Parthenia BOWLES and Absalom HUGHES obtained their marriage bond in HALIFAX County, VA 5
Apr 1830. Allen BOWLES signed the bond for Absalom.
Parthenia and Absalom had ten children; Mary Jane b 25 July 1831, David b 1833, Sarah
Louisa b 19 Apr 1837, Wesley W b 1841, Martha A b 29 Oct 1844, Gilpin J. b 28 Mar 1846,
Joseph Monroe b 4 Aug 1849, Mildred V b 1852, Julia M b 1854 and Henrietta b 1856. The
family moved to Callaway County, MO in the 1840's. Absalom served under Colonel
Doniphan in the Mexican War, 1st Regiment Missouri Artillery Volunteers.
Am seeking information about Parthenia's and Absalom's family's.