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Bowers & Duke Families, North Carolina

by Deborah Shelton Wood

My ancestors were Henrietta Duke and James Bowers.
 
1. Sarah "Sally" BOWERS was born ABT 1801 in NC, and died May 1871 in Carroll Co VA. She was the daughter of 2. James BOWERS and 3. Henrietta DUKE. She married Harvey Dennis SHADRACH 7 Feb 1820 in Granville Co NC, son of John SHADRACH and Mary PASCHALL. He was born ABT 1790 in Granville Co NC, and died 10 Sep 1861 in Carroll Co VA. 
   
 
 

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2. James BOWERS was born abt 1751 in NC, and died 1815 in Norfolk VA. He was the son of 4. Giles BOWERS and 5. Sarah JONES.

3. Henrietta DUKE was born abt 1778 in NC, and died 4 Oct 1855 in Weakley Co TN. She was the daughter of 6. Britton DUKE and 7. Anna BENNETT.
   
 Children of Henrietta DUKE and James BOWERS are:    i. Mary "Polly" BOWERS was born ABT 1800 in NC, and died in Nathans Creek, North Carolina. She married Jesse REEVES circa 1820, son of George REEVES Sr and Jane BURTON. He was born 1760 in VA, and died 1833 in Nathans Creek, North Carolina. 
1.   ii. Sarah "Sally" BOWERS was born ABT 1801 in NC, and died May 1871 in Carroll Co VA. She married Harvey Dennis SHADRACH 7 Feb 1820 in Granville Co NC, son of John SHADRACH and Mary PASCHALL. He was born ABT 1790 in Granville Co NC, and died 10 Sep 1861 in Carroll Co VA. 
    iii. Martha "Patsy" BOWERS was born ABT 1803 in Granville, North Carolina, United States, and died 1861 in Adairsville, Bartow, Georgia, United States. She married Mathew BLALOCK 8 Nov 1825 in Granville Co NC, son of David BLALOCK and Frances CHAMPION. He was born ABT 1804 in Granville Co NC, and died AFT 1870 in Bartow Co GA. 
    iv. Giles BOWERS was born 1804 in North Carolina, and died 1864 in Weakley Co TN. He married Rebecca. She was born 1815 in VA or KY, and died Aft 1860 in Weakley Co TN. 
    v. Priscilla BOWERS was born ABT 1806 in North Carolina. She married Green BIRCHETT 15 Mar 1828 in Granville Co NC. He was born abt 1805 in North Carolina. 
    vi. Nancy BOWERS was born ABT 1808 in North Carolina, and died BEF 1850 in Weakley Co TN. She married Nathan RAY. He was born abt 1809 in NC. 
    vii. Ann C BOWERS was born 1 May 1815/1818 in North Carolina, and died 18 Oct 1893 in Weakley Co TN. She married Roland Henderson GALEY 2 Oct 1845 in Weakley Co TN. He was born 1 Jan 1820 in AL, and died 25 May 1904 in Weakley Co TN. 
 
 

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4. Giles BOWERS was born ABT 1715 in VA or NC, and died ABT 1799 in Franklin Co NC. 

5. Sarah JONES was born ABT 1733 in Lower Parish, Isle of Wight Co VA, and died after 1808 in NC. She was the daughter of 10. Col. Edward JONES III Esq. and 11. Abigail SHUGHAN.
   
 Children of Sarah JONES and Giles BOWERS are:2.   i. James BOWERS was born abt 1751 in NC, and died 1815 in Norfolk VA. He married Henrietta DUKE 30 Aug 1797 in Warren Co NC, daughter of Britton DUKE and Anna BENNETT. She was born abt 1778 in NC, and died 4 Oct 1855 in Weakley Co TN. 
    ii. Philemon BOWERS was born abt 1752 in NC.
    iii. Benjamin BOWERS was born abt 1760 in NC.
    iv. William BOWERS was born abt 1762 in Franklin Co NC. He married Barberry BELL BEALE abt 1795 in Franklin Co NC. She was born abt 1763 in NC or VA. 
    v. Jesse BOWERS was born abt 1764 in NC.
    vi. Sarah BOWERS was born 1766 in Franklin Co NC. She married Richard BEALE. He was born 1766 in NC. 
    vii. Betsy BOWERS was born abt 1769 in NC. She married Harwood POPE. He was born abt 1757 in NC. 
    viii. Frances "Franky" BOWERS was born abt 1770 in NC. She married Young MCLEMORE. He was born abt 1770 in NC, and died 4 Oct 1823 in TN. 
    ix. Mary "Polly" BOWERS was born abt 1771 in NC. She married John GOODLOE. He was born 1768 in Granville Co NC. 
    x. Patsy BOWERS was born 25 FEB 1776, and died 23 OCT 1847. She married Capt. James STROTHER, son of Christopher STROTHER and Ann KEMP. He was born 11 Aug 1764 in Virginia,, and died 17 Jun 1843 in Franklin, North Carolina, United States. 
 

