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Register Report - BOWEN

by Sam Behling

First Generation

Ship1. RICHARD BOWEN. Born ca 1594 in Poss. Glamorganshire, Wales. Richard died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, bef 4 Feb 1674/1675; he was 80. Buried on 4 Feb 1674/1675 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Ca 1619 when Richard was 25, he first married ? ? They had the following children:

2 i. Alice (ca1620-1693)
ii. William. Born ca 1622. William died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, bef 10 Mar 1686/1687; he was 64. Buried on 10 Mar 1686/1687 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
3 iii. Sarah (ca1624-1676)
iv. Ruth. Born ca 1626. Ruth died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, bef 31 Oct 1688; she was 62. Buried on 31 Oct 1688 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 23 Apr 1647 when Ruth was 21, she married George KENDRICK, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
4 v. OBADIAH (ca1627-1710)
vi. Richard. Born ca 1631. Richard died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, bef 25 Mar 1722/1723; he was 91. On 4 Mar 1656/1657 when Richard was 25, he first married Esther SUTTON, daughter of John SUTTON & Julian ADCOCKE, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Esther died bef 6 Nov 1688 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Buried on 6 Nov 1688 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 20 Jan 1689/1690 when Richard was 58, he second married Martha ALLEN, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
vii. Thomas. Born ca 1634. Thomas died in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA, bef Feb 1663/1664; he was 29. Ca 1659 when Thomas was 25, he married Elizabeth NICHOLS, in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.

In 1648 when Richard was 54, he second married Elizabeth ?, in Weymouth, Norfolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died in 1675 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Buried in 1675 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.


Second Generation


2. Alice BOWEN (Richard1). Born ca 1620. Alice died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, in 1693; she was 73. Ca 1640 when Alice was 20, she married Robert WHEATON, in Salem, Essex Co., MA. Born ca 1605 in England. Robert died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, in 1695; he was 90. They had the following children:

i. Joseph. Born ca 1641 in Salem, Essex Co., MA.
ii. Samuel. Born ca 1643 in Salem, Essex Co., MA.
iii. Jeremiah. Born ca 1645 in Salem, Essex Co., MA.
iv. Obadiah. Born on 20 Jan 1647/1648 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
v. John. Born on 20 Apr 1650 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
vi. Bethiah. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
vii. Hannah. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
viii. Mary. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
ix. Ephraim. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
x. Benjamin. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.

3. Sarah BOWEN (Richard1). Born ca 1624. Sarah died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, on 14 Oct 1676; she was 52. Ca 1643 when Sarah was 19, she married Robert FULLER. They had the following children:

i. Jonathan. Born ca 1644 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 14 Dec 1664 when Jonathan was 20, she married Elizabeth WILMOT, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 4 Apr 1647.
ii. Samuel. Born ca 1646 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 12 Dec 1673 when Samuel was 27, he married Mary IDE, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 10 Dec 1649.
iii. John. Born ca 1648 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 25 Apr 1673 when John was 25, he married Abigail TITUS, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 18 Feb 1652/1653.
iv. Elizabeth. Born ca 1652 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 1 Aug 1672 when Elizabeth was 20, she married Nehemiah SABEN, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 28 May 1647.

4. OBADIAH BOWEN (Richard1). Born ca 1627/1628. Obadiah died in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA, on 10 Sep 1710; he was 83. Occupation: Yeoman. Ca 1650 when Obadiah was 23, he married Mary ?. Born in 1628. Mary died in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA, on 18 Feb 1697/1698; she was 69. They had the following children:

