Howey and Mrak Genealogy - Person Page 79

Hezekiah Bowen1

M, b. 20 June 1717
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Marriage*Hezekiah Bowen married Mary Mason.1 
Birth*20 June 1717Hezekiah Bowen was born on 20 June 1717.1 
He was the son of Elisha Bowen and Susanna Simmons.1 
Note*REF: David Bedell files.1 

Family

Mary Mason
Child 1.Ezra Bowen+1 b. 1740, d. a 1811

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Hezekiah Bowen1

M, b. 4 March 1797, d. 14 May 1883
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Birth*4 March 1797Hezekiah Bowen was born on 4 March 1797.1 
He was the son of Mark Bowen and Nancy Brown.1 
Marriage*12 September 1820Hezekiah Bowen married Phareby Fitzpatrick on 12 September 1820.1 
Death*14 May 1883Hezekiah Bowen died on 14 May 1883 at age 86.1 

Family

Phareby Fitzpatrick b. 10 August 1800, d. 5 January 1854
Child 1.John Bowen1 b. 14 Aug 1840, d. 12 Mar 1914

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Hiram R. Bowen1

M, b. 29 May 1811
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Birth*29 May 1811Hiram R. Bowen was born on 29 May 1811 at Salem Co., New Jersey.1 
He was the son of Joseph Bowen and Nancy Current.1 
Marriage*26 December 1833Hiram R. Bowen married Mary Wells on 26 December 1833 at Clark Co., Indiana.1 
Note*REF: David Bedell files.1 

Family

Mary Wells

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Isaac Bowen1

M, b. 30 September 1674
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Birth*30 September 1674Isaac Bowen was born on 30 September 1674 at Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 
He was the son of Obadiah Bowen and Mary Clifton.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Isaac Bowen1

M
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Isaac Bowen was the son of Thomas Bowen and Thankful Mason.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Isaac Bowen1

M, b. 2 December 1775
Last Edited18 Nov 2006
Burial*Isaac Bowen was buried at Pearl St. Baptist, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 
Birth*2 December 1775He was born on 2 December 1775 at Deerfield, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 
He was the son of Mark Bowen Sr. and Mary (?).1 

Citations

  1. [S38] Individual contact, Andrea Batcho e-mail 8 Nov 2006.

Jabesh Bowen1

M, b. 19 October 1696
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Birth*19 October 1696Jabesh Bowen was born on 19 October 1696 at Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 
He was the son of Richard Bowen and Mercy Titus.1 
Marriage*30 January 1717/18Jabesh Bowen married Huldah Hunt on 30 January 1717/18 at Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 
Note*REF: WFT Vol 7, #143.1 
NoteAbove ref. has sp. as Jeanna Salisbury.1 

Family

Huldah Hunt

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Jabez Bowen1

M, b. 23 November 1701
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Birth*23 November 1701Jabez Bowen was born on 23 November 1701 at Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 
He was the son of Joseph Bowen and Elizabeth Round.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Jabez Bowen1

M
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Jabez Bowen was the son of Elisha Bowen and Susanna Simmons.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

James Bowen1

M, b. 29 July 1680
Last Edited19 Feb 2006
Birth*29 July 1680James Bowen was born on 29 July 1680 at Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts.2 
He was the son of Obadiah Bowen and Abigail Bullock.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.
  2. [S162] Unknown author, Web Page, Book A, Records of the Town of Swansea, 1662 TO 1705. Edited by ALVERDO HAYWARD MASON, EAST BRAINTREE, MASS. ALVERDO H. MASON. 1900. [Transcribed by Dave Swerdferger] . http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jdevlin/ma/…

James Bowen1

M, b. 7 July 1789
Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Marriage*James Bowen married Abigail Estes.1 
Birth*7 July 1789James Bowen was born on 7 July 1789 at Richmond, New Hampshire.1 
He was the son of Nathaniel Bowen and Lovice Gaskill.1 

Family

Abigail Estes
Child 1.Uberto Bowen1 b. 22 Feb 1813

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

James Bowen1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth*circa 1785James Bowen was born circa 1785.1 
Marriage*8 January 1807He married Phebe Parsons on 8 January 1807 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 

Family

Phebe Parsons b. circa 1785

Citations

  1. [S128] Unknown author, CD#240: NJ Marriages, Cumberland Co. Court records, microfilm # 1289240-1289244.