6. Britton DUKE was born 1747 in Granville Co NC, and died 1798/1800 in Franklin Co NC. He was the son of 12. Samuel DUKE and 13. Ms. MINOR? DABNEY?.

7. Anna BENNETT was born ABT 1751 in Granville Co NC, and died ABT 1805 in Franklin Co NC. She was the daughter of 14. Richard BENNETT and 15. Anne.
   
 Children of Anna BENNETT and Britton DUKE are:    i. Robert L. DUKE was born abt 1776, and died abt 1838 in Dickson Co TN. He married Charlotte GREEN. She was born abt 1786 in NC. 
3.   ii. Henrietta DUKE was born abt 1778 in NC, and died 4 Oct 1855 in Weakley Co TN. She married James BOWERS 30 Aug 1797 in Warren Co NC, son of Giles BOWERS and Sarah JONES. He was born abt 1751 in NC, and died 1815 in Norfolk VA. 
    iii. Martha DUKE was born abt 1780 in NC. She married Dudley HOUSE. He died abt 1817 in Granville Co NC. 
    iv. Bennett Crafton DUKE was born abt 1783 in NC, and died 1809. He married Lucy JOHNSON 15 Sep 1803 in NC. She was born abt 1785 in NC. 
    v. Mira Peace DUKE was born abt 1784 in NC.
    vi. Dabney Minor DUKE was born 1785 in NC, and died 1848 in TN. He married Abby HOUSE 15 Apr 1816 in Granville Co NC. She was born abt 1789 in North Carolina. 
    vii. Nelson DUKE was born ABT 1792 in NC, and died ABT 1862 in TN. He married Polly LONGMIRE 1815. She was born abt 1792 in NC, and died 1859 in TN. He married Ann 9 May 1809 in Granville Co NC. 
 
 

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10. Col. Edward JONES III Esq. was born ABT 1700 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 7 Oct 1751 in Granville Co NC. He was the son of 20. Edward JONES II and 21. Mary BATTE.

11. Abigail SHUGHAN was born 1702 in VA, and died 1790. She was the daughter of 22. John SHUGHAN and 23. Elisabeth SWANN.
   
 Children of Abigail SHUGHAN and Col. Edward JONES III Esq. are:    i. Daniel JONES was born ABT 1725 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died in NC.
    ii. Obedience JONES was born ABT 1726 in Isle of Wight Co VA.
    iii. Shugan JONES was born ABT 1727 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died Aft 1760 in Granville Co NC. He married Sarah FRANKLIN 1740 in Granville Co NC. She was born 1726 in Granville Co NC. 
    iv. Priscilla JONES was born 1729 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 9 Mar 1802 in Warren, North Carolina, United States. She married Maj. Gideon MACON, son of John MACON and Ann HUNT. He was born abt 1715 in VA, and died 1761 in NC. She married James RANSOM 9 Feb 1763 in Granville, North Carolina, United States. He was born abt 1740 in NJ, and died 1 Aug 1782 in Warren, North Carolina, United States. 
    v. James JONES was born 1730 in NC.
    vi. Rebecca JONES was born 1732 in VA or NC. She married John MCELROY 24 Jun 1762 in Granville Co NC. He was born abt 1732 in NC, and died in GA. 
5.   vii. Sarah JONES was born ABT 1733 in Lower Parish, Isle of Wight Co VA, and died after 1808 in NC. She married Giles BOWERS ABT 1751. He was born ABT 1715 in VA or NC, and died ABT 1799 in Franklin Co NC. 
    viii. Edward JONES was born abt 1740, and died 1 Jun 1799 in NC. He married Tamar DUKE 14 Jan 1789 in Warren, North Carolina, United States, daughter of William DUKE II and Mary GREEN. She was born abt 1743 in Brunswick Co VA, and died AFT 1823 in Warren Co NC. He married Mary 1755 in North Carolina, United States. She was born 1712 in Surry Co VA, and died 1789 in VA. 
    ix. Robert JONES was born 17 Mar 1752 in "Shocco Springs"Granville Co NC, and died 28 Dec 1814 in White Sulphur Springs Plantation, Warren Co NC. He married Ann DUKE 18 Aug 1779 in Warren Co NC, daughter of William DUKE II and Mary GREEN. She was born 1744 in NC, and died 1810 in NC. 
 

