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NAME

FROM

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DATE

SHIP

SUBMITTED BY 
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Griffith Bowen

Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales

Boston

1638-39

 

Don Conroy

Richard Bowen

Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales

Salem, MA

1638-39

 

Don Conroy

John Bowen 

Wales

Virginia

1666

 

Don Conroy

Moses Bowen

Carmarthin, Wales

MA

1698

 

Don Conroy

Joseph Bowen

Wales

Chester Co, PA

1700

 

Don Conroy

Thomas Bowen

Wales

Greene Co, PA

1791

 

Don Conroy

Thomas Bowen-2

Wales

Dunkirk, IN

<1806

 

Don Conroy

John David Bowen 

Llanlley Carmarthensire Wales

Contra Costa Matnz Cal

1819

 

Wendell Bowen

Sarah Bowen

Stratfordshire, England

Pennsylvania

<1837

 

Don Conroy

Thomas J. Bowen

England

Ontaria, CA

1860

 

Don Conroy

James Bowen

Blackpool, England

MA

~ 1870

 

Don Conroy

Mary Flood Bowen

Ireland

NY

<1875

 

Don Conroy

Henry Bowen

Worchester, UK

America

1890

 

Don Conroy

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Emigrant Biography References/ Notes (These notes are temporary notes to be used until an updated Ancestor Table is created for each person; then the above links will take you to the that entry.)

Griffith Bowen

B. 1600  Langenith, Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales 
D. 1675 London, Southwark, England 
Parents: 
  f  -  Francis Bowen b. 1574 Slade, Wales 
  m - Ellen Franklin b. 1576 Slade, Wales 
Spouse:  Margaret Fleming 
  m - 1627 Langenith, Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales 
They had six (6) chlldren in Wales. 

The family traveled to Boston in 1638-39.   In 1649, Griffith and Margaret returned to Wales, taking up residence in Swansea.  Records show four children remaining in New England -- Henry, Margaret, Mary, and Elizabeth. 
In 1669, Griffith relocated to London.
 
 
Ref: 
The Family of Griffith Bowen, Gentleman, Welsh Puritan Immigrant by Daniel Bowen, 1893. 
Contacts: 
Jane Peppler <jpeppler@acpub.duke.edu
Ann Phillips <anniegal@flash.net

 

Richard Bowen

B. abt 1580 Ilston, Gower, Glamorganshire, Wales 
D. 4 Feb 1675 Rehoboth, MA 
Parents: 
  f - Thomas Bowen (d 1587) 
  m - Jane Williams 
Spouse: Ann 
 m - abt 1615 Ilston, Wales 
They had seven (7) children - Thomas, Alice, Sarah, Obadiah, Ruth, William, Richard, Jr. 

The family traveled to Salem, Massachusetts abt 1638-1639.  Richard was one of the original founders of Rehoboth, MA in 1643. 
 
Ref:
1)  It Begins with a Double Wedding by Rev. Norman A. Bowen, 1994
2)  Ancestral Lines by Carl Boyer, 3rd Ed., 1998. 
Contacts: 
Jack Wilson <jack.wilson@worldnet.att.net
Don Conroy <Don.Conroy@Worldnet.att.net

 

John Bowen

B. Wales 
D. 1686 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse: Rebecca
 

Emigrated from Wales to Old Rappahannock, VA in 1666. 

Ref: 
GenForum posting by Teresa Gail Preston on 30 Jan 1999 
Contacts: 
Teresa Gail Preston <tpreston@earthlink.net
 
 

Moses Bowen

B. 1674 Carmarthin, Wales 
D. 1760-1761 Mongomery Co, PA 
Parents: 
  f - Evan Ap Owen  b. abt.1645 Pentoc, Wales 
  m - 
Spouse: Rebecca Rhys b. 1676 Merionethshire, Wales 
 m - abt 1703 Bucks, PA 
They had 12 - 13 children  - oldest sons were John and Henry.

They emigrated with a group of Qakers from Carmarthin, Wales to Massachusetts, then to Philadelphia, then onto Chester Co, PA in 1698. 

Ref:
1)  LDS Ancestry Database - AFN:3GJC-53
2)  Email from W.J. Carlisle 13 Aug 1998
3)  Email from Dick Bowen 14 Jun 1999. 
Contacts
Bob Velke <bvelke@csi.com
LeaEllen Whittaker <whitt2dr@aol.com
B.B. Bowen <bbb@watervalley.net
Dick Bowen <sunride@swbell.net

 

Joseph Bowen

B. Wales 
D. 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse: 

He emigrated from Wales to Chester Co., PA around 1700. 

