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Thomas Bowen

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales
Death: Died in Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Bowen of Rehoboth, Immigrant and Ann Bowen, of Wales
Husband of Elizabeth Fuller
Father of Richard Bowen, M.D. and Abijah Wood
Brother of George Bowen; Alice Eleanor Wheaton; Sarah Fuller; Ruth Kendrick; Obadiah Bowen and 4 others

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About Thomas Bowen

Genealogy Report: Ancestors of James Harry Record

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     1154.Thomas Bowen, born 1625 in Swansea, Bristol,Ma; 

died March 11, 1658/59 in Plymouth, Mass..

He married 1155. Elizabeth Brewster 1663.

     1155.Elizabeth Brewster, born May 01, 1637 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Ma; 

died November 11, 1713 in Plymouth, Mass..

She was the daughter of 2310. Thomas Brewster.

     

Child of Thomas Bowen and Elizabeth Brewster is:

	577	i.	 	Abijah Bowen, born May 21, 1663 in Middleboro, Plymouth, Ma; 

died May 21, 1746 in Halifax, Plymouth, Ma; married Abiel Wood December 1683 in Middleboro, Mass..

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Thomas BOWEN

Birth: 1624/25 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts

Death: 11 Mar 1659 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Burial: 1663 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Marriage: Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Father: Richard BOWEN

Mother: Ann BORN

  

Elizabeth BREWSTER

Birth: 1 May 1637 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Death: 11 Nov 1713 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Father: Jonathan BREWSTER

Mother: Lucretia OLDHAM

 

Children Marriage

1 Abigail BOWEN

Birth: 1678 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts

Death: 1710/11 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts

John ROUND Marr: 1697 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts

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Thomas BOWEN[1]

1624/1625 - 1659  (34 years) 

Personal Information | Sources | All

Name Thomas BOWEN

Born 1624/1625 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA

Christened Elizabeth M/2, Samuel Fuller


Gender Male

Died 11 Mar 1659 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Buried 1663 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA

Person ID I13655 The Lamb Ratcliffe family tree

Last Modified 8 Jan 2013

Father Richard BOWEN, b. 1590, Of, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales , d. 4 Feb 1674, Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass. (Age 84 years)

Mother Ann BORN, b. 1592, Of Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales , d. Nov 1648, Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA (Age 56 years)

Married Abt 1614 Of Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA

Family ID F4821 Group Sheet

Family 1 Elizabeth BREWSTER Married Bef Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Family ID F7689 Group Sheet

Family 2 Elizabeth NICHOLS Married 1660 , Plymonth, Mass. Family ID F7696 Group Sheet

Family 3 Elizabeth BOWEN Family ID F7697 Group Sheet

Family 4 Elizabeth TIDD OR WOBURN Family ID F7698 Group Sheet

Family 5 Elizabeth Family ID F7699 Group Sheet

Family 6 Elizabeth TIDD OR WOBURN Family ID F7700 Group Sheet

Sources [S3] Ancestral File (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).

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'Thomas was born about 1634 in Wales and probably lived in New London CT for a period of time before his death in Rehobeth in 1664.

His will mentions wife Elizabeth and so wife named executrix and brother Obediah Bowen and brother-in-law ROBERT FULLER to be overseers.

Thomas Bowen was married to Elizabeth Nichols, daughter of John Nichols. Evidently she first married Samuel FULLER, and had several children, none appear as John.


Thomas BOWEN born 1625, Swansea, Bristol MA (note: Swansea wasn't settled until 1667, four years after purchase by Welsh Baptist leader John Miles from the local tribe), Planter/Fisherman, married 1663, in Essex\Plymouth, MA, Elizabeth BREWSTER, born 1636, Plymouth Colony, MA, (daughter of Thomas BREWSTER) died 04 NOV 1713.

Thomas died aft 11 APR 1663, Salem, MA, Buried: bfr 1670, MA.

Children

  1. Richard BOWEN born 1658.
  2. Abigail BOWEN born DEC 1660.
  3. Abiah BOWEN born 1664.

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Not to be confused with Richard Bowen, who was not married to Elizabeth Brewster.

New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter, pp. 1799-1800:

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:

  • 1. William;
  • 2. Obadiah, mentioned below;
  • 3. Richard;
  • 4. 'Thomas';
  • 5. Alice, married ___ Wheaton;
  • 6. Sarah, married ___ Fuller;
  • 7. Ruth, married ___ Leverich.

Footnotes:

  • (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
  • 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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Thomas Bowen

  • b.est 1634 Wales
  • d.bet 11 Apr 1663 and Feb 1663/64 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

  • F. Richard Bowen - abt 1594 - 1674/75
  • M. Unknown - bef 1600 - bef 1648
    • m. est 1619
      • 1. Alice Bowen - est 1620 - aft 1695/96
      • 2. William Bowen - est 1622 - 1687
      • 3. Sarah Bowen - est 1624 - 1676
      • 4. Ruth Bowen - est 1626 - 1688
      • 5. Obadiah Bowen - 1628 - 1710
      • 6. Richard Bowen - est 1631 - bef 1722/23
      • 7. Thomas Bowen - est 1634 - bet 1663

Spouse and Children

  • H. Thomas Bowen - est 1634 - bet 1663
  • W. Elizabeth Nichols - est 1637 - 1713
    • m. est 1660
      • 1. Dr. Richard Bowen - 1660 - 1736/37
      • 2. Abijah Bowen - 1663 - 1746

Facts and Events

  • Name[3] Thomas Bowen
  • Gender Male
  • Birth[1][3] est 1634 Wales (probably)
  • Marriage est 1660 to Elizabeth Nichols
  • Will[2][3] 11 Apr 1663 Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA
  • Probate[3] Feb 1663/64 Will sworn by Gov. Prince.
  • Death[1][2][3] bet 11 Apr 1663 and Feb 1663/64 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Not mentioned in father's 1675 will.

Died in Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony, after he made his will there on 11 April, 1663, and before it was sworn to Governor Thomas Prince at Plymouth the last of February 1663/4. He was described in 1663 as late of New London, Connecticut. [1]

References

  • 1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Third Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c2003), page 31.
    • 'BOWEN, Thomas (c1634-1663+) & Elizabeth NICHOLS; m2 Samuel FULLER; m by 1659 [TAG 76:278; MD 39:86]'
  • 2. ↑ 2.0 2.1 Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:223.
    • Bowen: 'Thomas, Salem 1648, was of New London 1657-60, rem. to Rehoboth, d. 1663. ... His will, of 11 Apr. 1663, ... names his s. Richard and br. Obadiah.'
  • 3. ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Bowen, Richard LeBaron, Jr. The Ancestry, Wives, and Children of Richard1 Bowen of Weymouth and Rehoboth, Massachusetts: With Notes on His Sons-in-law Robert1 Wheaton and Robert1 Fuller and on Griffith1 Bowen of Roxbury, Massachusetts. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (David L. Greene, October 2001), 76:278.
    • Thomas Bowen, b. say 1634, d. after 11 April 1663 when he wrote his will and before the last of Feb. 1663/4, when it was sworn by Gov. Thomas Prince at Plymouth; m. ca. 1639, Elizabeth Nichols.

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Thomas Bowen's Timeline

1634
1634
Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales
1658
August 1658
Age 24
New London, Connecticut Colony
1663
April 11, 1663
Age 29
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
May 21, 1663
Age 29
Middleborough, Plymouth Colony
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Elizabeth M/2, Samuel Fuller
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