i. John. Born on 2 Jun 1646 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
5 ii. Obadiah (1651-1699)
iii. Mary. Born on 18 Jan 1653/1654 in Bristol Co., MA. Mary died on 20 Aug 1678; she was 25. On 30 May 1673 when Mary was 20, she married Isaac ALLEN, in Rehoboth, Bristol, MA.
iv. Sarah. Born on 6 Nov 1654 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Sarah died on 14 May 1703; she was 48. On 16 May 1672 when Sarah was 17, she married John SAVAGE, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
v. Jacob. Born in 1656 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
vi. Rebecca. Born ca 1657 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Rebecca married Thomas POST.
vii. Samuel. Born on 16 Jul 1659 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Samuel died in Cohansey, Salem, NJ, bef 4 Mar 1728/1729; he was 68. On 26 May 1684 when Samuel was 24, he married Elizabeth WOOD, in Swansea, Bristol, MA.
6 viii. Joseph (1662-1727)
7 ix. THOMAS (1664-<1743)
x. Hannah. Born on 3 May 1665 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 10 Nov 1685 when Hannah was 20, she married Rev. Timothy BROOKS Jr., son of Capt. Timothy BROOKS & Mary RUSSELL, in Swansea, Bristol, MA. Born on 9 Oct 1661 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. Timothy died in Cumberland Co., NJ, in 1716; he was 54.
xi. Lydia. Born on 23 Apr 1666 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Lydia died on 25 May 1758; she was 92. On 4 Sep 1686 when Lydia was 20, she married Joseph MASON, son of Sampson MASON & Mary BUTTERWORTH, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 6 Mar 1662/1663 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Joseph died in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA, on 19 May 1748; he was 86.
xii. Sarah. Born ca 1668 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 27 Dec 1686 when Sarah was 18, she married James ABELL.
xiii. Mercy. Born on 18 Mar 1672/1673 in Bristol Co., MA.
xiv. Isaac. Born on 30 Sep 1674 in Bristol Co., MA.
xv. James. Born in 1676.
xvi. Hezekiah. Born in 1678.


Third Generation


5. Obadiah BOWEN (Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 18 Sep 1651 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Obadiah died in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, on 11 Jul 1699; he was 47. On 25 Jul 1677 when Obadiah was 25, he married Abigail BULLOCK, in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 29 Aug 1657 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Hezekiah. Born on 19 Nov 1682 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
8 ii. Abigail (1688-)

6. Joseph BOWEN (Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 26 Jun 1662 in Bristol Co., MA. Joseph died on 28 Dec 1727; he was 65. Joseph married Elizabeth ROUNDS. They had the following children:

i. Jabez. Born on 23 Nov 1701 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.
ii. Alice. Alice married Jacob CHASE.

7. 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.


Fourth Generation


8. Abigail BOWEN (Obadiah3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born in 1688 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 24 Jul 1701 when Abigail was 13, she married Benjamin FISK. Born in 1683 in Wenham, Essex Co., MA. Benjamin died in Scituate, Providence Co., RI, on 14 Feb 1765; he was 82. They had one child:

15 i. Benjamin (1706-1771)

9. Stephen BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 16 Jan 1697/1698 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. On 17 Oct 1723 when Stephen was 26, he married Phebe SLADE, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 25 Sep 1701 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Sibel. Born on 8 Sep 1725 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
ii. Phebe. Born on 7 Feb 1727/1728 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
iii. Sarah. Born on 15 Jul 1729 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
iv. Martha. Born on 3 Dec 1733 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
v. Jonathan. Born on 18 Dec 1736 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
vi. Ledy. Born on 3 Sep 1739 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

10. SAMUEL BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 28 Feb 1701/1702 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Ca 1725 when Samuel was 23, he first married Sarah SMITH. They had the following children:

i. Thomas. Born on 22 Mar 1726/1727 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
ii. Mercy. Born on 22 Mar 1730/1731 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
16 iii. WILLIAM (1731-1808)
iv. Hannah. Born on 5 Dec 1733 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
v. Olive. Born on 12 Feb 1736/1737 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
vi. Smith. Born on 27 Feb 1738/1739 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
vii. David. Born on 24 Feb 1740/1741 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. David died in Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, aft 1790; he was 49. On 8 Mar 1764 when David was 24, he married Hopestill ALDRICH, in Adams, Berkshire Co., MA. Born on 13 Feb 1746/1747 in Uxbridge, Worcester Co., MA.
viii. Elisabeth. Born on 24 Dec 1741 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

