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3. Sarah H. DURHAM was born about 1797 in Washington County, Virginia.8
Information provided by Edward Schnaus - Rootsweb:

Scott County, VA Deed Book 7, Pages 109-110

Know all men by these present that I Jesse Bowen of Scott County, Virginia; for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bear to Flavilla, Jason Yeomen, Henry Kane, Enoch Smith and William Harmon; being children and heirs of Sally Durham who is an unmarried as well for the further sum of one dollar to me in hand paid by the said children above mentioned being heirs of Sally Durham at and before the sealing and delivery of these present the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given and granted, and by these present do give grant hereto the said Flavilla, Jason Homen, Henry Kane, Enoch Smith and William Harmon being children of Sally Durham which children I consider my own though not legal heirs of any property and estate their ancestors and administrators and assign forever, the following property to wit namely to be divided between and among the above mentioned children of Sally Durham who are not of age equally; sixty four acres of land and appurtenances in Scott County, Virginia being the land which I now occupy one hundred acres of land on the waters of Stock Creek and on the fork of the Flat Branch in Scott County, VA; one hundred acres of land which I have interest adjoining the land which I now occupy in Scott County, VA. Fifty acres of land which I have interest adjoining the land of Elisha Walling and William Mitchell in Scott County, VA. My interest in an improvement of land which I bought off ____ Shepherd in Scott county, VA; five head of horses, to wit namely one claybank horse, one sorel mare, one brown mare, one roan mare, and one roan colt, and seven head of cattle to with four milk cows and three calves and seventy five head of stock hogs, twenty seven head of sheep and thirty seven head geese. All my household and kitchen furniture consisting of six beds and bedding, five bedsteads, one chest, two tables, one sofa, seven chairs, 2 pair fire irons, one big Kettle, four pots, two kettles, one oven, one baker, one skillet, knives, forks, plates and my corn crop standing in the field, all my oats which is in stacks, all my flax, all of my crop of Irish potatoes and all my crop of turnips and also my farming utensils and one man's saddle, 2 spinning wheels, twenty five pound of wool, to have and to hold the written mentioned property both real and personal to the only use of the above mentioned children and their heirs forever, against the claim or claims of the said Jesse Bown and his heirs and all other persons whomsoever, to have and to hold forever in witness whereof the said Jesse Bown has hereto subscribed his name and affixed his seal this 10th day of November 1842.

Jesse Bowen (seal)
On Oct 14, 1818, he petitioned the court to pay him for his guarding of Joseph Jones, a felon, and it was ordered to be made so. He lived in Hancock County, Tenn. in 1860, where he owned land valued at $2,000 bought from George G. Herd.
He began living with his second wife, Sally, after his first 7 children were born, but did not marry her until 1854 because his first wife would not consent to a divorce.
Sarah (Durham) Bowen is buried in Horton Cemetery located on a farm her son "Billy" owned.

Sarah H. DURHAM and Jesse BOWEN were married on 23 Sep 1854 in Scott County, Virginia.8,9 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
about Sarah H. Durham

Name: Sarah H. Durham
Gender: Female
Birth Place: VA
Birth Year: 1808
Spouse Name: Jesse Bowen
Spouse Birth Place: NC
Spouse Birth Year: 1792
Marriage Year: 1854
Marriage State: VA
Number Pages: 5

Sally H Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR9X-1DK>
Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
birth: 1797, Washington, Va
marriage: 23 September 1854 Scott, Virginia
father: Isaac Durham
mother: Betty
spouse: Jesse Bowen
other: Ruben Bowen, Sarah
Name: Jesse Bowen
Birth Date: 1792
Birthplace: Caswell, Nc
Age: 62
Spouse's Name: Sally H Durham
Spouse's Birth Date: 1797
Spouse's Birthplace: Washington, Va
Spouse's Age: 57
Event Date: 23 Sep 1854
Event Place: Scott, Virginia
Father's Name: Ruben Bowen
Mother's Name: Sarah
Spouse's Father's Name: Isaac Durham
Spouse's Mother's Name: Betty
Marital Status: Unknown
Previous Wife's Name
Spouse's Race
Spouse's Marital Status
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01334-5
System Origin: Virginia-EASy
GS Film number: 337187
Reference ID: 337187

Jesse BOWEN (son of Reubin BOWEN and Sarah A. HICKS) was born about 1792 in Caswell County, North Carolina.8,10 He died after 1880 in Hancock County, Tennessee.10 Sarah H. DURHAM and Jesse BOWEN had the following children:



Flavily DURHAM.



Jason Yoman BOWEN was born on 12 Feb 1835 in Scott County, Virginia.10



Henry Kane BOWEN was born about 1837 in place unknown.10



Enoch Smith BOWEN was born on 9 Jun 1838 in Scott County, Virginia.10



William "Billie" Harmon BOWEN was born on 3 May 1841 in Scott County, Virginia.10,11 He died on 23 Mar 1915 in Kyles Ford, Hancock County, Tennessee.11 Billie H. Bowen <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N9PD-4S3>
Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955
birth: 3 May 1841 Hancock Co.
death: 23 March 1915 Kyles Ford, Tennessee
burial: 24 March 1915 Bowen
residence: 23 March 1915 Hancock Co., Tennessee
father: Jessie Bowen
mother: Sarah Durham
Name: Billie H. Bowen
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 23 Mar 1915
Event Place: Kyles Ford, Tennessee
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Age: 74
Birth Year (Estimated)
Birth Date: 03 May 1841
Birthplace: Hancock Co.
Spouse's Name
Father's Name: Jessie Bowen
Father's Birthplace: N.C.
Mother's Name: Sarah Durham
Mother's Birthplace: Va.
Occupation: Farmer
Residence Place: Hancock Co., Tennessee
Burial Place: Bowen
Burial Date: 24 Mar 1915
Informant's Name
Additional Relatives
Digital Folder Number: 004183033
GS Film number: 1299637
Reference ID: v 20 cn 271



Johanna Caroline BOWEN was born about 1843 in place unknown.10



Sylvania C. BOWEN was born on 31 Jan 1845 in Scott County, Virginia.10



Elizabeth BOWEN was born about 1847 in place unknown.10



John Patton BOWEN was born on 6 May 1849 in Scott County, Virginia.10,12 He died on 28 Jun 1925 in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.12 John Patton Bowen <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7DJ-BZX>
Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976

birth: 6 May 1849
death: 28 June 1925 Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States
father: Jessie Bowen
mother: Sally Durham
Name: John Patton Bowen
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 28 Jun 1925
Event Place: Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 06 May 1849
Father's Name: Jessie Bowen
Mother's Name: Sally Durham
Certificate Number: 22510
GS Film number: 2113921
Digital Folder Number: 005145285



Eboline BOWEN was born about 1851 in Scott County, Virginia.10