Green Bowers Family Bible

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The following information came from the Old Roane County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 7, October 1972

Many persons in Roane County are descendants of Green and Sarah COOPER BOWERS. About 1825, Green BOWERS came to Tennessee with his wife and at least part of his children. Mrs. O.R. HEATHER, of Hamilton, Missouri sent [1972] the following information copied from the family Bible that belonged to James Mitchell BOWERS, the youngest child of Green and Sarah COOPER BOWERS.


Children of Green and Sarah BOWERS

1. Benjamin born 9 August 1795 m. Mary (Polly) CLOUD
2. Jessie born 25 July 1797  
3. Cannon born 30 July 1799  
4. William born 4 August 1801  
5. Green Willis born 5 April 1803 m. Elizabeth HOLLY
6. Polly D. born 21 May 1805  
7. Levy M. born 4 March 1807  
8. Giles born 17 August 1809 m. Sarah TOLLIVER
9. Patsey G. born 5 January 1811  
10. Sarah born 11 February 1813 m. William HAWKS
11. John born 22 December 1814  
12. David born 6 January 1816  
13. Marcus Sims born 23 January 1819  
14. Nancy J. born 21 May 1821 m. Mortimer B. HALE
15. Richard H. born 25 February 1824 m. 1. Maria Louisa THOMAS

m. 2. Gnirah(?) GUFFEY

16. James Mitchell born 23 September 1827 m. 1. Ellen PEABODY

m. 2. Julia A. MICHAEL