On 11d 3m 1749 when Samuel was 48, he second married Martha CHASE, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

11. Nathaniel BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 1 Jan 1703/1704 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Nathaniel died on 24 Dec 1794; he was 91. On 4 Jan 1736/1737 when Nathaniel was 33, he married Esther HARDEEN, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born in 1707 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Peleg. Born on 8 Apr 1736 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
ii. Thomas. Born on 21 Dec 1743 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

12. Mary BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 11 Aug 1708 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. On 13 Jul 1730 when Mary was 21, she married Gilbert SEAMANS, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born on 29 Nov 1706 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Levi. Born on 26 Dec 173[6?] in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
ii. Patience. Born on 29 May in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
iii. Mary. Born on 26 Feb 1733/1734 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
iv. Josiah. Born on 18 Apr 1736 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
v. Gilbert. Born on 18 Jun 1738 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
vi. Susannah. Born in 1740 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
vii. Nathan. Born on 14 May 1742 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.
viii. Huldah. Born on 30 Aug 1745 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

13. Hannah BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 1 Feb 1710/1711 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Hannah died on 19 Mar 1798; she was 88. On 14 Feb 1730/1731 when Hannah was 20, she married Charles SEAMANS, in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Born in 1706 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. They had one child:

i. Robe. Born on 27 May 1731 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA.

14. Mercy BOWEN (Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born in 1713. Mercy married Nathan LUTHER. Born on 31 May 1695 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Nathan died on 8 Feb 1763; he was 67. They had the following children:

i. Lydia.
ii. Constant.


Fifth Generation


15. Benjamin FISK (Abigail BOWEN4, Obadiah3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 8 Mar 1706/1707 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Benjamin died in Scituate, Providence Co., RI, on 13 Sep 1771; he was 65. Benjamin married Susannah BRIGGS. Born ca 1710 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. They had one child:

17 i. Benjamin E. (ca1728-1785)

16. WILLIAM BOWEN (Samuel4, Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 17 Dec 1731 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. William died in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA, on 3 Apr 1808; he was 76. Religion: Quaker. On 17 May 1754 when William was 22, he married Anne JENNINGS, daughter of John JENNINGS & Anne HOLWAY, in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Born on 21 May 1734 in Tiverton, Newport Co., RI. Anne died in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI, on 22 Dec 1780; she was 46. They had the following children:

18 i. LEMUEL (1755-1832)
ii. John. Born on 16 Apr 1757 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. John died in Scipio, Cayuga Co., NY, on 8 Dec 1841; he was 84. On 14 Jun 1781 when John was 24, he married Phoebe CONGDON, daughter of ? CONGDON. Born in 1758. Phoebe died in 1849; she was 91.
iii. William. Born on 17 Mar 1761 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. On 5 Jan 1783 when William was 21, he married Mary HATHAWAY. Born in 1763. Mary died in 1835; she was 72.
iv. Thomas. Born on 16 Apr 1763 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Thomas died in Uxbridge, Worcester Co., MA, on 3 Sep 1842; he was 79. On 1 Feb 1789 when Thomas was 25, he married Elizabeth WING.
v. Jennings. Born on 1 Jun 1765 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Jennings died in Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., VT, on 22 Feb 1812/1813; he was 46. In 1791 when Jennings was 25, he married Armida AIKEN.
vi. Samuel. Born on 24 Mar 1768 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI.
vii. Sarah. Born on 27 Apr 1770 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Sarah died on 17 Apr 1851; she was 80. On 7 Mar 1793 when Sarah was 22, she married Joshua CONGDON, son of ? CONGDON.
viii. Remember (Twin). Born on 15 Oct 1772 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI.
ix. Anne (Twin). Born on 15 Oct 1772 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Anne died in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI, in 1772; she was <1.
x. Isaac. Born on 30 Dec 1774 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI.
xi. Anna. Born on 24 Mar 1777 in Smithfield, Providence Co., RI. Anna died in Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., VT, on 1 Dec 1864; she was 87. On 2 Jan 1799 when Anna was 21, she married John H. OLIN.


