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Thomas Bowen

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Swansea, Plymouth Colony
Death: June 17, 1743 (78)
Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Obadiah Bowen and Mary Bowen
Husband of Thankful Bowen
Father of Josiah Bowen; Marcy Luther; Stephen Bowen; Samuel Bowen; Nathaniel Bowen and 7 others
Brother of John Bowen; Obediah Bowen; Mary Walker; Jacob Bowen; Sarah Abell and 9 others

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About Thomas Bowen

Bowen, Thomas (1664 - 1743) - male

b. 3 AUG 1664 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

d. 17 JUN 1743 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

father: Bowen, Obadiah(1627 - 1710)

mother: Clifton, Mary(~1628 - 1697)

   Thomas Bowen's occupation is listed as yeoman. His will, dated 25 December, 1736, began "Being Grown Aged", and was probated June 21,1743 and showed his widow, Thankful, to be the executor. *

(see source for attached will)


spouse: Mason, Thankful (1672 - 1745)

- m. 17 JUN 1689 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts


child: Bowen, Josiah (1691 - 1747)


child: Bowen, Mercy (1693 - <1743)


child: Bowen, Isaac (1695 - ~1774)


child: Bowen, Stephen (1697 - 1778)


child: Bowen, Mary (1700 - <1708)


child: Bowen, Nathaniel (1703 - 1794)


child: Bowen, Nathaniel (1703 - 1794)


child: Bowen, Richard (1704 - )


child: Bowen, Mary (1708 - )


child: Bowen, Hannah Mason (1710 - 1798)


child: Bowen, Katherine (1710 - )


child: Bowen, Constant (1711 - 1711)


child: Bowen, Marcy (1713 - )


child: Bowen, John (1718 - ~1800)

Source: webGED: Richard Bowen's Data Page

. THOMAS BOWEN (Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 3 Aug 1664 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Thomas died in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA, bef 21 Jun 1743; he was 78. Occupation: Yeoman. On 17 Jun 1689 when Thomas was 24, he married Thankful MASON, daughter of Sampson MASON & Mary BUTTERWORTH, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 27 Oct 1672 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Thankful died in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA, aft 1743; she was 70. They had the following children:

i. Josiah. Born in 1695 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

ii. Isaac. Born on 3 Nov 1697 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 7 Mar 1721/1722 when Isaac was 23, he married Hannah WHEATON, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born in 1699 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

9 iii. Stephen (1697-)

10 iv. SAMUEL (1701-)

11 v. Nathaniel (1703-1794)

vi. Richard. Born on 21 Jan 1704/1705 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. On 13 Dec 1733 when Richard was 29, he married Remember GOODSPEED, daughter of John GOODSPEED & Remember / Remembrance JENNINGS. Born on 4 Apr 1712 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.

12 vii. Mary (1708-)

13 viii. Hannah (1710-1798)

ix. Constant. Born on 10 Oct 1711 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

14 x. Mercy (1713-)

xi. Katherine. Born in 1715. Katherine married ? CURTIS.

xii. John. Born on 22 Feb 1717/1718 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.\

from:Register Report - BOWEN by Sam Behling

MORE:

Thomas Bowen (son of Obadiah Bowen and Mary Chiftin) was born 03 Aug 1664 in Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony113, and died Bef. 21 Jun 1743 in Bristol Co., MA Swansea113. He married Thankful Mason on 17 Jun 1689113, 114, 115, daughter of Sampson Mason and Mary Butterworth.

Notes for Thomas Bowen: Vital Record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896. Marriages, Intentions, Births, Deaths, with Supplement containing the Record of 1896, Colonial Returns, Lists of the Early Settlers, Purchasers, Freemen, Inhabitants, the Soldiers serving in Philip's War and the Revolution. Births

Record #: 1:27 Name: Thomas Bowen Relative: chi:Obadiah Bowen Birth Date: 03 Aug 1664

Additional sources:

Abstracts of Bristol County, Mass., Probate Records, by H. L. Peter

Rounds, vol. 1, p. 327:

Will of Thomas Bowen of Swansea, yeoman, "Being Grown Aged," dated 25 Dec 1736, probated 21 Jun 1743. Wife Thankful. Sons Josiah (eldest son), Isaac, Stephen, SAMUEL, Nathaniel, Richard & John Bowen. Daughters "Mary and Hannah Wives of Gilbert & Charles Seamans," Katherine [Carter?] & Mercy Luther, dec. Granddaughter Lydia Luther (under 18) dau. of my deceased daughter Mercy. Grandson Constant Luther. Witnesses: Thomas Wood, Jr., Rebecca Wood & Joseph Mason [10:287-289]

He died in 1743 in Warren, Rhode Island

From Swansea Vital Records Book pg 21.

Samuel Bowen son of Thomas Bowen and his wife Thankfull born 28th day of February 1702.

Pg. 25 Marriage Thomas Bowen and Thankful Mason June 17, 1689.

Pg. 424 Appendix D Marriages from Swansea Friends Records.

This and more to be found at: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/a/r/Donna-Carpenter-Indiana/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0291.html, "Donna's Family"

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Thomas Bowen's Timeline

1664
August 3, 1664
Swansea, Plymouth Colony
1682
November 19, 1682
Age 18
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1691
October 1, 1691
Age 27
Rehoboth, Bristol County, New Plymouth Colony
1693
November 30, 1693
Age 29
1697
January 16, 1697
Age 32
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1697
Age 32
1702
February 26, 1702
Age 37
Swansea, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
1704
January 1, 1704
Age 39
Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1705
1705
Age 40