m. 7 May 1656 Flushing, Queens, New York, United States
Facts and Events
John Bowne statesS3 that he was baptized (rather than born) on March 9, 1627 in Matlock, Derbyshire, EnglandS3. However, FrostS4 gives his baptism date as March 29, 1627. John immigrated in 1651 to Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New AmsterdamS1, S4.
BunkerS5, states: "In 1663, John Bowne was banished to Holland for being a Quaker. The authorities there soon let him come home, and he was not molested any more.” The original John Bowne house still exists in Flushing on Long Island and is a John Bowne Museum. The museum is run by John Bowne Historical Society. The actions of John Bowne and the resultant declaration of the Dutch government for their colony in New Amsterdam, is credited as the first formal declaration of religious freedom in America.
Hannah Feake, daughter of Robert Feake and Elizabeth Fones, was born in August 1637 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, America. She died at home of John and Mary Elson, on 31 January 1677/8 at the age of 40 in London, England.
JOHN BOWNE and HANNAH FEAKE Marriage
John Bowne and Hannah Feake were married on May 7, 1656 in Flushing, Long Island, New Amsterdam ColonyS2, S7.
They had the following children:
1) John BOWNE
John Bowne was born on March 13, 1657 at 9 at night, most likely in Flushing, Long Island. John died on August 30, 1673
2) Elisabeth BOWNE
Elisabeth Bowne was born on October 8, 1658 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam.
Elisabeth married second, Samuel Titus, after 1698.
Elisabeth died on December 14, 1721 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam.
3) Mary [Maria] Bowne
Mary or Maria Bowne was born on January 6, 1660/1 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam.Maria married Joseph Thorne in 1680, Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. Maria and Joseph Thorne appeared in the 1698 census of Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. This was a second marriage for Joseph. Joseph Thorne, son of William Thorne and Susannah "Sarah" Booth, was born about 1642 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. Maria died in 1728 at the age of 67 in Woodbridge, Somerset County, New Jersey.
4) Abigail Bowne
5) Hannah Bowne
Hannah Bowne was born April 10, 1665, most likely in Flushing, Long Island. Hannah married Benjamin Field on November 30, 1691 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. Benjamin Field, son of Susannah and Anthony Field, was born in 1663 in Flushing, Long Island, Colonial New Amsterdam. Benjamin died on December 1, 1732 at the age of 69. Hannah died on December 30, 1707.
6) Samuel BOWNE
Samuel first married Mary Becket Second, Samuel married Hannah Third, Samuel married Grace
7) Dorothy BOWNE
Dorothy Bowne was born on March 29, 1670. Dorothy married Henry Franklin on May 27, 1689. Dorothy died on November 26, 1690.
8) (a son) BOWNE
9) (a son) BOWNE
10) Martha Joanna BOWNE