Sixth Generation


17. Benjamin E. FISK (Benjamin5, Abigail BOWEN4, Obadiah3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born ca 1728 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. Benjamin E. died in Scituate, Providence Co., RI, on 9 Dec 1785; he was 57. Benjamin E. married Hannah HAMMOND. Born ca 1732 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. They had one child:

19 i. Reuben (1765-1849)

18. LEMUEL BOWEN (William5, Samuel4, Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 9 Mar 1755 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA. Lemuel died in Jackson, Washington Co., NY, on 25 Apr 1832; he was 77. Buried in Cambridge, Washington Co., NY. Center White Creek Cemetery. Occupation: Yeoman. In 1774 when Lemuel was 18, he married Huldah EDDY, daughter of & Sarah ANGELL. Born on 27 May 1756 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA. Huldah died bef 1832; she was 75. They had the following children:

i. Asa. Born in 1776. Asa died in Black Wolf, WI, in 1857; he was 81. Asa married Hannah BRIGGS, daughter of ? BRIGGS.
ii. Lemuel. Born in 1776. Lemuel died on 10 Apr 1840; he was 64. Buried in 1840 in Center White Creek, NY.
iii. Lydia. Lydia died bef 1857. Lydia married Daniel BRIGGS, son of ? BRIGGS.
iv. Gideon. Born on 19 Oct 1783. Gideon died bef 14 May 1832; he was 48.
v. Ephraim (Died Young). Born on 11 Aug 1784 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA. Ephraim died in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA, on 7 Jan 1791; he was 6.
20 vi. HANNAH (1786-1835)
vii. Eddy. Born on 30 Jan 1788 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA.
viii. Martha. Born on 20 Mar 1791 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA. Martha died in Aurora, Erie Co., NY, on 27 Jan 1857; she was 65. Martha married David MOSHER, son of Jabez MOSHER & Abigail DEAKE. Born on 13 Nov 1782 in Cambridge, Washington Co., NY. David died in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, on 17 Aug 1864; he was 81. Buried in East Aurora, Erie Co., NY. East Aurora cemetery.
ix. Sarah. Born on 20 Feb 1793 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA.
x. Phebe. Born in 1796.
Phebe married Nehemiah PIERCE.


Seventh Generation


19. Reuben FISK (Benjamin E.6, Benjamin5, Abigail BOWEN4, Obadiah3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 10 May 1765 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. Reuben died in Danby, VT, on 18 Apr 1849; he was 83. Reuben married Patty WAIT, in Danby, VT. Born in RI. Patty died on 1 Mar 1888 in Brant, Erie Co., NY. They had one child:

i. Mary Lucy (1805-1878)

20. HANNAH BOWEN (Lemuel6, William5, Samuel4, Thomas3, Obadiah2, Richard1). Born on 25 May 1786 in Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA. Hannah died in Aurora, Erie Co., NY, on 15 Dec 1835; she was 49. In 1808 when Hannah was 21, she married David MOSHER, son of Jabez MOSHER & Abigail DEAKE, in NY. Born on 13 Nov 1782 in Cambridge, Washington Co., NY. David died in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, on 17 Aug 1864; he was 81. Buried in East Aurora, Erie Co., NY. East Aurora cemetery. They had the following children:

i. MARTIN (1809-1900)
ii. Lucy (ca1814-)
iii. Huldah (ca1815-)
iv. David Matison (1817-1917)
v. Ann E. (ca1820-)
vi. Sarah (ca1824-)
vii. Harriet (ca1829-)


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