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Martha Porter Turpin Bowles
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1844
Appomattox County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1927
Fancy Hill
Amherst County
Virginia, USA

Mrs. Martha Turpin Bowles:

She was a fine lady, Virginian, and my mothers Grandmother.

Her husband, Robert Nathan Bowles served in the CSA Armed Forces with honor.

This, to follow is from Col.(Retired) Joe Ware, kinsman.

"I have the book on the Amherst Artillery. Grandpa Bowles entry:

BOWLES, ROBERT NATHAN. Born Amherst Co,enl 3/27/62 Orange C H Abs on furlough 4/30/64 present on all other musters.

Married Martha Turpin 12/66 Amherst Co On 1902 pension list. Living Sandidges, Amherst Co age 65 4/04 Died 2/2/25 Sandidges of apoplexy.
Children of this married couple( Jonathan Robert De Mallie's Great Great Great Grandparents) are ::

1.)George Harvey Bowles:

2.)Martha Jennings Bowles::

3.)Walter Grey Bowles:::

4.)Carrie Belle Bowles::::

5.)Daisy Bowles Saunders:::::

6.)Alice Minnie Bowles::::::

1.)George Harvey Bowles: 02/07/1871 to 01/13/1973

A Mason, Master of the 1967 for 60 years of continuous active membership the Masonic Lodge, Mt. Pleasant No. 84 gave him a Masonic Emblem. At that time he was the Eldest Mason in the USA.

Born in Amherst, Virginia, USA on 7 Feb 1871 to Robert Nathaniel Bowles and Martha Potter Turpin. George Harvey married Martha Annie Jennings and had a child. He passed away on 13 Jan 1973

Born on 28 Jun 1902 to George Harvey Bowles and Martha Annie Jennings. Struby Jennings married and had 2 children. He passed away on 6 May 1965.

Martha Annie Jennings Bowles::
Born in Pedlar-Elon Dist Amherst, Virginia, USA on 22 Feb 1875 to Zachariah Taylor Jennings and Mary Elizabeth Johnson. Martha Annie married George Harvey Bowles and had a child. She passed away on 19 Jan 1935.
Family Members


DAD: Zachariah Taylor Jennings 1848-1926
MOM: Mary Elizabeth Johnson 1852-1928


Struby Jennings Bowles 1902-1965

2.) Martha Jennings Bowles:;

3.) Walter Grey Bowles::
(Jonathan Robert De Mallie's Great Grandfather)

Birth: Jun. 1, 1873
Sandidges, Amherst County
Virginia, USA

Death: May 10, 1944
Fancy Hill,
Amherst County
Virginia, USA

Mrs. Virginia Hutton Wilmer Bowles (1875 - 1962)
(Jonathan Robert De Mallie's Great Grandmother)
Miss Freda Elizabeth Bowles (1899 - 1918)
Mrs. Marion Belle Bowles Harvey (1900 - 1945)
Mrs. Mary Bowles Yates (1903 - 1996)
Mr. Walter Truman Bowles (1904 - 1968)
Mr.Robert Bradford Bowles (1907 - 1978)
Mr.Lindsay Julian Bowles (1911 - 1998)

4.)Carrie Belle Bowles

Mrs. Carriebelle B. Watts

AMHERST Carriebelle B. Watts, 86, died at Westminster Canterbury Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999. She was the wife of the late Willard C. Watts. Born in Amherst County, Sept. 28, 1912, she was the daughter of George H. Bowles and Martha Ann Jennings Bowles. She was a former school teacher and retired from the Henrico County Social Services Department. She was a member of Central Baptist Church where she was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. She was a former member of the Northside Baptist Church in Richmond, a member of the Eastern Star and the Pleasant Vista Garden Club. Funeral arrangements are being made by Piney River Funeral Home, 804-277-5244. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 1999 at Central Baptist Church by the Rev. Eugene Beverly with burial at Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery. The family will be at Piney River Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. today and other times at the home of her niece, Jean Thompson, 457 Thrashers Creek Road located in the Mount Pleasant area of Amherst County. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Baptist Church, General Delivery, Lowesville, Va. 22967-9999 or your favorite charity.

5.)Daisy Bowles Saunders

6.)Alice Minnie Bowles Gannaaway

Birth: 1878
Death: 1915

First Wife:: Alice Minnie married Gideon Gannaway and had 8 children.

Gideon Gannaway 1865-Unknown

DAD:: James M Gannaway 1820-1911

MOM:: Sarah Ann Cash 1824-1891


Donovan Farrant Gannaway 1897-Unknown

William Maurice Gannaway 1899-Unknown

Robert Dalton Gannaway 1901-Unknown

Bessie Claire Gannaway 1903-Unknown

Martha Emma Gannaway 1905-Unknown

Sarah Audrey Gannaway 1907-Unknown

Carrie Mabel Gannaway 1910-Unknown

Virginia Alice Gannaway 1912-Unknown

Second Wife::
Hattie Tucker:

James M. Gannaway:
Born in Appomattox, Virginia, USA on 19 Apr 1820 to Woodson Gannaway and Judith Jane Woodson. James M married Sarah Ann Cash and had 6 children. He passed away on 1911 in Amherst, Virginia, USA.
Sarah Cash:
Born in Amherst, Virginia, USA on 8 Jun 1824 to Barnett Cash and Sarah Tucker. Sarah Ann married James M Gannaway and had 6 children. She passed away on 15 Dec 1891 in Amherst, Virginia, USA.

