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Ann Bowen (Born), of Wales

Nicknames: "Ann Born"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
Death: Died in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of unknown father of Ann Born and unknown mother of Ann Born
Wife of Richard Bowen of Rehoboth, Immigrant
Mother of George Bowen; Alice Eleanor Wheaton; Sarah Fuller; Ruth Kendrick; Obadiah Bowen and 4 others

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About Ann Bowen (Born), of Wales

  • Ann Born
  • F, #68693, b. 1592, d. November 1648
  • Ann Born was born in 1592 at of Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. She married Richard Bowen, son of James Bowen and Eleanor Griffith, circa 1615. Ann Born died in November 1648 at Rehoboth, Bristol, MA.
  • Family Richard Bowen b. 1590, d. 4 Feb 1675
  • Children
    • Sarah Bowen+ b. c 1616, d. 14 Oct 1676
    • Thomas Bowen+1 b. c 1622, d. a 1674
    • Richard Bowen+ b. 1624, d. 4 Feb 1675
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2286.htm#i68693

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  • Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, biographical--genealogical (1916) Vol. 2
  • https://archive.org/details/encyclopediaofma02cutt
  • https://archive.org/stream/encyclopediaofma02cutt#page/38/mode/1up
  • Pg.38
  • Richard Bowen came from Kittle Hill, Glamorganshire, Wales, to this country, about 1638, lived for a time at Weymouth and settled at Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He was a proprietor and town officer in Rehoboth, and was admitted a freeman, June 4, 1645. His first wife bore the name of Ann and the second Elizabeth. He was buried February 4, 1674, and in his will dated June 4, 1673, he bequeathed his property to his wife and children. His widow was buried in 1685. Children: William; Obadiah, mentioned below; Richard ; Thomas ; Alice, who married a Wheaton ; Sarah, married Robert Fuller; Ruth, married George Kendrick.
  • John Bowen, probably a descendant of Richard Bowen, mentioned above, first appears in Freetown, Massachusetts, as early as 1739, where his marriage is recorded July 3, 1739. His wife, Penelope (Borden) Bowen, was the widow of Stephen Borden, and daughter of John and Mary (Pearce) Read, of Freetown, born October 12, 1703, granddaughter of John Read, of Freetown, and great-grand-daughter of John Read, one of the first settlers of Newport, who came according to tradition from Plymouth, England. John Read, Jr., was for thirty-five years town clerk of Freetown, and three times representative in the General Court (see Read). Mrs. Bowen had six children by her first marriage, and two, Nathan and John, by the second. After her death Mr. Bowen married (second) Sarah Gray. John Bowen became a large land owner in what is now the southern part of Fall River, then a part of Tiverton, and his homestead is still standing, though greatly changed, on South Main street near what was formerly known as Bowen's Hill. His will is dated May 13, 1789.

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  • New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • https://archive.org/details/newenglandfamili041847
  • https://archive.org/stream/newenglandfamili041847#page/n174/mode/1up
  • Pg. 1799
  • Richard Bowen, the immigrant ancestor, came from Kittle Hill, Glamorganshire, Wales, to this county about 1638 and settled at Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He was a son of James and Eleanor Bowen, of Ilewyndwar, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and grandson of Mathias Bowen or Bowin. He was a proprietor and town officer in Rehoboth, and was admitted a freeman, June 4, 1645. He married (first) Ann ___, and (second) Elizabeth ___. He was buried February 4, 1674, and in his will, dated June 4, 1673, he bequeathed to his wife and children. His widow was buried in 1685. Children: William; Obadiah, mentioned below; Richard; Thomas; Alice, married ___ Wheaton; Sarah, married ___ Fuller; Ruth, married ___ Leverich.
  • (II) Obadiah Bowen, son of Richard Bowen, was born in Wales about 1627, died 1727. He married Mary Clifton. Children, born in Rehoboth: Obadiah, September 18, 1650; Mary, January 18, 1652; Sarah, November
  • https://archive.org/stream/newenglandfamili041847#page/n175/mode/1up
  • Pg. 1800
  • 6, 1654; Samuel, July 16, 1659; Joseph, mentioned below; Thomas, August 3, 1664; Hannah, May 3, 1665; Lydia, April 25, 1666; Marcy, March 18, 1672; Isaac, September 20, 1674.

