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Griffith Bowen

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Langeneth, Glamorgan, Wales
Death: April 17, 1676 (71-80)
London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: From Compendium of American Genealogy
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Phillip Bowen and Ellen Savage
Husband of Margaret Bowen
Father of Margaret Weld; Frances Bowen; William Bowen, Sr.; Lieut. Henry Bowen; Mary Child and 6 others
Brother of Gregory Bowen; John Bowen; George Bowen; Charles Bowen and Elizabeth Bowen
Half brother of Mary Andrews

Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
Last Updated:

About Griffith Bowen

B: 1600

Slade, Oswich, Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales

D: 1675/1676 London, , Middlesex, England

M: 1627 Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England


Arrived in Boston, MA. in 1638 with family. Freeman 1639. Built a home at the corner of current Essex & Washington Streets. He returned to Wales about 1650 & resided in Swansea, Glamorganshire, South Wales. Removed from Wales to Saint Savious, Southwark, London by 1669, living there until his death.

Sources:

  • 'Ancestors of American Presidents'.
  • 'Lineage of the Bowens'.
  • 'Descendants of the Illegitimate Sons & Daughters of the Kings of Britain' (Lineage #156), Sept. 1979 National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
  • '7th Edition of Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists', by Frederick Weis (1993).

He was born in Slade or Burryhead , Wales.

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Griffith Bowen's Timeline

1600
1600
Langeneth, Glamorgan, Wales
1629
April 2, 1629
Gower, Llangennith, Glamorgan, Wales
1630
1630
Gower, Pembroke, Glamorgan, Wales, (Present UK)
1631
1631
1632
1632
Gower, Pembroke, Glamorgan, Wales
1633
March 1, 1633
Gower, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales
1635
1635
Gower, Glamorgan, Wales
1637
1637
Gower, Llangennith, Glamorgan, Wales
1638
1638
Age 38
England to Boston; freeman 1639