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Nathaniel Gowing

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
Death: Died in Reading, Essex Co., MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert GOWEN Gowing and Elizabeth Gowing
Husband of Martha Mary Proctor
Father of Nathaniel Gowing; Martha Gowing; Jonathan Gowing; Joseph Gowing; Mary Eaton and 6 others
Brother of John Gowing; Elizabeth Gowing; Hannah Gowing; Abigail Gowing; Sarah Gowing and 5 others

Managed by: Sally Thomas
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About Nathaniel Gowing

BORN- LYNN END, MA. DIED- LYNN END, MA. - FREEMAN IN READING 1691. BUILT HOUSE KNOWN AS "WILLOW CASTLE" OR "WELLMAN HOUSE" IN LYNNFIELD NEAR THE MEETING HOUSE. OATH OF FIDELITY 1677. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE 1678. ASSESSED IN LYNN 1729. ON THE BOARD OF THE SECOND CHURCH OF LYNN AT LYNN END. A HAND WRITTEN PETITION TO THE COURT IN NATHANIEL'S OWN HAND, (SIGNED NATHANIEL GOWING), FOR MARTHA'S PORTION OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN PROCTOR (KILLED IN THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS), IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VA. LIBRARY. THE FACT THAT NATHANIEL SPELLED HIS NAME GOW-ING IS WORTH NOTE.

source- http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-salemname?specfile=/texts/english/salem/public/salem.o2w&act=text&offset=7452789&query=gownat&textreg=div3

"(Order of Nathaniel Gowing -- Case of John Proctor )

Wherefore inasmuch as I the subscriber Married with Martha Procter one of the daughters of John Procter late of Salem deced doe Request the Gentlemen of the committee to Deliver what part and proportion May belong to Me on behalfe of my said wife, unto Capt. Ebenezar Bancroft of Lynn and his Receipt shall be your full discharge.

from your Serv't.

  • Nathanell Gowing

17110121 Jan'ry 21st 1711.

( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 68 ) "

source- Records of ye towne meetings of Lyn

7 march, 1692

"Nathanell Gowing and Samuall Parkers ware chose to see all swine in ye town bee sufficently yoked and ringed according to ye ordor of ye town and ye selectmen to give them there ordors and penalthy not exceeding twenty shillings a pees."

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Nathaniel Gowing's Timeline

1662
1662
Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
1686
July 22, 1686
Age 24
Reading, Essex, MA, USA
1687
July 22, 1687
Age 25
Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
1690
November 11, 1690
Age 28
Lynn, MA, USA
1692
April 14, 1692
Age 30
Lynn, MA, USA
1694
April 6, 1694
Age 32
Lynn, MA, USA
1697
April 6, 1697
Age 35
Lynn, MA, USA
1700
February 5, 1700
Age 38
Lynnfield, Essex, MA, USA
1702
May 10, 1702
Age 40
Shirley, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1704
March 17, 1704
Age 42
Lynn, MA, USA