Lt. Henry Bowen

Male 1634 - 1724  (90 years)


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  • Born 1633/34  Llangenydd now Llangennith, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Emigration 1638  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    He arrived in Boston with his parents and brothers and sisters. 
    Military 19 Dec 1675  [1, 2
    Henry was the second in command of the Roxbury Militia Company under Captain Isaac Johnson. During the Great Swamp Fight of 19 December 1675, when Captain Johnson was killed, Lt. Henry assumed command. 
    Moved to 1686  Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He returned to Roxbury, where he was an appraiser in 1693, but finally settled in Woodstock in 1707. 
    Died 13 Mar 1723/24  Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID I92  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father Griffith Bowen,   b. Abt 1600, Llangenydd now Llangennith, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1676, probably London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret Fleming 
    Married Abt 1627  Llangenydd now Llangennith, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Johnson,   b. 24 Dec 1637, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1701, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1658  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Henry Bowen,   b. 13 Oct 1659, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Bowen,   b. 26 Jan 1660/61, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1743, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +3. John Bowen,   b. 1 Sep 1662, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1718, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. baby boy Bowen,   b. 4 May 1664, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1664, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Margaret Bowen,   c. 28 May 1665, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1665, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Maria Bowen,   b. 12 Sep 1666, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Bowen,   b. 26 Jan 1667/68, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1726/27, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Abigail Bowen,   b. 1 Aug 1669, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. in infancy
     9. Abigail Bowen,   c. 21 Aug 1670, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1736, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     10. Penuel Bowen,   b. 8 Mar 1671, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Esther Bowen,   b. 8 Mar 1675, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Isaac Bowen,   b. 20 Apr 1676, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1726, Stoughton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 9 May 2019 
    Family ID F116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susanna King 
    Married 14 Apr 1684  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1633/34 - Llangenydd now Llangennith, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - He arrived in Boston with his parents and brothers and sisters. - 1638 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1658 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1684 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He returned to Roxbury, where he was an appraiser in 1693, but finally settled in Woodstock in 1707. - 1686 - Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1723/24 - Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1031] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Bowen, (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/bowen.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    2. [S279] Bowen, Georgene E. Bowen - The Ancestry of Griffith Bowen of "Burryhead" Llangenydd Parish, Glamorgan County, Wales and One Line of American Descendants Through the Bowens of Woodstock, Connecticut and the Bowens of Charlstown, New Hampshire, (manuscript, 1960).

    3. [S295] Bowen, Edward Augustus. "Griffith Bowen of Boston", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XLVII, 1893).

    4. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    5. [S975] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume 2 Marriages and Deaths, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    6. [S806] Bodge, George Madison. Soldiers in King Philip's War Reprint of 1906 Edition, (Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976).

    7. [S300] Richardson, Douglas. "The English Ancestry of Edward Porter of Roxbury, His Sister, Elizabeth (Porter) Johnson, and Their Cousin, Elizabeth (Dowell) Payson" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXLVIII, 1994).



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