Thankcyz... Interested in this Washington to Lee Co BOWMAN family:
*HH715:Migration: BOWMAN, James, 24; Clary, 36; Nancy, 13; John, 10; Bessy, 8; Jas., 6; Matilda, 1: (According to IGI, Thomas Burk mar in WCV 1812, Clara Stevens, b. c1796.Thos. Burke d. 08 Aug 1856.Two identified daus.: Elizabeth mar Nathan Hargis and Mary Ann, mar. (blank) Lockhard – the latter couple moving to Lee Co. VA.Could Clary, wife of James Bowman have been another d/o Thomas BURK? ///Info of Mr. Ken Kestner): 1860c, Lee Co. VA, Western Dist.: Jas. Bowman, 35, WCV; Clarinda, 46, VA; Rebecca, 16, Letcher KY; Jas., 14, Hawkins VA [sic]; Matilda, 10, WCV; Mary 9, Letcher KY; Mornen?, 7 Lee VA; Sarah 6 “; Clarinda 2 “; Jas. Banks, 19 “ [Note: Charles Haynes b. 1860 in Lee Co VA, s/o Dulaney Haynes & Emily Thompson, mar Clarinda Bowman b. 1858, Lee Co. VA; mar 21 Aug 1877, Lee Co VA]/// 1880c, Owsley Co KY, Booneville, Dist. 79:Smith, Patten, 23, KY; Clarinda, wife, 25, VA; Nancy, dau, 3m, KY; Bowman, Clarinda, 65, mo-in-law, VA/VA/VA (still Mar; where is James?)/// 1910c Lee Co VA, Rocky Sta., Dist. 31:Smith, Patton, 56, VA; Clarensa, wife, 53, VA; illeg., son, 17, VA/// 1930c, Harlan Co KY, Dist. 2; Dist. 13:Smith, Patton, head, 74; Clara, wife, 71; Carry, dau., 18; Ruch Mc, grandau., 10)
There is a Burk(e) – Bowman connection in Lee Co. VA (through Clarinda Bowman mar Patton Smith): Mary (Polly) Minerva McPherson b. 16 Feb 1859, Lee Co., VA, m. 05 Jun 1879, in Lee Co., VA, Robert J. Burke, b. 15 Apr 1854, d. 11 May 1915, Lee Co., VA, buried: Burke Cem, Lee Co., Va. Mary died 14 Nov 1910, Lee Co., VA, buried: Burke Cem, Lee Co., Va. Children:
i William Harrison Burke b. 27 May 1879 in Lee Co., Va., m. (1) 05 Nov 1899 in Lee Co., Va.,Louisa C. Joyner, b. 23 Jun 1876 in Scott Co., Va., (d/o E. Jessee Joyner and Rebecca Crumley), Louisa d. 30 Jan 1936, m. (2) Ethel Childress, b. 22 Aug 1899, (d/o Colonel Childress and Isabelle Crumley), Ethel died 16 Jan 1955.William died 28 Jan 1950.
ii Floyd Burke b. Dec 1880.
iii James Burke b. May 1884, Lee Co., Va, m. Lucy Gilliam.
iv Annis J. Burke b. 18 Feb 1886, Lee Co., Va, m. Charles Jotham Joyner b. 15 Jun 1884, (s/o E. Jessee Joyner and Rebecca Crumley), Charles died 02 Jan 1963. Annis died 02 May 1909.
v Rebecca Burke b. Jan 1888, Lee Co., Va., m. 01 Oct 1916 in Lee Co., Va., Allen Cowan, b. c. 1897 in Bell Co., Ky., (s/o Isaac Cowan and Cynthia).Rebecca died 1963.
vi Martin Vastine Burke b. Apr 1892, Lee Co., Va, m. Venus Gilliam (d/o James Gilliam and Synthia A. Bowen).
vii Ezra Burke b. July 1894, Lee Co., Va.
viii Martha Burke b. June 1898, Lee Co., Va., m. 08 Jan 1916 in Lee Co., Va. L. C. Smith, b. c. 1888 in Lee Co., Va., (s/o Patton Smith and Clarinda).Martha died 15 Jul 1952.)
Thomas Burke, 1796-08 Aug 1856 mar Clara Frazier; lived in the Washington and Lee Cos. VA area; could Clarissa, wife of Jas. Bowman have been a BURK?