Resting place Ashes scattered in Bali Occupation Singer songwriter actor Years active 1962–2016 Spouse(s) Angie Barnett (m. 1970 ; div. Little is known about Bowie’s birth. He was present at the legendary Battle of the Alamo, where he was killed along with all of his comrades. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results James Bowie (1799 - 1867) ... Born in Denny, Stirlingshire, ... James Millar Bowie 1836 - 1879. His father was Rezin Bowie and his mother Alvina Jones (Elve) Bowie. John Liddell Bowie 1832 - 1878. Anne Bowie 1830 - Unknown. David Bowie Bowie in Tinley Park, Illinois, during the Heathen Tour, 2002 Born David Robert Jones (1947-01-08) 8 January 1947 Brixton, London, England Died 10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) (aged 69) New York City, U.S. James "Jim" Bowie (1796-6 March 1836) was a colonel of the Texas Army during the Texas Revolution.A legendary brawler known for his invention of the "Bowie knife", Bowie was killed during the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. James Bowie arrived at the Alamo Mission on January 19 with orders to destroy the complex.
Early years Edit. Biography . James Bowie was born in Burke County, Georgia in 1796 (some sources believe it was in Elliott Springs, Tennessee in 1795). Bowie also is the namesake of rock star David Bowie, who was born David Robert Hayward-Jones. James Bowie was born in 1796 in Logan County, Kentucky, United States, the son of an American Revolutionary War veteran and slaveholder. Agness Liddell Bowie 1848 - Unknown. Jim Bowie, the man who popularized the bowie knife and who served as the co-commander of the Texan forces at the Alamo, was also an adventurer and land speculator who achieved notoriety for a number of fraudulent land claims he made in Arkansas. Jones changed his name in the 1960s because he feared his name was too similar to Davy Jones, a member of already famous The Monkees. According to his older brother John, James Bowie was born in Logan County, Kentucky, on March 10, 1796 (Historical marker: 36° 46' 25"N 86° 42' 10"W) Bowie was of Scottish and English ancestry.
Walter Bowie James "Jim" Bowie (pronounced BOO-ee; April 1796 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American pioneer.He played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution.He died at the Battle of the Alamo.Stories of him as a fighter and frontiersman, both real and fictitious, have made him a legendary figure in Texas history.He is a folk hero of American history.The Bowie knife is named after Jim Bowie. He instead became the garrison's co-commander. He is mainly remembered for his part in the Battle of the Alamo .
Mary Bowie 1841 - Unknown. He had a good education and it is claimed he could speak in English, French and Spanish.
James Bowie. James Bowie is a popular hero of the Texas Revolution (1835–36). James Bowie (1796-1836) was an American frontiersman and one of the leaders of the Texas Revolution.
He chose the surname Bowie because he admired James Bowie and the Bowie knife.  Historian Raymond Thorp gave his birth date as April 10, but Thorp did not provide any documentation for that date.