John Bowman (Pioneer)

John Bowman (Pioneer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Jacob Bowman (1733 or 1738 - May 4, 1784) was an 18th century American pioneer, colonial militia officer and sheriff, the first appointed in Lincoln County, Kentucky. In 1781 he also presided as a justice of the peace over the first county court held in Kentucky. The first county-lieutenant and military governor of Kentucky County during the American Revolutionary War, Bowman also served under General George Rogers Clark during the Illinois campaign. He is the brother of Joseph, Isaac and Abraham Bowman, all of whom were among the earliest pioneers to settle in Kentucky and prominent officers in the Continental Army.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136699478
  • 9786136699479