Family of Jacob and Mary Sowers, Frederick Co. VA.
I am descended from
Jacob Sowers- b. ca. 1710 (possiby Germany) ; died: 1781 Frederick, VA.
b. 1722 Beaverdam Creek,Albemarle
their son John Sowers (b, Abt 1744; d.1813, Frederick, VA)
Jane Knight (b. Abt. 1743-
Then their son
Capt. James Harvey Sowersb. 1784 , Frederick, Va; d. Abt 1859 Hampshire, Va/wv
Md Mar 10 1810
Sarah E. Sherman9b. Abt 1792- d. abt. 1830, Frederick, VA)
Their daughter Eliza Jane married William Cunningham Lauck of
Winchester, VA, the son of Revolutionary War figure Peter Lauck andAmelia Heiskell.Their daughter Emily Heiskell Lauck married Capt. JohnKaylor Booton, CSA, of Luray, VA.Their daughter Mary Ella Booton married my great grandfather Henry Rosser Benson of Laytonsville, MD.