BMDs for November 18th – 24th

Sunday the 18th 1706: Robert son of Shubael & Mary (Bow) Shelley in Guilford, CT 1800: Horace son of Seth & Rhoda (Elton) Dickinson in Lisle, NY. Future husband of Elisabeth Lewis. 1878: Charles son of Albert & Alice (Smith) Bowe in Trumbull County, OH Monday the 19th 1797: Jonathan son of Jonathan & Abigail … Continue reading BMDs for November 18th – 24th

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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

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