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

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: 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

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)