Person:Mary Harper (11)

m. 9 May 1654
  1. Mary Harper1655 - aft 1721
  2. Experience Harper1657 - Aft 1714
  3. Stephen Harper1662 - Abt 1740
m. 9 Aug 1678
  1. Stephen Bowerman
  2. Samuel Bowerman
  3. Deborah Bowerman1681 - Aft 1740
  4. Experience Bowerman1683 -
  5. Benjamin BowermanAbt 1685 - 1743
  6. Thomas Bowerman, III1685 - 1721
  7. Hannah Bowerman1692 -
  8. Waitestill Bowerman1694 -
Facts and Events
Name Mary Harper
Gender Female
Birth? 25 Dec 1655 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 9 Aug 1678 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesto Thomas Bowerman
Death? aft 9 Mar 1721 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
   From website entitled Descendants of Thomas Bowerman and Hannah (Annable) Bowerman at: http://bowermangenealogy.net/html/p3.htm#i53
   Mary Harper (F)
   b. 25 Dec 1655, #52
   Pedigree
   Mary Harper was born on 25 December 1655 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Harper and Deborah Perry.1,2
   Mary, age 22, married Thomas Bowerman, age 29, , son of Thomas Bowerman and Hannah Annable, on 9 June 1678 in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England, (date recorded as 9d 6m 1678).3,4 Mary and Thomas Bowerman have also been reported to have married on 7 June 1678 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England, "m. 7d 4m (June) 1678."5 As of 9 June 1678, her married name was Mary Bowerman. She and Thomas Bowerman were a witness to the marriage of Dorcas Perry, dau. of Edward and Mary Perry, to John Easton Jr in 1679 at Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.6 Mary Harper and Thomas Bowerman were a witness to the marriage of Job Jenkins and Hannah Taylor (other witnesses were Robert Harper (Mary's father), also Edward, Mary and Sarah Perry in 1682 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.6 Mary Harper witnessed the marriage of Gershom Gifford and Deborah Bowerman on 11 June 1704 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.7 Mary Harper and Thomas Bowerman were a witness on the marriage record of Samuel Barker, s/o Isaac Barker of Duxbury and his wife Judith (dau. of Gov. Thomas Prence) to Deborah Wing, d/o John and Mary (Perry) Wing of Sandwich. In 1711 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.6 Mary Harper witnessed the marriage of Nathan Barlow and Hannah Bowerman on 14 May 1719 at Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA, New England. Mary Harper witnessed the marriage of Benjamin Allen and Waitstill Bowerman on 9 March 1720 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England; Benjamin of Sandwich. Mary Harper witnessed the marriage of William Gifford , Jr. and Experience Bowerman on 7 November 1726 at Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, New England.
   Last Edited=26 Jul 2002


   Children of Mary Harper and Thomas Bowerman:
   Stephen Bowerman (c 1679)
   Deborah Bowerman (c 1681)
   Experience Bowerman (c 1683 - a 31 Dec 1740)
   Benjamin Bowerman (c 1690 - 1743)
   Samuel Bowerman (c 1692)
   Hannah Bowerman (c 1692)
   Waitstill Bowerman (c 1694)
   Mary Bowerman (c 1696)
   Thomas Bowerman (c 1699)
   [S65] A. L. Bowerman, BFH, Pg. 37 [citing SMM; MD 14:168].
   [S87] Mass. Society of Mayflower Descendants, MD, 14:168.
   [S65] A. L. Bowerman, BFH, Pg. 21 [citing SMM]; "Thomas married Mary Harper on the 9d 6m 1678 [SMM]. 'He demonstrated his Quaker allegiance and stubborness by declining to have his marriage to Mary Harper confirmed by a Colony Magistrate, for which he was fined' [BFN 9:134].
   [S99] Theodate Geoffrey, Suckanesset, : 29; "In 1678 the son [Thomas Bowerman] married Mary, daughter of Robert Harper, a well-known Quaker, who was an "Agent" in the early purchase of land from the Indians at Succanessett.".
   [S65] A. L. Bowerman, BFH, Pg. 37 [citing Falmouth Town Records]; Note - This record is not found in the published Vital Records of Falmouth.
   [S65] A. L. Bowerman, BFH, Pg. 24 [citing SMM].
   [S65] A. L. Bowerman, BFH, Pg. 37; "Robert was still living in August 1704 when he signed the marriage certificate of his granddaughter, Deborah (Bowerman) Gifford..


Father: ROBERT HARPER b: ABT 1630 in England Mother: DEBORAH PERRY b: ABT 1634

Marriage 1 THOMAS BOWERMAN b: SEP 1648 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts

   * Married: 9 AUG 1678 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

Children

  1. Has No Children Stephen Bowerman b: ABT 1679
  2. Has Children DEBORAH BOWERMAN b: ABT 1681 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
  3. Has No Children Experience Bowerman b: ABT 1683
  4. Has No Children Benjamin Bowerman b: ABT 1690
  5. Has No Children Hannah Bowerman b: ABT 1692
  6. Has No Children Samuel Bowerman b: ABT 1692
  7. Has No Children Waitstill Bowerman b: ABT 1694
  8. Has No Children Mary Bowerman b: ABT 1696
  9. Has No Children Thomas Bowerman b: ABT 1699