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 Reese;
5 - John, removed to Augusta Co., Va., 1730; m Liily McIlhaney;
4 - Robert (1740-1817), soldier Am. Rev., From Warshington Co., Va.; removed to Pendleton District, S.C.; m Mary Gillespie;
3 - Charles (1791-1842), b in S.C.; planter, Tallahatchie Co., Miss.; m M. Easley.
2 - Son of James Moorman Howry (1804-84), b nr. Fincastle, Va., removed to Tenn., 1811, to Miss., 1836; col. comdt. Tenn. militia, 1826; atty. gen. 12th Tenn. dist.; lawyer, planter; circuit judge, Oxford, Miss., mem. Miss. Senate; a founder and 26 yrs. trustee U. of Miss.; Grand Master of Masons of Miss., m 1834, Narcissa Bowen (1818-70); issue: I-Susan Amelia (1838-1913); II-Frances M. (b 1840-98; m Thomas Rowan Dashiell); III-James Henry (1842-1900; m Buena Burney); IV-Charles Bowen (above and below); V-Mary Alice (1846-1870; m James Sims, Jr.); VI-Samuel Moore (1848-1922; m Donna McCord); VII-Herschel Porter (b1852; m Frances McCracken); VIII-Sarah L. (b 1853; m William Michel Flournoy); IX- Frederick W. (1857-95); X-Albert Percy (1859-75).
1 - M Jan. 14, 1869, Edmonia Beverly Carter (Oct. 3, 1847 - Apr. 17, 1879); dau. Dr. Robert Otway Carter; issue: 1-Lucien Beverly, (qv for Carter lineage); 2-Willard Carter (June 18, 1874-Dec. 24, 1919); U. Miss., '95; mem. Co. D, 3d Mo. Vols., Spanish-Am. War; 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., surgeon, C.S.A. (son of Judge Thomas Walton Harris, of Superior Ct. of Ga.; desc. Thomas Harris, Va., qv); 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 (issue: dau. Page); 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, planter and col. C.S.A., of Fla., mortally wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., 1864.
LL.B., U. Miss., 1867 (LL.D., 1896), S.A.E. Consulting counsel, Washington, D.C. Mem. Miss. Ho. of Rep. 1880-84; trustee U. of Miss., 1882-84; 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. Mem. and former v.p. Am. Bar Assn., Constl. Govt. (See Who's Who in America). Club; Chevy Chase Country. Residence: 1509 16th St., Washington, D.C.