James Bowen1

M, b. circa 1795
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth*circa 1795James Bowen was born circa 1795.1 
Marriage*6 December 1819He married Mary Davis on 6 December 1819 at Salem Co., New Jersey.1 

Family

Mary Davis b. circa 1800

Citations

  1. [S128] Unknown author, CD#240: NJ Marriages, Salem Co. Court records, microfilm # 0848572.

James Bennett Bowen1,2

M, b. 30 April 1805, d. 24 September 1886
Last Edited21 Mar 2010
Birthbetween October 1803 and September 1804James Bennett Bowen was born between October 1803 and September 1804 at Greenwich, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1,3,4 
Birth13 April 1805He was born on 13 April 1805 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.5 
Birth20 April 1805He was born on 20 April 1805 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.6 
Birth*30 April 1805He was born on 30 April 1805 at Greenwich, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.4 
He was the son of Dan Bowen Jr. and Letitia Bennett.7,8 
Marriage*18 March 1829James Bennett Bowen married Mary J. Wallen, daughter of John Wallen and Mary Bowen, on 18 March 1829 at Greenwich, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.9,5 
Death*24 September 1886James Bennett Bowen died on 24 September 1886 at Hopewell, Cumberland Co., New Jersey, at age 81; age 82, of heart disease. Isaac McPherson, undertaker, T. J. Smith, medical attendant.10,11,5 
Burial*28 September 1886He was buried on 28 September 1886 at Broad St. Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.12 
Probate8 October 1886His estate was probated on 8 October 1886 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.13 
Note*James B. Bowen lived in Upper Hopewell north of Irelands Millpond (now Mary Elmer Lake) east side of road. Brick lined framed.14 
Occupation28 September 1850He was a farmer on 28 September 1850 at Deerfield Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey.15 
Occupation*before 1880He was a farmer before 1880 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 
Will*8 April 1885He left a will on 8 April 1885 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey; Last Will and Testament of James B. Bowen of Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ. Five dollars each to three sones Albert J. Bowen, Louis M. Bowen, Charles H. Bowen, and daughter Mary Jane Gilmon. Balance of estate to daughters Arathiene H. Bowen and Caroline B. Bowen. Arathiene and Caroline to provide for their mother, Mary, if she outline James. Witnessed by Jere H. Lupton and Thos. H. Bowen. Signed by James B. Bowen.13 

Census Data

DateLocationDetail
1830Deerfield Twp., New JerseyJames Bennett Bowen appeared on the census of 1830 at Deerfield Twp., New Jersey.16
1840Deerfield Twp., New JerseyHe appeared on the census of 1840 at Deerfield Twp., New Jersey.17
28 September 1850Deerfield Twp., New JerseyHe appeared on the census of 28 September 1850 at Deerfield Twp., New Jersey; Deerfield Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ 28 Sep 1850. 104/114. James B. Bowen, 45, farmer, Mary, 46, Mary T.(?), 19, Albert, 15, Charles, 13, Lewis, 11, Arathins(?), 8, Caroline, 6. All children are attending school. All born in New Jersey. They live 12 doors down from David and Esther(Bowen) Padgett, the daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Ireland) Bowen. (via email from Jeanne Montana JHATZEN@aol.com).18
1855Hopewell Twp., New JerseyHe appeared on the census of 1855 at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.19
4 August 1860Hopewell Twp., New JerseyHe and Mary J. Wallen appeared on the census of 4 August 1860 at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.20
5 July 1870Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Bennett Bowen and Mary J. Wallen appeared on the census of 5 July 1870 at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.21
17 June 1880Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Bennett Bowen and Mary J. Wallen appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.22
June 1885Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Bennett Bowen and Mary J. Wallen appeared on the census of June 1885 at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.23