Ref:
Bowen Query posting by Angie Hutchins-Thomas on 12 Apr 1999. 
Contacts: 
Angie Hutchins-Thomas <thrav@ime.net>
 
 

Thomas Bowen

B. 17 Apr 1747 Wales 
D. 19 Dec 1832 Greene Co., PA 
Parents: 
 f - John Bowen 
 m - Anne Morgan 
Spouse-1:  Nancy Agnes Cree - m 
Spouse-2:  Elizabeth Spicer - m 16 Oct 1791 

ch - m1 - 6 children 
ch - m2 - 6 children
 

Family emigrated from Wales to PA in abt 1791.

Ref:
1)  Email- Stephen Bowen 03 May 1998,
2)   Email - Phyllis Gillaspie, 04 Jan 1999, 
3)  posting to Bowen Depository - Ancestory trees by --- 
Contacts: 
Pat Evans <pevans@yuba1.yubacoe.k12.ca.us>
 

Thomas Bowen-2

B. 18 Oct 1774 Kent,,DE 
D. 2 Aug 1846 PA/MD 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse:  Anah Needles b. 1782 d. 3 Apr 1844 Dunkirk, IN 

They had nine (9) children. 

They emigrated from England to PA prior to 1806. 

Ref:
GEDCOM from Ancestry.com - source Duane Sawyer 
Contacts: 
Duane Sawyer <duanesaw@sunflower.com

 

John David Bowen

B. 9 Apr 1819 Llanlley Carmathernshire Wales 
D. 7 Sep 1885 Contra Costa, Carmthensire, Wales 
Parents: 
 f -John Bowen;
 m -Mary Thomas;
 Spouse:  Elizabeth Williams b. 24 May 1817 d. abt 1855-61 Wales 

They had nine (7) children. 

They emigrated from Wales to Ca in 1861. 

Ref:
source family records of Wendell Bowen 
Contacts: 
Wendell Bowen <wbowen@dsdmail.net

 

Sarah Bowen

B.  1812 Walsall, Stratfordshire, England 
D.  18 Jun 1879 Clark Co, IN 
Parents: 
 f - ___ Bowen 
 m - ___ Duffy 
 Spouse: Thomas Ballantine b. IRE, d. 18 Jun 1879 Clark Co, IN 
They had three (3) children - Rebecca, Jane, and John 

They emigrated from England > PA > LA > IN prior to 1837 

Ref:
GenForum posting by C.R. Sweeney on 10 Feb 1999 
Contacts: 
C.R. Sweeney < craicgolor@netpointe.com
 
 

Thomas J. Bowen

B.  England 
D. 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse: Mary Hall of Scotland 

They had three (3) children - William T. Bowen b. 1863, 
  Margaret Ann b. 1868,  George. 

They emigrated from England to Ontario, Canada prior to 1863. 

Ref:
GenForum posting by Gly Cole on 16 Feb 1999. 
Contacts: 
Gly Cole <glycole@aol.com>
 

James Bowen

B. abt 1840 England 
D. England 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse: Mary Ann Ashley 
   m - abt 1863 England 

ch - 
  William Edmund Bowen b. abt 1865, England 
  Mary Ann Bowen b. 18 Dec 1868 Blackpool, England 
  Infant Bowen b. abt 1870 

Family came from Blackpool, England to Massachusetts while Mary 
was pregnant with 3rd child abt 1870. 

Ref:
Email on Bowen-L list from Liz - 10 Jun 1999. 
Contacts: 
Liz < Robbent@aol.com

Mary Flood Bowen

B. Ireland 
D. 
Parents: 
 f - 
 m - 
 Spouse: ___ Bowen b Ireland 

ch - Thomas Bowen b. 1875 New York 

They emigrated from Ireland to New York prior to 1875. 

Ref:
GenForum posting by Kimberly Pickett on 24 May 1999. 
Contacts: 
Kimberly Pickett <kdp@cts.com
 

Henry Bowen

B. 1860 Hanmer, Wales 
D. 
Parents: 
 f - Thomas Bowen b. 27 Jun 1830 Shopshire, England 
 m - Martha 
 Spouse: Elizabeth Roberts 
   m - _____ Hanmer or Worchester, England 

ch - 
  - George Thomas Bowen b. 19 Jan 1888 Worchester 
  - Frank Bowen 
  - Bert Bowen 
  - Nellie Bowen 

They emigrated from Worchester, UK to America abt 1890. 

Ref:
Email on 03 May 1998 from Stephen Bowen. 
Contacts: 
Stephen Bowen <steveb@vaxxine.com

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