James M Gannaway 1820-1911

Emma Ann Gannaway 1848-1870

James Gannaway 1852-1862

Lucy E Ganaway 1857-1860

Judie Jane Gannaway 1860-1910

Charles Robert Gannaway 1864-1922

Gideon Gannaway 1865-Unknown

Barnett Cash:

Born in Dillard Line on 1782 to Robert Howard Cash and Tamasin Higginbotham. Barnett married Elizabeth W Dillard. Barnett married Sarah Tucker and had 8 children. He passed away on 1 Jul 1854 in Amherst Cty, Virginia, USA.


Robert Howard Cash 1735-1782
Tamasin Higginbotham 1739-1810


WIFE ONE: Elizabeth W Dillard 1800-Unknown

WIFE TWO Sarah Tucker 1785-1836 ( 8 Children)

Henry Cash

Robert Cash 1807-1808

Lewellin T Cash 1808-1852

Charles T Cash 1813-1850

Samuel G Cash 1813-1859

Emily D Cash 1816-Unknown

John Wesley Cash 1822-1896

Sarah Ann Cash 1824-1891

Born in Goochland Va on 1735 to Robert Howard Cash and Ruth Walker. Robert Howard married Tamasin Higginbotham and had 6 children. Robert Howard married Tabitha Bartlett and had 4 children. He passed away on May 1782 in Virginia, USA.
Family Members


DAD: Robert Howard Cash 1682-1772
MOM: Ruth Walker 1707-1774


WIFE ONE: Tamasin Higginbotham 1739-1810 (6 Children)

Frances Cash 1782-1807

Sophia Cash 1775-1782

Samuel Cash 1763-1859

Ruth Howard Cash 1771-Unknown

Pamela Cash 1777-1782

Barnett Cash 1782-1854

WIFE TWO: Tabitha Bartlett 1734-1791

Keziah Cash 1767-1808

Randolph Cash 1768-1839

Elizabeth Cash 1770-Unknown

Susannah Cash 1761-1830

TURPIN TIME:: Her siblings:

Henry: He died in infancy

Thomas Edward Turpin: 1832-Unknown
married Mary Odgen in 1854

Eliza D Turpin: 1833-Unknown married a,___Markram

Philip Turpin: 1835-,killed in battle during Civil War

Mary E Turpin: 1836-Unknown, married William Odgen of Bedford Co.

Amanda Malvina Turpin: 1838-1927 married Robert N. Carter. She died Nov. 24, 1927.

William A Turpin: 1840-Unknown b 1840 in Company G, Fifty-first Virginia Infantry, promoted corporal; killed at Brucetown, 1864

John C. Turpin: 1842-1925 John Cheatwood, born April 15, 1842 ( He is buried at Jonesboro Baptist) and lived across the way from where my Aunt, Eleanor Grey HARVEY Massie lives. He built his house abt. 1879 and my mother, Mary Elizabeth HARVEY De Mallie met many of his children. She stopped by to see and got the autograph from Lottie Cheatwood Turpin Brent Dameron when she was 101 years old and she showed her the US silver dollar -1879 & the citation from the President of U.S., she also attended her funeral at Jonesboro Baptist in Roseland, Virginia in AUG. 1981. He was in Civil War.

Peter Flood Turpin: 1844-Unknown, enlisted in CSA 1862, Company F, 28 Virginia Infantry, Hunton's Brigade, Pickett's Division. He married in 1869, Ellen Jones.

George:, taken prisoner during the Civil War, and died in the Yankeee, Delaware Prison.

James:, deceased and never married

Mary:, married William Odgen of Bedford Co.

Amanda Melvina:, married Robert N. Carter. She died Nov. 24, 1927.

* My Great Great Grandmother
Martha Porter Turpin 1844-1927:,Born February 8th, 1844 married Robert Nathaniel Bowles. She died September 27th, 1927.

Sallie Bettie: died at about 8 years of age. 
Family links: 
  William Cheatwood Turpin (1792 - ____)
  Alice P. Smith Turpin (1812 - ____)
  Robert Nathaniel Bowles (1839 - 1925)
  George Harvey Bowles (1871 - 1973)*
  Walter Grey Bowles (1873 - 1944)*
  Alice Minnie Bowles Gannaway (1878 - 1915)*
  Daisy Love Bowles Saunders (1880 - 1962)*
  Thomas Edward Turpin (1832 - ____)*
  George D Turpin (1833 - 1865)*
  Eliza D. Turpin (1833 - ____)*
  Phillip Turpin (1835 - ____)*
  Mary E. Turpin Ogden (1836 - ____)*
  Amanda Melvina Turpin Carter (1838 - 1928)*
  William A. Turpin (1840 - ____)*
  John D. Turpin (1842 - 1925)*
  Martha Porter Turpin Bowles (1844 - 1927)
  Peter Flood Turpin (1844 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Paul Saunders thank you for your great management, family love, details and uploading skills.
Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
Fancy Hill
Amherst County
Virginia, USA
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