Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p222


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will of 16 June 1704, all his est. of wh. inv. was �1,344, a good prop.
for that day, was giv. to w. for life. Of his ds. Mary m. 22 Aug. 1708,
Stephen Boutineau; but the other, Elizabeth perhaps earlier had m. a Robins,
as fam. tradit. tells neither date, nor bapt. name, nor resid. nor issue, I
suppose he may have been a Huguenot, and liv. in ano. Col. The wid.
in her will of a Sept. 1717, gives, 1 believe, no light on this point, and
yet ment. her s. John as hav. d. leav. childr. A strange complicat. of
errors, as to the time of his d. the condition of his worldly affairs, and
the age of his eldest s. as if he were left a minor, beyond the usual
blunders of happy tradit. had so overgrown the fam. hist. as greatly to
mislead the Rev. William Jenks, in his Eulogy, deliv. 1813, after the
dec. of the founder of Bowdoin Coll. Quite extensive was the spread
of these misconcept. from the deserv. high esteem of the writer's exact
information on all subjects his modesty suffers him to treat. WILLIAM,
Boston, eldest s. of the first James, m. 1739, Phebe, d. of John Murdock
of Plymouth, had three ds. of wh. the two elder d. young, and the third,
Sarah, b. 17 Oct. 1761, m. her first cous. James, and he d. 24 Feb. 1773,
at Roxbury.

    BOWE, ALEXANDER, Charlestown 1658, rem. to Middletown, d. 6
Nov. 1678; by w. Sarah wh. d. 16 Apr. 1665, had Samuel, b. 28 Jan.
1660; Sarah, 20 June 1662; Mary, 18 Jan. 1665, d. at 2 mos.; and he
m. 26 Nov. 1673, Rebecca, d. of Richard Hughes of Guilford, had Ann,
10 Sept. Mary, again, 5 Dec. 1676; and, posthum. Rebecca, 19
Apr. 1679. NICHOLAS, Cambridge, m. 26 June 1684, Sarah Hubbard,
wh. d. 26 Jan. 1689; and for 2d w. m. 6 May 1690, Dorcas Champney.
The name soon bec. Bowes.

    BOWEN, GRIFFITH, Boston 1638, from Llangenydd, Glamorgansh.
freem. 22 May 1639, by w. Margaret had Esther, bapt. 10 Feb. 1639,
wh. d. 28 Mar. 1654; Abigail, 18 Apr. 1641; Peniel, b. 10 May 1644;
and Elizabeth wh. m. Isaac Addington. He was some yrs. at Roxbury, but
went home and liv. at London 1670. HENRY, Boston, by w. Frances
had Mary, b. 14 Aug. 1657. HENRY, Roxbury, perhaps s. of Griffith,
m. 20 Dec. 1658, Elizabeth Johnson, had Henry, b. 13 Oct. 1659, bapt. 12
Feb. foll. wh. was a soldier in Dec. 1675 of Johnson's comp.; Elizabeth 26,
bapt. 27 Jan. 1661; John, 1, bapt. 7 Sept. 1662; Margaret, d. young;
Maria, b. 12 Sept. 1666; Margaret, again, 26 Jan. 1668; Penuel, 8
Mar. 1671; Esther, 8 Mar. 1675; and Isaac, 20 Apr 1676. His wid.
Elizabeth d. 20 Apr. 1701. JOHN, Plymouth 1651. OBADIAH, Swanzey,
rep. 1681, had been of Rehoboth 1657, an active mem. of the Bapt.
communion, had s. Obadiah, beside Isaac, b. 30 Sept. 1674. OBADIAH,
Swanzey, s. of the preced. had Hezekiah, b. 19 Nov. 1682. Richard,
Rehoboth 1643 Feb. 1675, and his wid. d. the same yr.
RICHARD, Rehoboth, call. jr. 1658, perhaps s. of the preced. m. Mary