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  • New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in...the founding of a nation (1916) Vol. 2
  • https://archive.org/details/newenglandfamili02amer
  • https://archive.org/stream/newenglandfamili02amer#page/38/mode/1up
  • Pg.38
  • Richard Bowen came from Kittle Hill, Glamorganshire, Wales, to this country, about 1638, lived for a time at Weymouth and settled at Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He was a proprietor and town officer in Rehoboth, and was admitted a freeman, June 4, 1645. His first wife bore the name of Ann and the second Elizabeth. He was buried February 4, 1674, and in his will dated June 4, 1673, he bequeathed his property to his wife and children. His widow was buried in 1685. Children: William; Obadiah, mentioned below; Richard ; Thomas ; Alice, who married a Wheaton ; Sarah, married Robert Fuller; Ruth, married George Kendrick.
  • John Bowen, probably a descendant of Richard Bowen, mentioned above, first appears in Freetown, Massachusetts, as early as 1739, where his marriage is recorded July 3, 1739. His wife, Penelope (Borden) Bowen, was the widow of Stephen Borden, and daughter of John and Mary (Pearce) Read, of Freetown, born October 12, 1703, granddaughter of John Read, of Freetown, and great-grand-daughter of John Read, one of the first settlers of Newport, who came according to tradition from Plymouth, England. John Read, Jr., was for thirty-five years town clerk of Freetown, and three times representative in the General Court (see Read). Mrs. Bowen had six children by her first marriage, and two, Nathan and John, by the second. After her death Mr. Bowen married (second) Sarah Gray. John Bowen became a large land owner in what is now the southern part of Fall River, then a part of Tiverton, and his homestead is still standing, though greatly changed, on South Main street near what was formerly known as Bowen's Hill. His will is dated May 13, 1789.

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  • New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in...the founding of a nation (1916) Vol. 5
  • https://archive.org/details/newenglandfamili05amer
  • https://archive.org/stream/newenglandfamili05amer#page/51/mode/1up
  • Pg.51
    • (The Bowen Line).
  • (I) Richard Bowen came from Kittle Hill, Glamorganshire, Wales, to this country about 1638, and settled at Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He was a son of James and Eleanor Bowen, of Ilewyndwar, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and grandson of Mathias Bowen or Bowin. He was a large land proprietor along the river "running under the bridge," called Bowen's Bridge, the fresh-water tributary of the Barrington river south from Seekonk. He was a town officer and was admitted a freeman, June 4, 1645. He married, March 4, 1648, Esther Sutton. He was buried February 4, 1674, and in his will, dated June 4, 1675, he bequeathed to his wife Elizabeth (or Esther), and children Thomas, Obediah, Richard, William, Alice Wheaton, Sarah Fuller and Ruth Leverich.
  • (II) Thomas Bowen, son of Richard and Esther (Sutton) Bowen, was of Salem, Massachusetts, in 1648, and of New London, Connecticut, in 1657-60. He removed to Rehoboth, Massachusetts, where he died in 1663. His will, dated April 11, 1663, named his wife Elizabeth as executrix of his estate. In 1669 she was the wife of Samuel Fuller, perhaps of Plymouth, Massachusetts, buried August 15, 1676, in Rehoboth. In the will of Thomas Bowen he also mentioned his child Richard and his brother Obediah.

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  • BOURNE, Ann
  • b. 1592 Wales, Great Britian
  • d. NOV 1648 Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
  • Family:
  • Marriage: ABT 1614
  • Spouse: BOWEN, Richard
  • b. ABT 1600 Wales, Great Britian
  • d. 4 FEB 1673/4 Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
  • Children:
    • BOWEN, Thomas
    • BOWEN, Richard
    • BOWEN, Ruth
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_1f8.htm#215

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Richard Bowen brought his family to America from Wales in 1638. All of his children were born in Wales. His eldest son, George, stayed in Wales and took over the family home. Richard was recorded as landing at Weymouth, MA. Then on to Salem, then Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenbowen/bowenq.wbg/wga9.html#I966

Ann Born (*1593 - ~1648) - female

b. in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales

d. ABT. 1648 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts

spouse: Bowen, Richard Dwn (~1580 - 1674)

- m. ABT. 1615 in Wales

----------child: Bowen, George (~1614 - )

----------child: Bowen, Sarah (~1618 - 1676)

----------child: Bowen, William (~1620 - 1686)

----------child: Bowen, Alice (~1622 - 1696)

----------child: Bowen, Richard (~1624 - 1678)

----------child: Bowen, Thomas (~1625 - >1663)

----------child: Bowen, Obadiah (1627 - 1710)

----------child: Bowen, Ruth (~1629 - 1688)

----------child: Bowen, George (~1631 - )

----------child: Bowen, William (~1637 - )

Children of Richard and Ann Bowen:

01 (F): Alice Bowen

  Born: about 1622
  Died: 1693

Spouses:

02 (F): Sarah Bowen

  Born: about 1624                in England
  Died: 14 Feb 1675/76            in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 2

Spouses: Robert Fuller

03 (M): Richard Bowen

  Born: about 1626
  Died: Mar 1722/23

Spouses:

04 (M): Obediah Bowen

  Born: 03 Jan 1626/27
  Died: 10 Sep 1710

Spouses:

05 (M): William Bowen

  Born: about 1628
  Died: 10 Mar 1685/86

Spouses:

06 (F): Ruth Bowen

  Born: about 1629
  Died: 31 Oct 1688

Spouses:

07 (M): Thomas Bowen

  Born: about 1630
  Died: 1663

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Ann Bowen, of Wales's Timeline

1593
1593
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
1614
1614
Age 21
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts
1614
Age 21
Wales
1618
1618
Age 25
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts
1624
1624
Age 31
Wales
1626
1626
Age 33
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1627
September 18, 1627
Age 34
Glamorganshire, Wales
1631
1631
Age 38
Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales
1634
1634
Age 41
Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales
1637
1637
Age 44
Wales