Additional information on Nelson Bowles, did a very
quick search in Ancestory.com
and found a DAR listing.
Note Caroline Elizabeth Bowles 1831 in my Hall line
from Bourbon [neighbors of the Bowles] Mahlon Hall b
1777 married a Hannah Reed/Reid 1820 in Bourbon Co
before moving to IL in 1830. Nelson in question son
may have been a JR possible this may have been him???
Search Terms: BOWLES (112), NELSON (2187)
Database: Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage
Books (152 Vols.)
Combined Matches: 1
The National Society of the Daughters of the American
Revolution Volume 114
Miss Mary Lou Hendrix. DAR ID Number: 113726
Born in Meriwether County, Ga.
Descendant of Peter Strozier, as follows:
1. George Carey Hendrix (b. 1857) m. 1879 Ella Lou
Reid (d. 1885).
2. Robert Reid (1826-95) m. 1856 Caroline Elizabeth
3. Nelson Bowles m. Elizabeth Strozier.
4. John Strozier m. Ann Bennett.
5. Peter Strozier m. Margaret Dozier.
Peter Strozier (1748-1823) served, 1776, as a private
under Col. John Dooley at the Battle of Kettle Creek.
He was born in Germany; died in Wilkes County, Ga.
I did check census records and found Nelson Bowles
1810 & 1820 for our Nelson [KY]
Also the LDS had a William T Bowles b 1819 KY no
parents, but he had a son Nelson M. b abt 1847 in
Monroe Co KY Anyone have any idea who this person
That�s it on name Nelson also none of the Bowles [as
far as I know] that moved to IL named any son
Nelson??? Hope the above DAR helps someone and if you
know who this Nelson belongs to let us know. Barbara
PS As you can see I have some free time [at work]
things are real slow this week and Monday will be
dead, but I have to work taking off at noon and going
to do some research at the library, finally keep your
fingers crossed that I can find some goodies.
The majority of my research is in the following states: MD,DE,NJ,VA,OH,IL,KY,IN,NB
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