Family

Mary J. Wallen b. 31 August 1804, d. 6 August 1888
Marriage*18 March 1829James Bennett Bowen married Mary J. Wallen, daughter of John Wallen and Mary Bowen, on 18 March 1829 at Greenwich, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.9,5 
Children 1.James Bennett Bowen Jr.24 b. 5 Mar 1830, d. 30 Sep 1831
 2.Mary Jane Bowen+ b. c 1831, d. 14 Mar 1908
 3.Theodore Malliard Bowen24 b. 30 Mar 1834, d. 3 Aug 1834
 4.Albert James Bowen25 b. 2 Oct 1835, d. 31 Jan 1920
 5.Louis Malliard Bowen+26 b. c 1838, d. 14 Feb 1925
 6.Charles Henry Bowen+27 b. 10 Mar 1838, d. 10 Apr 1916
 7.Arathiene Hancock Bowen+1 b. 1842, d. 9 Aug 1928
 8.Caroline Bennett Bowen b. c 1845, d. 12 Dec 1908

Citations

  1. [S43] 1880 US Federal Census Record.
  2. [S187] Sheppard Papers;, Bowen file - source of middle name.
  3. [S106] Death Certificate.
  4. [S136] Unknown author, Broad St. Presby Ch. Cemetery.
  5. [S187] Sheppard Papers;.
  6. [S61] Newspaper notice, Death notice of James B. Bowen, Bridgeton Evening News, 29 September 1886, genealogybank.com. Gives date of birth as April 20, 1805.
  7. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of son James B. Bowen.
  8. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of son James B. Bowen.
  9. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index, 2/5/2003.
  10. [S106] Death Certificate, At age 82, of heart disease. Isaac McPherson, undertaker, T. J. Smith, medical attendant. Parent were Dan and Letitia Bowen, both born in U.S. He was born in Greenwich, Cumberland Co. Burial at Presb.
  11. [S136] Unknown author, Broad St. Presby Ch. Cemetery, via Jeanne Montana (e-mail address) from records at the Cumberland Co. Historical Society. Also observed and photographed for my collection.
  12. [S136] Unknown author, Broad St. Presby Ch. Cemetery, via Jeanne Montana (e-mail address) from records at the Cumberland Co. Historical Society.
  13. [S156] Unknown author, NJ Archives Calendar of Wills, Last Will and Probate of James B. Bowen. NJ Archives Cumberland Co. Wills 4561F.
  14. [S198] Unknown author, Cumberland Co. Historical Society files, Handwritten notes in file. Source undetermined.
  15. [S41] 1850 US Federal Census Record, Deerfield Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ 28 Sep 1850. 104/114. James B. Bowen, 45, farmer, Mary, 46, Mary T.(?), 19, Albert, 15, Charles, 13, Lewis, 11, Arathins(?), 8, Caroline, 6. All children are attending school. All born in New Jersey. They live 12 doors down from David and Esther(Bowen) Padgett, the daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Ireland) Bowen. (via email from Jeanne Montana e-mail address).
  16. [S114] 1830 US Federal Census Record, p. 422A on digital microfilm CD. One male under 5, one male 20-30, one female 20-30.
  17. [S190] 1840 Census Record, p. 133. James Bowen, 2 males under 5, 1 male 30-40, 1female 5-10, 1 female 30-40.
  18. [S41] 1850 US Federal Census Record, Digital microfilm M432-446, p. 226B. Deerfield Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ 28 Sep 1850. 104/114. James B. Bowen, 45, farmer, Mary, 46, Mary T.(?), 19, Albert, 15, Charles, 13, Lewis, 11, Arathins(?), 8, Caroline, 6. All children are attending school. All born in New Jersey. They live 12 doors down from David and Esther(Bowen) Padgett, the daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Ireland) Bowen. (via email from Jeanne Montana e-mail address).
  19. [S195] 1855 New Jersey State Census, Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. James B. Bowen. 4 native white males and 4 native white females. 1 male is 5-16. 2 females are 5-16.
  20. [S40] 1860 US Federal Census, James B. Bowen, 54, farmer, real estate value $3500, personal property $600, Mary, wife, 55, Mary J., 29, domestic, Albert J., farm laborer, Louis M., 20, farm laborer, Catharine, 17, domestic, Caroline, 15, domestic. Digital microfilm page 593, House #1678, family#1660.
  21. [S52] 1870 US Federal Census Record, James Bowen, 64, farmer, real estate value $5,000, personal property value $1,000, Mary, 64, keeping house, Mary, 36, Artheen, 25, Caroline, 32, Lewis, 32, farmer, Jane, 34, keeping house, Caroline, 4. Film M593-859, frames 321A-321B, House#83, Family #82, page 11.
  22. [S43] 1880 US Federal Census Record, James B. Bowen, 75, retired farmer, Mary, wife, 75, keeping house, Arathina H., 32, single, daughter, at home, Caroline B., 29, single, at home, William S., 9, grandson, at home. Home#132, family 3150, ED82, page 13. All born NJ, with parents born in NJ.
  23. [S110] Unknown record type, unknown location, unknown record info, James B. Bowen, over 60, Mary Bowen, over 60, Arethene Bowen, 20-60, Caroline B. Bowen, 20-60, William S. Bowen, 5-20. House #311, Family #365.
  24. [S187] Sheppard Papers;, Bowen file.
  25. [S40] 1860 US Federal Census.
  26. [S52] 1870 US Federal Census Record.
  27. [S40] 1860 US Federal Census, Deerfield Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ 28 Sep 1850. 104/114. James B. Bowen, 45, farmer, Mary, 46, Mary T.(?), 19, Albert, 15, Charles, 13, Lewis, 11, Arathins(?), 8, Caroline, 6. All children are attending school. All born in New Jersey. They live 12 doors down from David and Esther(Bowen) Padgett, the daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Ireland) Bowen. (via email from Jeanne Montana e-mail address).

