William Bowie was born 1791-2 in VA.We think his parents were: William Bowie & Ann Card married in Frederick Co.,MD. in 1788. His wife's name was Meriah"Maria"Windham d/o George Windham & Mary Card(sister of Ann).So they would be first cousins. Their son,James William Bowie,was born 1821 in Morgan Co.,OH. William &"Maria"Bowie were married 30 June 1820 Belmont Co.,OH.