BMDs for November 11 – 17

Sunday the 11th 1758: Mary daughter of Peleg & Mary (Woodard/Woodward) Bowe in Middletown, CT 1807: Obadiah son of Amos & Rebeckah (Etheridge) Bowe in Wells, VT 1865: Agnes daughter of Wallace & Emeline (Gates) Farnsworth in East Smithfield, PA Monday the 12th 1758: Seth son of Alexander & Prudence (Roberts) Bowe in Middletown, CT … Continue reading BMDs for November 11 – 17

BMDs for November 4 – 10

Sunday the 4th 1821: Daniel son of Daniel & Lucy (Holbrook) Bowe in Pittsfield, Vermont. Monday the 5th 1665: Mary daughter of Edward & Mary (Sanford) Turner in Middletown, Connecticut. Future wife of Samuel Bow. 1809: Susan daughter of Seth & Asenath (Corbin) Clark in New York.  Future wife of Horace Bowe. 1874: Charles son … Continue reading BMDs for November 4 – 10

BMDs for October 28th – November 3rd

Sunday the 28th 1859: Fisher son of Dawson & Catherine (Ferrall) Quaintance in Newton, Iowa.  Future husband of Ida Fuller. 1911: Ethel daughter of Elbert & Hattie (Curtis) Bowe in Huron, South Dakota Monday the 29th 1720: William son of William & Mary (Harris) Ward in Middletown, Connecticut.  Future husband of  Martha Bowe. 1832: Lois … Continue reading BMDs for October 28th – November 3rd

BMDs for October 21st – 27th

Sunday the 21st 1722: John son of John & Mary (Bow) Johnson in Middletown, Connecticut 1814: Seneca son of Edward & Peninah (Baker) Bowe in Otsego County, New York 1841: Virginia daughter of Bejamin & Lydia (Pride) Green in Mixville, New York 1859: Carrie daughter of John & Adelia (Bowe) Vivian in St. Lawrence County, New … Continue reading BMDs for October 21st – 27th

BMDs for October 14th – 20th

Sunday the 14th 1854: James son of  John & Harriet (Bowe) Cole 1857: John Donnan future husband of Elizabeth Bow Monday the 15th 1872: Frank Read future husband of Susan Bowe 1903: Clarence Christianson future husband of Adeline Lewis 1934: Clara Tuggle future wife of Neil Boynton Tuesday the 16th 1762: Rebeckah daughter of Samuel … Continue reading BMDs for October 14th – 20th

Charles N. Bow of Watertown, NY

Who in the world is Charles N.Bow? The first we read of the mysterious Charles is his marriage on November 26th, 1848 in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York to Mary A. Blodgett the daughter of Augustus & Elvira (Potter) Blodgett. Charles is living and farming with his in-laws for the 1850 census. Charles and Mary … Continue reading Charles N. Bow of Watertown, NY

BMDs for Oct 7 – 13

Sunday the 7th 1841: Samuel son of Leverett & Sarah (Field) Bristol in Guilford, Connecticut 1892: Ramona daughter of Frederick & Della Bowe in California Monday the 8th 1863: Ernest son of Lewis & Catherine (Bow) Rosenburgh in York, New York 1930: James son of Amos & Mildra (Lewis) Baldwin in Poplar, Montana Tuesday the … Continue reading BMDs for Oct 7 – 13

Who is Alexander Bow’s first wife Sarah?

Many of us have asked: Who is Alexander Bow's first wife Sarah? The answer: We don't know. Most people use Unknown as a placeholder for her surname but we've also seen NLN (No Last Name) used.  Several years ago we had an online discussion with a lady who was adamant Sarah's surname was Nin (NLN … Continue reading Who is Alexander Bow’s first wife Sarah?

BMDs for Sep 30 – Oct 6

Sunday the 30th None Monday the 1st 1695: Sarah daughter of Samuel & Mary (Turner) Bow in Middletown, Connecticut 1743: Amos son of Samuel & Mary (Ward) Stow in Middletown, Connecticut 1758: Lydia daughter of Darius & Lydia (Bowe) Weston in Middletown, Connecticut Tuesday the 2nd 1841: Dimmis daughter of William & Julia (Stacy) Pierce … Continue reading BMDs for Sep 30 – Oct 6

Descendants of Alexander & Rebeckah Bow

This is not a long list for two reasons: females are more difficult to trace and this is not our direct line. We've used privacy filtering and only included the first nine generations; no information on living persons is included.  The asterisk(s) after a name indicates he/she was married more than once. We've also published … Continue reading Descendants of Alexander & Rebeckah Bow

Who is Harriet (Bow) Gillet?