12. Samuel DUKE was born ABT 1722 in VA, and died Bet 1798/1800 in NC. He was the son of 24. William DUKE and 25. Tamar.

13. Ms. MINOR? DABNEY?. 
   
 Children of Ms. MINOR? DABNEY? and Samuel DUKE are:6.   i. Britton DUKE was born 1747 in Granville Co NC, and died 1798/1800 in Franklin Co NC. He married Anna BENNETT BEF 1776 in Bute Co NC, daughter of Richard BENNETT and Anne. She was born ABT 1751 in Granville Co NC, and died ABT 1805 in Franklin Co NC. 
    ii. Sterling DUKE was born abt 1748 in VA or NC, and died in prob TN. He married Edy DUKE. She was born 1748 in NC. 
    iii. Burwell DUKE was born abt 1751 in VA or NC, and died abt 1824 in Warren Co NC. He married Frances HAWKINS. She was born abt 1755, and died 1829 in Warren Co NC. 
    iv. Harrell DUKE was born abt 1752. He married Hilda MCGEE 16 Jun 1781 in Warren Co NC. She was born abt 1760. 
 

14. Richard BENNETT was born 6 February 1732 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, VA, . He was the son of 28. William BENNETT and 29. Mary HUMPHRIES.

15. Anne was born abt 1735, and died aft 1786 in Granville Co NC. 
   
 Children of Anne and Richard BENNETT are:7.   i. Anna BENNETT was born ABT 1751 in Granville Co NC, and died ABT 1805 in Franklin Co NC. She married Britton DUKE BEF 1776 in Bute Co NC, son of Samuel DUKE and Ms. MINOR? DABNEY?. He was born 1747 in Granville Co NC, and died 1798/1800 in Franklin Co NC. 
    ii. Thomas Fulilove BENNETT was born abt 1752 in Granville Co NC, and died 1806 in Pittsylvania Co VA. He married Elizabeth before 1779. 
    iii. Peter BENNETT was born abt 1753 in Granville Co NC, and died 1822 in Knox Co TN. He married Ann. She was born 1753 in VA, and died 1845 in Knox Co TN. 
    iv. Frances BENNETT was born abt 1754 in Granville Co NC. She married Joseph BUSH. He was born abt 1752. 
    v. Sarah BENNETT was born abt 1756 in Granville Co NC. She married John ESTES. He was born abt 1752 in NC. 
    vi. Lewis BENNETT was born abt 1759 in Granville Co NC.
    vii. Bartlett BENNETT was born abt 1760 in Granville Co NC.
    viii. William BENNETT was born abt 1762 in Granville Co NC.
    ix. Micajah BENNETT was born abt 1763 in Granville Co NC. He married Anne JOHNSON abt 1811 in GA. She was born abt 1770. 
 
 

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20. Edward JONES II was born 1660 in VA. 

21. Mary BATTE was born ABT 1665 in VA, and died 1745 in Prince George Co VA. She was the daughter of 42. Capt. Thomas BATTE and 43. Mary.
   
 Child of Mary BATTE and Edward JONES II is:10.   i. Col. Edward JONES III Esq. was born ABT 1700 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 7 Oct 1751 in Granville Co NC. He married Abigail SHUGHAN ABT 1720 in VA, daughter of John SHUGHAN and Elisabeth SWANN. She was born 1702 in VA, and died 1790. 
 

