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John Bowne

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: January 3, 1684 (47)
Middleton, Monmouth County, Province of East Jersey
Place of Burial: Middleton, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. William Bowne and Ann
Husband of Lydia Mary Bowne (Holmes)
Father of John Bowne; Obadiah Bowne and Sarah Bowne
Brother of Deborah Mott; Judge James Bowne; Gov. Andrew Bowne; Philip Bowne; Gershom Bowne and 3 others

Occupation: captain
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About Capt. John Bowne

Additional Curator's Notes: It has been speculated that John Bowne's mother's name was Ann(e) Haviland or Haverland, but no definitive sources have been found yet. About half the web trees tracing his lineage say he was born in England and the other half claim he was born Massachusetts. Maria Edmonds-Zediker, 9/22/10

Name: John Bowne

Sex: M

Birth: Abt 1634 in England

Death: 3 JAN 1683/1684 in Monmouth,NJ

Change Date: 7 JUN 2004 at 14:03:11

Marriage 1 Lydia Mary Holmes b: 1 APR 1644 in Gravesend,Kings,NY

Married: 26 DEC 1663 in Gravesend,Kings,NY


Sarah Bowne b: 27 NOV 1669 in Gravesend,Kings,NY

Capt. John Bowne (M)

b. 1636, d. 3-Jan-1684, #140847

Pop-up Pedigree

    Capt. John Bowne was the son of William Bowne and Anne (Unknown). Capt. John Bowne was born in 1636 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Lydia Holmes, daughter of Rev. Obadiah Holmes and Katherine Hyde, in 1663 at Gravesend, Kings County, New York. Capt. John Bowne died on 3-Jan-1684 at Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
    Child of Capt. John Bowne and Lydia Holmes:

Sarah Bowne+ b. 27-Nov-1699, d. after 1714

Birth: unknown

Death: Mar. 13, 1715

Capt. Bowne, an ancestor of President Abraham Lincoln, escaped religious persecution in Massachusetts and arrived in Middletown in 1663. He founded Middletown's Baptist Church, now across the road from his burial site. His descendant Hannah Bowne Salter married Mordecai Lincoln, Jr. circa 1714 in Monmouth County, NJ.


Presbyterian Burial Ground


Monmouth County

New Jersey, USA

Created by: Nikita Barlow

Record added: Jan 10, 2002

Find A Grave Memorial# 6082449

Captain John Bowne/Boone was a Speaker of Assembly of New Jersey more than 200 years ago.

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Capt. John Bowne's Timeline

August 25, 1636
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 25, 1636
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
August 25, 1636
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
April 1, 1664
Age 27
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
July 18, 1666
Age 29
Gravesend, Long Island, New York
November 27, 1669
Age 33
Gravesend, Long Island, New York, United States
January 3, 1684
Age 47
Middleton, Monmouth County, Province of East Jersey
September 22, 1939
Age 47
September 22, 1939
Age 47