Bowie (HMTFD)

Location: Hodges, SC 29653 Abbeville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 16.583', W 82° 20.95'

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Christian Pioneers

Front (East) Inscription
Abraham Boey came from Sterlingshire, Scotland to Charles County, Md. about 1700. His son John had six sons, one being Rhodi who married Ann Price. Rhodi's six children moved to Abbeville County, S.C. ca. 1802-1815. Four are buried in Old Bowie Burial Ground ½ mile north. They are:

Eli Bowie, Rhodi's oldest son, came to S.C. about 1802. Married Katherine Franklin. Founded Gilgal Methodist Church. Many descendants.

Catherine, Spinster. First burial Old Bowie Burial Ground.

Reverse (West) Inscription
Richard Price, Presbyterian. Children by Catherine Hodges. Moved to Miss. ca. 1850. Child by second wife, Jane Milford married Eli's grandson. Many offspring.

Hezekiah, Presbyterian. Widow, Lucinda Simms and eight children moved to Miss. 1850. Large subclan.

Nancy's and Frances' gravesites unknown.

End markers are for later generations.
Year Placed1986
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 375808 N 3793625
Decimal Degrees34.27638333, -82.34916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.583', W 82° 20.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 34.98" N, 82° 20' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 Gilgal Church Rd, Hodges SC 29653, US
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