Joshua Bowles (1722 - 1794)

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Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: Furniture carver
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Joshua Bowles

John Bowles the third [1685-1737] was also graduated from Harvard in 1703; was early and long engaged in managing the affairs of Roxbury town; was a major in the militia and representative in the Genearl Court for ten successful years.

His son, Joshua Bowles [1722-1794] was a carver of furniture in Boston.

Of Joshua's sons, two served in the Rev. War, as sergeant and captain, but Samuel, first of the name, [1762-1813] was only thirteen when the war broke out.


  1. The Life & Times of Samuel Bowles


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Joshua Bowles's Timeline

May 3, 1722
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
March 10, 1757
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
August 4, 1762
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
August 30, 1794
Age 72
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 71