Person:William Bowne (3)

William Bowne
b.bef abt 1609
Facts and Events
Name William Bowne
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef abt 1609
Death[1] by 21 Jan 1677/8 Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

Joined the Salem church before late 1636, freeman 17 May 1637 in a list of Salem men.

William Bowne was granted a planter's lot at Gravesend, Long Island on 18 Mar(?) 1646. [Gravesnd TR 1:4]

He died intestate and his "eldest son" John Bowne of Middletown, New Jersey made the application for letters of administration on 21 January 1677/8.

  1. 1.0 1.1 William Bowne, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011).

    Origin: Unknown. Migration: 1635 on the Recovery. Residence: Salem, Gravesend by 1646, Middletown (NJ) by about 1669.
    Birth: by abt 1609 based on est date of marriage (1634).
    Death: by 21 Jan 1677/8 (date of administration)

Recovery (1634)
Also called the "Recovery of London" and sometimes listed as a 1633 ship, as the list of passengers was erroneously dated 31 March 1633 instead of 1634. Many of its passengers briefly settled in Dorchester and were among the first settlers to Windsor, Connecticut in 1635.
Sailed: 17 Apr 1634 from Weymouth, England under Gabriel Cornish
Arrived: Summer 1634 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

? (Full List)
Joseph Androes - Thomas Biscomb - William Bowne - Mary Coggen - Robert Dible - Anthony Eames - John Elderman - Robert Elwell - Jonathan Gillet - John Hardy - Sarah Hill - Ezechia Hore - Thomas Long - Thomas Newberry - Daniel Norchat - Elizabeth Parkman - David Phippen - John Pinney - George P___ - John Pope - Thomas Shawe - Thomas Swift - Stephen Terrey - Thomas Wakeley - John Woolcocke - John Wotts

Resources: Primary Sources: William Whiteway of Dorchester His Diary 1618 to 1635 (Dorchester, Dorsetshire, 1991)
Other information: Winthrop Society List - Nat'l Gen Soc. Qtrly. 71:171, 77:249-55 (passenger list) - Discussion on Phelps website