Surname Listing – MCELVEEN

I’m counting down my ancestral lines, working with my 3rd Great Grandparents.
Today, #43… Margaret McElveen.

I am very confused on this family line, so have left it only at Margaret for now. Can you help?

Connected to Margaret MCELVEEN through:

4. Charles Ernest Loops II (1906-1977)
5. Laura Melba Dekle (1908-1994)

10. Deroy “D.R.” Dekle (1880-1958)
11. Levietta Serena “Levie” Williams (1879-1955)

20. Remer Dekle (1858-1902)
21. Mary Jane Bowen (1858-?)

42. SILAS EVERETT BOWEN was born on 5 Jan 1815. He died on 14 Sep 1886 in Bulloch Co., Ga.
43. MARGARET E. MCELVEEN was born on 10 May 1822. She died on 18 Nov 1879 in Bulloch Co., Ga.

Children of Silas and Margaret: Elisha W. Bowen (1844-1865), Macey Ann Bowen (1846-1921), John Basal Bowen (1848-?), James Elias Bowen (1850-?), Moses Jackson Bowen (1852-1936), Deborah Bowen (1856-?), Mary Jane Bowen (1858-?).

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I have previously had in my database, Margaret’s parents as William Emanuel McElveen and Elizabeth “Betsey” Wise, but she is listed as a FOSTER CHILD. So, because this is genealogy research and not “where they lived” research, I’m not adding those as her parents.

Additionally there seems to be some confusion with another Margaret McElveen listed as the child of William and Susannah Harvey. This might be possible, but as of yet, I do not have any sources other than “online trees”, and we all know how that goes.

If you have any information, sources, details, etc. to share on this family, please leave me a comment!

~happy huntings

If you have any information on this family, please leave me a comment!

~happy huntings

Surname Listing – BOWEN

I’m counting down my ancestral lines. Moving through my 2nd Great-Grandparents… BOWEN.

The Bowen family is rich in South Georgia history, around Statesboro, Bulloch Co.

4. Charles Ernest Loops II (1906-1977)
5. Laura Melba Dekle (1908-1994)

10. Deroy “D.R.” Dekle (1880-1958)
11. Levietta Serena “Levie” Williams (1879-1955)

20. REMER DEKLE was born on 9 Feb 1858 in Georgia. He died on 13 Jan 1902 in Georgia.
21. MARY JANE BOWEN was born in Nov 1858 in Georgia. She died in unknown

Children of Remer and Mary Jane: Deroy “D.R.” Dekle (1880-1958), Laura Pearl Dekle (1882-1978), George Adams Dekle (1884-1970), Carl Dekle (1886-1896), John Harvey Dekle (1888-1971), Silas Mark Dekle (1890-1967), Remer Gary Dekle (1892-1981), Michell Duran Dekle (1895-1981), Mary Edna Dekle (1898-1987)

Mary married 2nd James J. Williams.

42. SILAS EVERETT BOWEN was born on 5 Jan 1815. He died on 14 Sep 1886 in Bulloch Co., Ga.
43. MARGARET E. MCELVEEN was born on 10 May 1822. She died on 18 Nov 1879 in Bulloch Co., Ga.

Children of Silas and Margaret: Elisha W. Bowen (1844-1865), Macey Ann Bowen (1846-1921), John Basal Bowen (1848-?), James Elias Bowen (1850-?), Moses Jackson Bowen (1852-1936), Deborah Bowen (1856-?), Mary Jane Bowen (1858-?).

84. ELISHA BOWEN was born on 19 Jan 1778. He died in 1826.
85. PENELOPE EVERETT was born on 19 Oct 1782 in Jones Co.,NC. She died on 7 Feb 1849.

Children of Elisha and Penelope: Macy Ann Bowen (?), Robert Bowen (1804-?), Deborah Bowen (1805-1866), Emmaline/Emmalee Bowen (1809-1884), Sarah Bowen (abt 1813-?), Silas Everett Bowen (1815-1886), John Hunter Bowen (1817-?), James Jackson Bowen (1819-?).

168. JOHN BOWEN was born about 1735. He died in 1823.
169. SARAH ANN HUNTER was born about 1737.

Children of John and Sarah: Robert Bowen (?), Emaline Bowen (?), Sarah Antinetta Bowen (?), William Bowen (?), John Bowen Jr. (1774-?), Elisha Bowen (1778-1826).

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I am still working with other researchers to find more on John Bowen. Currently do not know where he was born, nor where he died.

If you have any information on this family, please leave me a comment!

~happy huntings