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Subject: [BOWER-L] GEORGE BOWERS LINE
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 20:24:30 -0500


Perk up Colleen. Maybe this will spark some interest. I made additions to
my original post.

My name is Susan Dorris and I am descended from George Bowers as follows.

Lydia Bowers
b. 1 Aug 1692 Derby, New Haven Co., Ct.[Derby vital records]
d. 9 Dec 1772 aged 81 [Wallingford vital records]
md. 31 Dec 1717 Derby, N.H., Ct.[Derby vital records]
Israel Moss, son of John & Martha (Lathrop) Moss
b. 31 Dec 1696 Wallingford, New Haven, Ct.
d. 15 Apr 1757 Cornwall, Ct.
Their son Nathaniel Moss md. Mary Dorchester. Nathaniel was a Rev. War
soldier.

Gen. 2

Samuel Bowers
b. 5 Nov 1665 New Haven, New Haven, Ct.
d. 1744
md. 4 Nov 1691 [his 2nd wife] Derby, N.H., Ct. [his 1st wf was Ruth, dau of
Edward Wooster]
Lydia French, dau of Francis & Lydia (Bunnell) French
b. 28 Sept 1670 Derby, N.H., Ct.
Children of Samuel and Ruth (Wooster) Bowers:
John who md. abt 1714 Charity ( ).
Children of Samuel and Lydia (French) Bowers:
Lydia b. 1 Aug 1692 [see above]
Rebecca b. 9 Mar 1694; either she or Jemima md. John Bradfield.
Jemima b. 30 Nov 1696
Kezia b. 2 Mar 1698, d. 19 Nov 1770, md. 14 Oct 1736 Isaac Moss.
Miriam b. 5 Apr 1703, d. 16 Apr 1774 aged 70,
md. 7 Oct 1723 Ephraim Washburn
Samuel b. 22 Dec 170[?], md. Sarah, dau of Peter and Anna (Wilmot)
Carrington b. 4 Dec 1708. she md. 2nd 23 Mar 1737 Timothy
Wooster.
Ch. of Sam'l and Sarah - Rebecca b. 8 July 1729, d. 25 Aug 1756,
md. Robert
Hawkins.

Gen. 3

Rev. John Bowers
b. c1629 Dorset, Eng.
d. 14 June 1687 [will] Derby, N.H., Ct.
md. 14 July 1652 Woodbury, Ct. [His 1st wife was Rebecca Gregson]
Bridget Thompson, dau of Anthony & Mary (Welby) Thompson
b. 1636
d. 19 May 1720 Derby, N.H., Ct. [she md. 2nd Wm. Hoadley]
Children of John and Rebecca (Gregson) Bowers:
Ruth, bp 20 Dec 1657, d. 26 Apr 1736, md. (1st) 2 Dec 1674 John
Frisbie; md.
(2nd) William Hoadley.
Children of John and Bridget (Thompson) Bowers:
Mary d. 9 June 1736, md. May 1682 Samuel Nichols.
Samuel bp 5 Nov 1665, d. 1744, md. (1st) 1687 Ruth Wooster [see above]
John b. 3 Dec 1667, d. 23 Sept 1708
Nathaniel d. 14 Dec 1712; of Greenwich, Rye, N.Y., & Newark, N. J.;
md. Deborah
( ) who d. 1 Dec 1712.
Children of Nathaniel and Deborah Bowers:
Nathaniel of Newark, N.J.
Hannah, md. Isaac Schallence of Elizabeth, N.J.
John b. abt 1711, d. 26 Jan 1737/8 aged 26, md. 22
Nov 1732 Sarah,
dau of John and Elizabeth (Tomlinson) Riggs, b.
17 Dec 1711; she
2nd 18 Apr 1739 Rev. Daniel Humphrey.
Ch. of John & Sarah (Riggs) Bowers:
Nathaniel d. 6 May 1738
Sarah b. 28 Aug 1736, bp 3 Oct 1736, d. 3 Dec
1738
Sarah, md. 4 Dec 1734 Agur Tomlinson.
Anna d. 11 Jan 1744, md. 2 Sept 1703 rancis French.
Barbara d. 8 Sep 1745, md. 1 Dec 1713 Samuel Moss.

Gen. 4

George Bowers of Scituate Mass in 1637, of Plymouth Mass in 1639, of
Cambridge Mass in 1640
b. England
d. 30 Dec 1656 Cambridge, Mass.
md. 9 Feb 1614/15 Braithwell, Yorkshire, Eng. [md 2nd in 1649 to Elizabeth
Worthington]
Barbara Smythe
d. 25 March 1644 Cambridge, Mass.

Ref:
New Haven Gen. Magazine, v. 1 & 2, pgs 236, 237.

Also see these references:
History Of The Town Of Derby, Ct. pgs 539, 540
New England Marriages Prior to 1700 pg 87
Savages Genealogical Dictionary p. 223
Genealogical Guide To The Early Settlers Of America p. 51
Pioneers Of Massachusetts p. 61
First Puritan Settlers p. 118
Genealogical Register Of Plymouth Families p. 30
Founders Of Early American Families p. 35
Farmers First Settlers Of New England p. 37
Directory of Ancestral Heads p. xxviii
History Of Derby pgs 702, 703
The Mayflower Quarterly p. 60 May 1979 issue

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