James Bennett Bowen Jr.1

M, b. 5 March 1830, d. 30 September 1831
Last Edited3 Jun 2000
Birth*5 March 1830James Bennett Bowen Jr. was born on 5 March 1830 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 
He was the son of James Bennett Bowen and Mary J. Wallen.1 
Death*30 September 1831James Bennett Bowen Jr. died on 30 September 1831 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey, at age 1.1 

Citations

  1. [S187] Sheppard Papers;, Bowen file.

James Franklin Bowen

M, b. 25 June 1896, d. 30 December 1965
James F. Bowen
James F. Bowen christening photo 1896
Last Edited20 Aug 2014
Birth*25 June 1896James Franklin Bowen was born on 25 June 1896 at Harmony, Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1,2 
He was the son of William Stites Bowen and Mary Olivia Harris.3,4 
Marriage*13 January 1917James Franklin Bowen married Helen Pearl Venable Woodlin, daughter of Harry Linford Woodlin and Harriet Hummel Venable, on 13 January 1917 at 1st M. P. Church, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.3,5 
Death*30 December 1965James Franklin Bowen died on 30 December 1965 at Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey, at age 69.6 
Burial*2 January 1966He was buried on 2 January 1966 at Leesburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey.4 
Name Variation18 June 1900 As of 18 June 1900, James Franklin Bowen was also known as J. Franklin Bowen.7 
(Witness) Event-Misc26 October 1916He was a witness when Arathiene Hancock Bowen was signed Declaration for Widow's Pension. on 26 October 1916 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.8 
Residence13 January 1917James Franklin Bowen lived on 13 January 1917 at Rosenhayn Av, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.3 
Occupation*13 January 1917He was farmer on 13 January 1917 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.9 
Event-Misc*5 June 1918He was WWI Draft Registration. James Franklin Bowen , age 21, 63 North St., Bridgeton, NJ. Born June 25, 1896 in Harmony, NJ. Father born in Bridgeton. Employed at Ferracute Machine Co., Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ. Nearest relative Helen Bowen also of 63 North St., Bridgeton, NJ. James has blues eyes and light brown hair. Date Jun 5, 1918. on 5 June 1918 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.2
Occupation5 June 1918He was (an unknown value) on 5 June 1918 at Ferracute Machine Co., Commerce St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.2 
Residence5 June 1918He lived on 5 June 1918 at 63 North St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.2 
OccupationJanuary 1920He was mechanic in January 1920 at a canning factory, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.10 
(Witness) Will8 May 1920He witnessed the will of Arathiene Hancock Bowen on 8 May 1920 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey; Will of Arathene H. Shaw, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., Will F4123. Written 8 May 1920, proven 30 Aug 1928. She wills everything to her beloved grand-son James Franklin Bowen. Signed by Arathene H. Shaw. Clement Lockman, H. Byron Lore. James Franklin Bowen executor.11 
Name Variation9 August 1928 As of 9 August 1928, James Franklin Bowen was also known as Frank Bowen.12 
Residence9 August 1928He lived on 9 August 1928 at #4 Mt. Vernon St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.13 
(Witness) Death9 August 1928He witnessed the death of Arathiene Hancock Bowen on 9 August 1928 at Residence of Mrs. Maggie O. Hewitt, 176 N. Pearl St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey; Arathiene H. Shaw Bowen, widow, died Aug. 9, 1928 of valvular heart disease, at age 85. Death occurred at 176 N. Pearl St., Bridgeton. She was born in New Jersey on Sept 27, 1842 to Mary Wallen and James B. Bowen, also born in New Jersey. Frank Bowen of #4 Mt. Vernon St was the informant. Dr. was E.S. Garrison, Undertaker W. F. Garrison. Burial Aug. 12, 1928 at Broad St. Cemetery.
