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Jim Bowie

Jim BowieAKA James Bowie

Born: 10-Apr-1796
Birthplace: Kentucky
Died: 6-Mar-1836
Location of death: San Antonio, TX [1]
Cause of death: War
Remains: Buried, San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Knife fighter, Alamo combatant

Military service: US Army (1812-15)


[1] The Alamo, San Antonio, TX.

Father: Rezin Pleasant Bowie (d. 1821)
Mother: Alvina Ap-Catesby Jones ("Elve", d. 1838)
Brother: John Jones Bowie (b. 1785, d. 1859)
Sister: Sarah Bowie Davis (b. 1787)
Sister: Mary Bowie Bird (b. 1789)
Sister: Martha Bowie Sterrett (b. 1791)
Brother: Rezin Pleasant Bowie, Jr. (b. 8-Sep-1793, d. 17-Jan-1841)
Brother: David Bowie (d. drowning)
Brother: Stephen Bowie (b. 1797, d. 1833)
Girlfriend: Cecelia Wells (engaged, d. 7-Sep-1829)
Wife: Ursula Maria de Veramendi (m. 25-Apr-1831, d. Sep-1833 cholera)

    Shot Sandbar Fight (19-Sep-1827)
    Stabbed
    Slaveowners
    Converted to Catholicism
    Naturalized Mexican Citizen 5-Oct-1830
    Shot: Battle 6-Mar-1836
    Scottish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis



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