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
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?
Where in the Alexander Bow tree does James belong? We 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 is … Continue reading James Bow of Livingston Co., NY
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 Louisa (Bowe) Downs of Middlesex Co., CT
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 Daniel Bowe of Oswego Co., NY
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 Ralph Bowe of Hampden County, PA