1 - HOWRY, Charles Bowen, b Oxford, Miss., May 14, 1844.
Paternal ancestor settled at York, Pa., prior to Am. Rev., and descendants removed to Botetourt co., Va., ca. 1790.
3 - Rev. Daniel Howry, of Botetourt Co., Va., m Frederica Wax.
6 - Moses Bowen, from Wales to Pa., 1698; settled in Chester Co., Pa.,
where he purchased 10,000 acres of land, m Rebecca Reece;
5 - John, removed to Augusta Co., Va., 1730; m Liily McIlhaney;
4 - Robert (d 1817), of S.C., soldier Am. Rev., m Mary Gillespie;
3 - Charles (1791-1842), m M. Easley,
2 - Son of James Moorman Howry (1804-84), Lawyer and judge, Oxford, Miss., mem. State Senate, a founder and trustee U. of Miss., Grand Master of Masons of Miss., m 1834, Narcissa Bowen (1818-1987); issue: 1-Susan Amelia (1838-1913); 2-Frances (b 1840-d 1898; m Thomas Rowan Dashiell); 3-James Henry (1842-1900); 4-Charles Bowen (above); 5-Mary Alice (1846-1870; m James Sims, Jr.); 6-Samuel Moore (1848-1922); 7-Herschel Porter (b1852); 8-Sarah L. (b 1853; m William Michel Flournoy); 9- Frederick W. (1857-95); 10-Albert Percy (1859-75).
1 - M Jan. 14, 1869, Edmonia Beverly Carter (Oct. 3, 1847 - Apr. 17, 1879); dau. Dr. Robert Otway Carter, g.g.g.son of Robert ("King") Carter, of Corotoman, Va.; issue: 1-Lucien Beverly, b Oxford, Miss., Oct. 27, 1869; U. Miss., '90; 2-Willard Carter (b 1874-Dec. 24, 1919); U. Miss., '95; mem. Co. D, 3d Mo. Vols., Spanish-Am. War; 2d lt., A.R.C., in France and Siberia, Aug. 1918-Oct. 1919; wounded Oct. 30, 1918; bronze medal (A.R.C.) for "Specially meritorious service"; 3-Maude (June 22, 1878-d infancy).
M 2d, July 21, 1880, Harriet Holt Harris (Aug. 12, 1859-Oct. 29, 1898), dau. of Dr. Sampson Hines Harris, of Columbus, Miss. (son of Judge Thomas Walton Harris, of Superior Ct. of Ga.); issue: 1-Hallie Harris (May 13, 1881-Dec. 1, 1888); 2-Charles Bowen, Jr., b Oxford, Miss., July 13, 1883; Washington and Lee U., '05; Y.M.C.A. field sec. with 1st Div. in France, 1918; m 1908, Ann LeSueur, dau. W. Shields Trigg; m 2d, 1922, Dorothy, dau. Nelson Inman; 3-Elizabeth Butler, b Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 25, 1890; engaged in war work in France in 1918; 4-Mary Harris, b Memphis, Dec. 8, 1892.
M 3d, July 25, 1900, Sallie Behethaland Bird (widow Buckingham Smith), b nr. Monticello, Fla., June 9, 1861; dau. Col. Pickens Butler Bird, C.S.A., of Fla.
LL.B., U. Miss., 1867 (LL.D., 1897). Consulting counsel, Washington, D.C. Mem. Miss. Ho. of Rep. 1880-84; U.S. dist atty., 1885-89; asst. atty. gen. of U.S., 1893-96; member Dem. Nat. Com., 1891-96; asso. judge U.S. Ct. of Claims, 1897-1915; arbitrator in railroad disputes. Served pvt. to 1st lt. Co. A, 29th Miss. Inf. C.S.A.; severely wounded in battle at Franklin, 1864. Lt. gen. U.C.V., comdg. Dept. of the Army of Northern Va. Trustee U. of Miss., 12 yrs. Club; Chevy Chase Country. Residence: 1509 16th St., Washington, D.C.