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From: "Norma Thompson" <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Bowling-Speake
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 04:41:23 -0800
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These are the abstracts I found for William Bowling. I inferred that he had
a son William, as well. A later William can be found in the probate

Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of
Maryland 1679-1686 Libers 6, 7a, 7b, 8, compiled by V. L. Skinner, p. 18
William Brockhurst 6.676 A CE #79640 #79640 Mar 5 1679
Payments to: Casparus Herman, Thomas Tench, William Sinkler, William Bolding
left him by his father William Bolding.
Administratrix: Mary Brockhurst (widow).

Abstracts of Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland
1688-1698 Libers 12,13A, 13B, 14, 15. Volume 4 compiled by V.L. Skinner Jr.,
p. 16
William Brochas 13A.210 A CE #79620 #80620 Oct 13 1694
Mentions: John Moor to pay rent for land in Virginia (estate of William
Boulding), children unnamed) of William Bowling.
Distribution to: widow (unnamed).
Administratrix: relict (unnamed), wife of Edward Jones.

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Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Bowling-Speake

> Hi Norma,
> I read your blurb below:
> "....I have an excerpt from the Archives of Maryland showing that Mary
> Benson, daughter of Hugh Benson, married Bowling Speake. Bowling Speake
> the first cousin of the John Bowling above (deed with Francis Wheatley
> witness). Bowling Speake being the son of Elizabeth Bowling; John Bowling
> being the son of Thomas Bowling; Thomas and Elizabeth being the children
> Hugh Bowling."
> I concur that Mary Benson, daughter of Hugh Benson m. Thomas Bowling
> son of Elisabeth Bowling and Thomas Speake,Jr. b. 1645 ; and that John
> Bowling (first cousin of Thomas Bowling Speake) was the son of Thomas
> b. 1640 and Elizabeth ___? (Wheeler?).
> Can you tell me where to find the information that Elizabeth and Thomas
> Bowling are the children of Hugh Bowling? I sure would love to pin this
> There are also at least 2 other siblings, John and Roger, and possibly
> more, Ann and Jenet.
> I have this information also..but I don't have any proof the father of all
> these Bowling immigrants was Hugh or even Francis.
> Thanks, Shirley
> **************
> "The MD Bowlings factor into my husband's Speake line too. I
> have some data on them that was sent to me, but have not tried to document
> all as yet. One of Charles' grandmothers was Eleanor Speake, who married
> Stephen A. Shiveley. She was the d/o John Bowling Speake & Rebecca
> Speake. John B.'s gr. grandfather was Thomas Bowling Speake & Mary
> Speake; 2nd gr. gr.parents Thomas Speake (b. ca. 1645 England d. 1681 St.
> Mary's Co., MD) and Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bowling (b. ca. 1648).
> Elizabeth's father is said to be a Francis Bowling." Jackie Higdon

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