About Christina Bowen (Putman)
CHRISTIN A (Johannes, Arent, Johannes)
Christina Putman, born about 1748, was likely a daughter of Johannes Arentse Putman and his wife Gertrude Sixt. Cristina's was named for her Sixt family grandmother Christina Theiss. Since Christina Pootman's parent were Johannes and Gertrude, Christina had children named John and Gertrude.
Christina Putman married Cornelius Boon, or Bowen, 25 February 1765 at the Dutch Reformed Church of Stone Arabia and lived in Tribes Hill and died about 1769 at a young age.
Cornelius Bowen then married second a Rebecca.
During the American Revolution, the newly organized United States confiscated Cornelius Bowen's land because of his Loyalist view and support. Afterward, the Bowen family fled to Ontario, Canada. Cornelius Bowen and his family arrived in 1784.
Canada gave Cornelius a grant 200 acres of land in Bertie Township, Welland County, Ontario.
Cornelius died 15 April 1799.
1. John. John was born in the USA.
2. William. He was born in the USA.
3. Henry. He was born in the USA.
8. Daniel. Daniel was born 2 November 1785 in Canada.