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

Austin Bowe of Meriden, CT

You know how sometimes while researching you go through all types of distractions?   https://youtu.be/SSUXXzN26zg Well, that's what happened while researching the family of Austin E. Bowe.  We were all over the place researching, going down one lane then all of a sudden getting off track with no obvious explanation. What should have only taken … Continue reading Austin Bowe of Meriden, CT

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

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

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

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

Friday Family: Louisa (Bowe) Downs of Middlesex Co., CT

Louisa7 (Obadiah6, Amos5, Amos4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Alexander1) Bowe was born circa 1817 in Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut to Obadiah and Hester (Markham) Bowe.  She is probably their fifth and final child. On Monday the 17th of May 1847 Louisa married Derwin Deming Downs of West Troy, New York in Middletown where they remained for the … Continue reading Friday Family: Louisa (Bowe) Downs of Middlesex Co., CT

Monday Musing: Daniel Bowe of Oswego Co., NY

Where does Daniel Bowe of Hastings, Oswego Co., NY fit in?  Here's what little we know: From records we know he was born circa 1819 in Vermont, had two wives, one adopted daughter, and died in 1892. The 1850 census shows him married to a young woman named Janie. By 1860 he is married to … Continue reading Monday Musing: Daniel Bowe of Oswego Co., NY

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

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

BMDs for Aug 26 – Sep 1

Sunday the 26th 1826: Julia (Bowe) Holmes Edson to Asa & Sabra (Strickland) Bowe in CT. 1855: Charles Bowe to Ozais & Frances (Burford) Bowe in Kanawha County, WV. 1903: Marion (Bow) Hammond to Orrin Wright & Nellie (Garner) Bow in WI. Monday the 27th 1788: Lucy (Holbrook) Bowe wife of Daniel Bowe.  Daniel is … Continue reading BMDs for Aug 26 – Sep 1

Today’s BMD (Birth, Marriage, & Death)

1682: Daniel Deming in Middletown, CT to Johnathan & Sarah (Bow) Deming. See Daniel's baptismal record here courtesy of Godfrey Memorial Library. He is a grandson of Alexander & Sarah (Unknown) Bow. 1764: Allen Gilbert in Middletown, CT to Allen & Rebeckah (Butler) Gilbert and is a 2nd great grandson of Alexander & Rebeckah (Hughes) … Continue reading Today’s BMD (Birth, Marriage, & Death)