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Flowers left for Elizabeth McKnight
Descendant of Capt Samuel Bowen of Elbert County: Revolutionary War Pension Record number not known, Georgia Genealogical Magazine No 5, Page 285-286. Samuel volunteered in August, 1779 as a private. He was living in Mongtomery County, North Carolina, enlisted in Salisbury NC, thence to Charleston SC, and was with the American Army at that place when it was besieged by the British in the spring of 1780 and there surrrended as a prisoner of war. Shortly afterward he broke from his imprisonmente and returned to his home in North Carolina.In 1781, he re-entered as a Captain in the militia light-horse regiment commanded by Col George Davidson, and after serving eight months was discharged. His application for his pension was signed by his mark and was approved April 22, 1833, and he was enrolled to receive $230.00 annually to date from March 4, 1831. Capt Samuel Bowen was Sarah Frances Jennings grandfather.
- Carol Hoch
 Added: Aug. 16, 2011

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