Bowman, John a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Frederick County, Va., Sept. 13, 1773. He entered the itinerancy in 1812, and labored faithfully in Tennessee and Kentucky until compelled to become a supernumerary. He belonged to the Holston Conference, and died Sept. 25, 1847. Mr. Bowman was an excellent man, cheerful and submissive, eloquent and energetic. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1847, p. 114.