22. John SHUGHAN was born ABT 1660 in France, and died ABT 1727 in Isle of Wight Co VA. He was the son of 44. SHUGHAN.

23. Elisabeth SWANN was born abt 1680 in Surry Co VA. She was the daughter of 46. Mathew SWANN and 47. Mrs. SWANN.
   
 Child of Elisabeth SWANN and John SHUGHAN is:11.   i. Abigail SHUGHAN was born 1702 in VA, and died 1790. She married Col. Edward JONES III Esq. ABT 1720 in VA, son of Edward JONES II and Mary BATTE. He was born ABT 1700 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 7 Oct 1751 in Granville Co NC. 
 

24. William DUKE was born 1701 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 1775 in Bute Co NC. He was the son of 48. James DUKE and 49. Mary Elizabeth BYRD.

25. Tamar was born abt 1701. 
   
 Children of Tamar and William DUKE are:    i. William DUKE II was born 1721 in VA, and died 21 Jan 1793 in Warren Co NC. He married Mary GREEN 1742 in Brunswick Co VA. She died 1801. 
12.   ii. Samuel DUKE was born ABT 1722 in VA, and died Bet 1798/1800 in NC. He married Ms. MINOR? DABNEY?. 
    iii. John DUKE was born ABT 1730. He married Mary MYRICK. 
 

28. William BENNETT was born 2 Jun 1703 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex, Virginia, USA, and died 24 Jul 1777 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 

29. Mary HUMPHRIES was born 24 Jan 1704 in Middlesex Co VA, and died 6 Feb 1733 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex, Virginia, USA. She was the daughter of 58. Mr. HUMPHRIES.
   
 Child of Mary HUMPHRIES and William BENNETT is:14.   i. Richard BENNETT was born 6 February 1732 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, VA, . He married Anne ABT 1750. She was born abt 1735, and died aft 1786 in Granville Co NC. 
 
 

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42. Capt. Thomas BATTE was born abt 1638 in Yorkshire, ENG, and died bef 1700 in VA. He was the son of 84. John BATTE and 85. Martha MALLORY.

43. Mary. 
   
 Child of Mary and Capt. Thomas BATTE is:21.   i. Mary BATTE was born ABT 1665 in VA, and died 1745 in Prince George Co VA. She married Edward JONES II. He was born 1660 in VA. She married Peter JONES BEF 1688 in Henrico Co VA, son of Maj. Peter JONES and Mary Margaret WOOD. He was born ABT 1660 in VA, and died BEF 1726 in Prince George Co VA. 
 

44. SHUGHAN. 
   
 Child of SHUGHAN is:22.   i. John SHUGHAN was born ABT 1660 in France, and died ABT 1727 in Isle of Wight Co VA. He married Elisabeth SWANN abt 1700 in VA, daughter of Mathew SWANN and Mrs. SWANN. She was born abt 1680 in Surry Co VA. 
 

46. Mathew SWANN was born abt 1650 in ENG, and died 5 Jan 1702 in Surry Co VA. He was the son of 92. William SWANN and 93. Judith GREENE.

47. Mrs. SWANN. 
   
 Child of Mrs. SWANN and Mathew SWANN is:23.   i. Elisabeth SWANN was born abt 1680 in Surry Co VA. She married John SHUGHAN abt 1700 in VA, son of SHUGHAN. He was born ABT 1660 in France, and died ABT 1727 in Isle of Wight Co VA. She married Thomas CLAY aft 1728 in VA. He was born abt 1680. 
 

48. James DUKE was born ABT 1677 in James City Co. VA, and died 1751 in Charles City Co VA. He was the son of 96. Henry DUKE Esq. and 97. Elizabeth TAYLOR.

49. Mary Elizabeth BYRD was born ABT 1679/1682, and died 1763 in VA. She was the daughter of 98. Col. William E BYRD and 99. Mary HORSMANDEN.
   
 Child of Mary Elizabeth BYRD and James DUKE is:24.   i. William DUKE was born 1701 in Isle of Wight Co VA, and died 1775 in Bute Co NC. He married Tamar. She was born abt 1701. 
 

58. Mr. HUMPHRIES. 
   
 Child of Mr. HUMPHRIES is:29.   i. Mary HUMPHRIES was born 24 Jan 1704 in Middlesex Co VA, and died 6 Feb 1733 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex, Virginia, USA. She married William BENNETT. He was born 2 Jun 1703 in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex, Virginia, USA, and died 24 Jul 1777 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
 
 Research of Deborah Shelton Wood 1997

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