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John Bowater, Esq.

Birthplace: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Spitalfields, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bowater and Elizabeth Sadler Bowater
Husband of Anne Bowater and Mary Bowater
Father of John Bowater, Jr.; Thomas Bowater; William Bowater; Mary Bowater; Elizabeth Wright and 4 others

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About John Bowater, Esq.

John Bowater

BOWATER, John

The following information was compiled by Linda Coate [Phone: (614) 915-1243; E-mail: ancestrees@gmail.com] and retrieved from her site at http://www.ancestrees.com:

  • Born: Apr 25, 1630, Whitley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 1
  • Marriage (1): CROSS, Ann in 1654 in Coventry, Warwickshire, ENG 1
  • Marriage (2): MAUNDER, Mary on Nov 12, 1685 in , Worcestershire, ENG
  • Died: Jan 16, 1704/05, Spitalfields, Stepney Borough, London, ENG at age 74

General Notes:

John and Mary were from Spitalfields, a town near London, England. John married twice. He was a Quaker who actually visited but did not settle in the American colonies. He and his second wife died when Mary was a young woman. He was listed as age 75 at his death. (C-1447)

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism, Apr 25, 1630, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, ENG.

• death2 (conflicting), Jan 16, 1703/04.

John married Ann CROSS in 1654 in Coventry, Warwickshire, ENG.1 (Ann CROSS was born in 1628 in Bromsgrove, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, died on Apr 25, 1679 in Warwick North M.M., , ENG and was buried on Apr 27, 1679 in Warwick North M.M., , ENG.)

John next married Mary MAUNDER, daughter of Edward MAUNDER and Miriam WELLS, on Nov 12, 1685 in , Worcestershire, ENG. (Mary MAUNDER was born in 1649 in London, Middlesex, ENG 3 and died on Feb 10, 1703/04 in Spitalfields, Stepney Borough, London, ENG.)

Sources

1 Tango1010, The Quaker Tree (www.ancestry.com).

2 Stewart Baldwin, Quaker Marriage Certificates The American Genealogist Vol. 72, Nos. 3-4 July/Oct 1997 225-243.

3 kansas2AZ, Wortman Family Tree (www.ancestry.com).

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The Middletown Monthly Meeting (Quaker) was held at the home of John Bowater during the years 1700, 1701 and 1702 and was known as "Bowater's Meeting" until 1702.

In 1702, he removed to Willistown (West Town?) Twp.

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Died in either 1704 or 1705.

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  • Born: 1629, Coventry, Warwickshire, England [ALT location: BROMSGROVE, WORCHESTER, ENGLAND]
  • Marriage (1): Ann Cross
  • Marriage (2): Mary Maunder on 12 Nov 1685 in Worcestershire, England
  • Died: 16 Jan 1705, Spitalfields, Stepney Borough, London, England at age 76

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John Bowater, Esq., of Coventry's Timeline

1630
April 30, 1630
Coventry, Warwickshire, England
1648
1648
Age 17
Coventry, Worcestershire, England
1650
October 3, 1650
Age 20
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, (Present UK)
1655
February 10, 1655
Age 24
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England
1657
1657
Age 26
England
1659
1659
Age 28
Probably England
1661
1661
Age 30
Probably England
1683
January 30, 1683
Age 52
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England
1685
November 12, 1685
Age 55
Coventry, Worcestershire, England
1687
May 31, 1687
Age 57