Where in the family tree does Harriet Moriah Bow belong? She and Ervin (also Irvin, Erwin, Ernie) Gillet (also Gillett, Gillette) applied for a marriage license on August 22, 1839 in Portage County, Ohio. They were married twenty days later by Minister Joseph Meriam. For the 1850, 1860, and 1870 census Harriet and her family … Continue reading Who is Harriet (Bow) Gillet?

BMDs for September 23-29

Sunday the 23rd 1735: Edward son of Edward & Phebe (Stow) Hamlin 1782: Silas Lawrence future husband of Sarah Bow 1821: Orrin son of Caleb & Sally (Wing) Bow 1836: Emeline daughter of Samuel & Eliza (Bowe) Gates 1873: Elbert son Silas & Mary (Luther) Bowe 1887: Fanny daughter of William & Nancy (Bow) Boyle … Continue reading BMDs for September 23-29

Descendants of Alexander & Sarah Bow

It dawned on us that we hadn't listed all of the known descendants of Alexander so here it is.  This is a very long list. We've used privacy filtering and only included the first nine generations; no information on living persons is included.  The asterisk(s) after a name indicates he/she was married more than once. … Continue reading Descendants of Alexander & Sarah Bow

Monday Musing: James Bow of Livingston Co., NY

Where in the Alexander Bow tree does James belong?  We have have few details which include his three wives, his various occupations, decent census records, and his will but not much else.  From extant records we can surmise he was born circa 1812 in Massachusetts. In 1850 he is married to his second wife and … Continue reading Monday Musing: James Bow of Livingston Co., NY

BMDs for 16-22 September

Sunday the 16th 1819: Micajah son of Eliphaz and Ruth (Bowe) Pride 1878: Charles son of Charles and Esther (Bowe) Taft Monday the 17th 1744: William son of William and Martha (Bowe) Ward 1783: Anson son of Thomas and Hannah (Bowe) Alvord Tuesday the 18th 1764: Mary daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Butler) Gilbert Wednesday … Continue reading BMDs for 16-22 September

BMDs for Sep 9-15

Sunday the 9th 1759: Mary daughter of William & Martha (Bowe) Ward and wife of Bradford Dickson 1844: Jane daughter of Austin & Adelia (Wetmore) Boyer and wife of Prosper Bowe 1900: Guy son of Stephen & Ida (Moles) Bowe Monday the 10th 1674: Anna (also Hannah & Anner) daughter of Alexander & Rebeckah (Hughes) … Continue reading BMDs for Sep 9-15

Friday Family: John Bowe of Cook County, IL

John6 (Daniel5, Peleg4, Alexander3, Samuel2, Alexander1) Bowe is the son of Capt. Daniel Bow and his wife Mary (Gaines) Bow.  He was born in Pittsfield, Rutland Co., Vermont circa 1805 and is the last of the eight known children of Daniel and Mary (aka Molly, Polly). We first see John in Pittsfield's 1830 census just … Continue reading Friday Family: John Bowe of Cook County, IL

Monday Musing: The husbands of Sarah Bow

We've been ruminating on the life of Sarah Bow for several years.  Here's what we know: Sarah was born 20 Jun 1662 in Middletown to Alexander Bow and his first wife Sarah. In October 1674 we find her baptismal record: April 10th, 1681 finds Sarah (Bow) Demmon admitting to fornication with the man who is … Continue reading Monday Musing: The husbands of Sarah Bow

BMDs for Sep 2 – 8

Sunday the 2nd 1909: Mildra Josephine Lewis in LaValle, Sauk Co., WI to Lyman & Flora (Bowe) Lewis. Monday the 3rd 1740: Mary Butler in Middletown, CT to Joseph & Patience (Horton) Butler.  Mary is the wife of Stephen Bow who is the son of Alexander & Lydia (King) Bow. 1862: Lillian Noble in Delaware … Continue reading BMDs for Sep 2 – 8

Friday Family: Ralph Bowe of Hampden County, PA

Ralph7 (William6, Isaac5, Peleg4, Alexander3, Samuel2, Alexander1) Bowe was born about 18 Apr 1825 in West Springfield, Hampden County, Pennsylvania to William Smith Bowe and his wife Harriet (Ashley) Bowe.  Ralph and his older brother, Francis Ashley Bowe, were baptized on 31 Dec 1825  in West Springfield. Ralph must have received a somewhat advanced education … Continue reading Friday Family: Ralph Bowe of Hampden County, PA