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Richard Bowen, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales
Death: Died in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Newman Cemetery, East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bowen of Rehoboth, Immigrant and Ann Bowen, of Wales
Husband of Ester Bowen and Martha Bowen
Father of Christopher Bowen; William Bowen; Thomas Bowen; Sarah Abell; Obediah Bowen and 2 others
Brother of George Bowen; Alice Eleanor Wheaton; Sarah Fuller; Ruth Kendrick; Obadiah Bowen and 3 others

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About Richard Bowen, Jr.

Richard Bowen

  • b.est 1631 Wales
  • d.bef 25 Mar 1722/23 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents: Richard Bowen
  • Married: Esther Sutton, Martha Allen, widow of William Sabin

Children include

  1. Sarah 1656 - 1703
  2. Hester 1660 - 1699
  3. Richard 1662/63 - 1739
  4. Mary 1666 - 1694
  5. John set 1668/69 -

Sources

  1. Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Third Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c2003), page 31. 'BOWEN, Richard (c1631-1718) & 1/wf Esther SUTTON ( -1688); m Rehoboth 4 Mar 1656 [TAG 76:274-77]'
  2. Rounds, H. L. Peter. Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts probate records: Bristol County, Massachusetts probate records. (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1987), 1:94. 'Will of RICHARD BOWEN, Sr. of Reho., Yeoman, "Being aged & Infirmed," dtd. 12 Apr. 1718, prob. 25 March 1722/3. Wife Martha. 2 sons: Richard & John Bowen. Childn. of my dau. Sarah Able; childn. of my dau. Easther Millerd; childn. of my dau. Mary Walker. ...[4:175/6].'
  3. Bowen Jr, Richard LeBaron. The Ancestry, Wives, and Children of Richard Bowen of Weymouth and Rehoboth, Massachusetts: With notes on his sons-in-law Robert Wheaton and Robert Fuller and on Griffith Bowen of Roxbury, Massachusetts. The American Genealogist. (David L. Greene, October 2001), 76:277. "Richard Bowen, b. say 1631, d. Rehoboth, between 12 April 1718 (date of will) and 25 March 1722/3 (probate of will); m. (1) Rehoboth, 4 march 1656, Esther Sutton, who was bur. there 6 Nov. 1688. He m. (2) Rehoboth, 20 Jan. 1689/90, Martha (Allen) Saben, widow of William Saben."
  4. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36258505

Links

  • http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Richard_Bowen_%285%29_
  • http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenbowen/bowenq.wbg/wga9.html#I958
  • 'New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • 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
    • 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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  • 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.
  • http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/american-historical-society/encyclopedia-of-massachusetts-biographical--genealogical-volume-3-rem/page-6-encyclopedia-of-massachusetts-biographical--genealogical-volume-3-rem.shtml
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Richard Bowen, Jr.'s Timeline

1631
1631
Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales
1646
March 4, 1646
Age 15
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
1646
Age 15
1651
1651
Age 20
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
1653
1653
Age 22
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
1656
February 7, 1656
Age 25
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1657
1657
Age 26
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
1662
January 17, 1662
Age 31
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
1675
March 15, 1675
Age 44
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
1689
January 20, 1689
Age 58
Rehoboth, Bristol County, New Plymouth Colony