The Resource Bowman family papers

Bowman family papers

Label
Bowman family papers, 1765-1998
Title
Bowman family papers
Inclusive dates
1765-1998
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains deeds, indentures, financial records, wills and a few other miscellaneous documents 1765-[1850-1990]-1998, relevant to John Bowman and his descendants David, Joseph, Alpheus, Solon and others. Some documents indicate connections with George Keezel and Charles E. Long. Also included are rolls of names and amounts for erecting a new Rader's Church in the late 1870's
Related
Biographical or historical data
John Bowman was issued a Land Office Exchange Treasury Warrant for 374 acres in a section of Rockingham County, Va. called "the forest" in 1811.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Bowman family papers
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/bowman01.aspx
Note
Also known as the John Bowman family collection
Arrangement
Box 1: Folder 1 (Deeds and indentures, 1765-1893 and undated. Includes naturalization document for George Bauman); Folder 2 (Financial records, 1871-1926 and undated. Includes lists of household property, 1888-1900); Folder 3 (Wills and records pertaining to settlement of Bowman and Long estates, 1816-1998) and undated. Flat Box 1: Six subscription rolls of names and amounts for erecting a new church at or near Rader's Church, 1878-89.
Control code
46607290
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
Part of 1 Hollinger box (3 folders); 1 flat Hollinger box.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Ownership
On deposit from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, April, 1999.

Library Locations

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