John Bownds1

M, #2636, b. between 1730 and 1740, d. between 1800 and 1805
Last Edited=25 Nov 2007
     John Bownds, son of James Bounds and Ann Dicks, was born between 1730 and 1740.1 John Bownds was the son of James Bounds and Ann Dicks.2

John Bownds married Mary (?).1

M; John Bownds was "in Anson County, North Carolina by 1763. In 1768 he bought land from James Bownds, Sr. next to James Bownds, Jr. and also land from Stephen and Elener Cole, which he and wife Mary sold to John Cole in 1769. He was a planter and an overseer of roads; he built bridges and served on juries; he signed bonds..."3

John Bownds was "a Loyalist in 1776. John Bownds and John Cole were among a large group who refused to pay a Tory official in February 1776. He was a First Justice of Richmond County in 1779 and he took its first census that year. He received Revolutionary pay from its sheriff in 1780/81."3

John Bownds died between 1800 and 1805 at Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina.1

Children of John Bownds and Mary (?)

Child of John Bownds

Citations

  1. [S209] Ruth T. Dryden, The Boundless Bounds Family, June 2000, by Block, Sharon Bounds (Unknown Address: Self Published, 1989). Hereinafter cited as Boundless Bounds Family.
  2. [S209] Ruth T. Dryden, The Boundless Bounds Family, June 2000, by Block, Sharon Bounds (Unknown Address: Self Published, 1989), Page 10.. Hereinafter cited as Boundless Bounds Family.
  3. [S209] Ruth T. Dryden, The Boundless Bounds Family, June 2000, by Block, Sharon Bounds (Unknown Address: Self Published, 1989), Page 17.. Hereinafter cited as Boundless Bounds Family.
  4. [S209] Ruth T. Dryden, The Boundless Bounds Family, June 2000, by Block, Sharon Bounds (Unknown Address: Self Published, 1989), p. 17. Hereinafter cited as Boundless Bounds Family.