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William Bowen

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wales
Death: Died in Wales
Place of Burial: Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bowen of Rehoboth, Immigrant and Ann Bowen, of Wales
Brother of George Bowen; Alice Eleanor Wheaton; Sarah Fuller; Ruth Kendrick; Obadiah Bowen and 3 others

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About William Bowen

  • '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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William Bowen's Timeline

1637
1637
Wales
1686
May 10, 1686
Age 49
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
1934
December 1, 1934
Age 297
December 1, 1934
Age 297
1935
January 18, 1935
Age 298
January 18, 1935
Age 298
December 16, 1935
Age 298
December 16, 1935
Age 298
December 16, 1935
Age 298
1994
November 5, 1994
Age 357