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Capt Isaac Hite Bowman
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1757
Strasburg
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1826
Strasburg
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA

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"Abraham, Joseph and Isaac Bowman, three other sons, were officers in the revolutionary war. Of these, Abraham Bowman was Major of the well known 8th Regiment, organized by Gen. Peter Muhlenburg, and known as the 'German Lutheran regiment;' he was in command of this regiment when it made the last charge upon the redoubts at Yorktown. Joseph Bowman, the second mentioned, ranked next to George Rogers Clark in the noted Illinois campaign, the success of which assured to the United States that part of the northwest territory now represented by five fine states; his death occurred in the fort at Vincennes, shortly after its surrender by the British, and it is supposed that he was the only officer who lost his life in actual service during this campaign. Isaac Bowman, the third of the trio, was a Lieutenant in the same company as his brother Joseph, and was entrusted with the responsible duty of conveying the English governor Hamilton and a number of other prisoners from Fort Vincennes to Williamsburg, Virginia; he was the direct ancestor of Alpheus Michael Bowman."

(--Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography)
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Bauman-Bowman (1707 - 1768)
  Mary Elizabeth Heydt-Hite Bowman (1708 - 1770)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Gatewood Bowman (1764 - 1794)
  Mary Jane Chinn Bowman (1773 - 1830)*
 
 Children:
  Philip Bowman (1786 - 1861)*
  Catherine Bowman Gatewood Richardson (1787 - 1809)*
  Abraham Bowman (1788 - 1825)*
  Susannah Wright Bowman Richardson (1790 - 1849)*
  Joseph Bowman (1793 - 1859)*
  John Hite Bowman (1798 - 1878)*
  Elizabeth Belfield Bowman Fauntleroy (1801 - 1856)*
  Isaac Sydnor Bowman (1803 - 1866)*
  Mary Ann Hite Bowman Brinker (1815 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Jacob Bowman (1733 - 1781)*
  Emma Maria Bowman Stephens (1735 - 1819)*
  Elizabeth Bowman Ruddell (1737 - 1815)*
  John Bowman (1738 - 1784)*
  Abraham Bowman (1748 - 1837)*
  Joseph Bowman (1752 - 1779)*
  Isaac Hite Bowman (1757 - 1826)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bowman Graveyard
Strasburg
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Sue McDuffe:)
Record added: Nov 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61766788
Capt Isaac Hite Bowman
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Capt Isaac Hite Bowman
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Capt Isaac Hite Bowman
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In honor of the history you were part of to help make this country of ours. You are my 5th great grand Uncle.
- Anna Herrera
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015

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- Alan Bell
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