Julia Ann <I>Bowen</I> Orr

Julia Ann Bowen Orr

Birth
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Mar 1875 (aged 69)
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
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William Orr (husband) was born at the old homestead January 8, 1796, and died in 1875. He was a whig and republican. He also was a farmer and was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church organized at West Newton.

His wife was Julia Ann Bowen, whose father died during her childhood near Fredericksburg,(Spotsylvannia),Va., where he owned a small plantation. She bore him nine children, four of whom are living:Harriet, James P., Andrew W. and Mary I.

Excerpted from the entry for A.W. Orr in "Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. John M. Gresham & Co. Samuel T. Wiley, published 1890." PAGE 309

In 1810 in Spotsylvania, the only land holder named Bowen in the census was Burkett Bowen in Fredricksburg Township. He did have a minor female on his census. He was constable of Fredricksburg in 1809, and died in 1812. A Jane Bowen administered his estate, presumably his wife. No further information is known at this time.


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Wife of William Orr Born Jan 2 1806 Died March 24 1875


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julia Ann Bowen Orr (1 Jan 1806–24 Mar 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78223761, citing West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jonathan Omholt (contributor 47248504) .