK. I, pages 48-50 
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    Person ID I46265  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-12 Smith Branch: Augustine Smith b 1775 Bedford VA m Sarah Hall (Kit# 2401****/FF/Aut), Smith Branch: Augustine Smith b 1775 Bedford VA m Sarah Hall (Kit# 7608****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Augustine Smith b c 1775 VA m Sarah Hall (Kit# 2678****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Mark Smith b c 1816 VA m Lucy Johnson (Kit# 2816****/YDNA))
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    Father John Smith,   b. 1 Jun 1700, Abingdon Parish,Gloucester Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ann Bowker,   b. 1701, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1733, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Family ID F16690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith Cox,   b. c 1736, Cumberland Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1768, Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married
    • Marriage Bond- from Linda Cheek's Smith Wills Deeds and Family Histories p 530
      Test: Abraham Spiers Sur Jacob Mosby
    Children 
    +1. John Smith,   b. c 1750, Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1836, Middletown,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
    +2. Stephen Smith,   b. c1752, Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1810, Franklin Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    +3. Guy Smith,   b. c 1754, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Franklin Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 98 years)
     4. William R Smith,   b. c 1758, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Franklin, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     5. Achilles Bowker Smith,   b. c 1760, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Bedford Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     6. Elisabeth Theodosia Smith,   b. c 1762
     7. Judith Smith,   b. c 1764,   d. Before 1826  (Age ~ 62 years)
     8. Bird Smith,   b. c 1737
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F16705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1723 - Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - Bowker Smith living in Goochland Co VA, at which time he deeded lands on Lickinghole Creek to Constantine Smith of King and Queen County, VA - 1761 - Goochland, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1768 - Bedford Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Bowker Smith Will 24 Jan. 1768 Russell Parish, Bedford Co. VA. Proved 28 March 1768 "To loving wife Judith Smith during her life the use of land and plantation whereon I now live. To enable my wife to educate and maintain my children, negroes (named). At decease of wife to son John Smith the above mentioned tract of land whereon I now live. To daughters Elizabeth Smitih--Judith Smith negroes. To sons--Stephen Smith--Bowker Smith--Guy Smith--William Smith--Achillis Smith negroes and all the rest of my personal estate at my wife's decease to be equally divided amongst my sons. I agreed with George Walton of Lunnenburg Co some years ago for 533 acres lying in fork of Great and Little Otter Rivers for which he has my bond for 50 odd pounds--Walton did not comply with his bargain. I refuse accepting the deed he made me in this Court for which is now a Suit in Chancery etc. Exors; brothers John Smith and Guy Smith. Wit: Thomas Smith--Henry Pigg--Jane Snow." BEDFORD CO. VA WILL BK. I, pages 48-50 - 24 Jan 1786 - Russell Parish, Bedford Co, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Bowker Smith Will - Bedford Co VA Will Book 1 pp 48-50
    Bowker Smith Will - Bedford Co VA Will Book 1 pp 48-50