Obituary in Bridgeton Evening News Aug. 10 1928. SHAW -- In Bridgeton, NJ., Aug 9th, 1928, Arathlene H., widow of Thomas B. Shaw, age 85 years.
Relatives and friends and Ladies of the G.A.R. are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of Mrs. Maggie O. Hewitt, No. 176 N. Pearl St., on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12, 1928, at 2 o'clock. Interment at Broad St. Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday evening from 7 to 8 o'clock.14,15,16,8,17 
(Witness) Probate30 August 1928James Franklin Bowen witnessed the probate of the estate of Arathiene Hancock Bowen on 30 August 1928 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.11 
Address*15 April 1930 As of 15 April 1930, James Franklin Bowen lived at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey; railroad brakeman.18 
Residence*23 October 1935He lived on 23 October 1935 at 186 N. Laurel St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.19 
(Witness) Death23 October 1935He witnessed the death of Mary Olivia Harris on 23 October 1935 at the home of Frank Bowen, 186 N. Laurel St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey; Mrs. Mary Olivia Bowen, widow of the late William S. Bowen, passed away at the home of her son, Frank Bowen, Laurel Street, Bridgeton, last Wednesday morning. The deceased was a sister of Clinton T. Harris of East Broadway, Salem, with whom she made her home until a few months ago. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon with interment at East View Cemetery, Salem.20,21,19 
Residencecirca 1940James Franklin Bowen lived circa 1940 at Sinnickson St., Salem, Salem Co., New Jersey; may have only been there for the summer. Elizabeth never attended school there. Neighbors were black family named Green.22 
Event-Misc26 April 1942He was (an unknown value) on 26 April 1942 at Armory, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.23 
Residence26 April 1942He lived on 26 April 1942 at 71 S. Pearl St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co..23 
Residence29 March 1944He lived on 29 March 1944 at 155 Irving Ave., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey; this date must have been right about the time of the move to Irving Ave since James reported the move to the Draft Board.23 
Occupationbefore 30 December 1965He was taxi dispatcher before 30 December 1965 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.4 

Census Data

DateLocationDetail
18 June 1900Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Franklin Bowen appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 in the household of William Stites Bowen and Mary Olivia Harris at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.24,25
6 June 1905Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Franklin Bowen appeared on the census of 6 June 1905 in the household of William Stites Bowen and Mary Olivia Harris at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.26
between 14 May 1910 and 16 May 1910Hopewell Twp., New JerseyJames Franklin Bowen appeared on the census of between 14 May 1910 and 16 May 1910 in the household of William Stites Bowen and Mary Olivia Harris at Hopewell Twp., New Jersey.27
9 January 1920Bridgeton, New JerseyJames Franklin Bowen appeared on the census of 9 January 1920 at Bridgeton, New Jersey; Franklin J. Bowen, head of household, age 24, mechanic at the can factory, Helen, wife 25, daughter Vera, 2/3.28
15 April 1930Bridgeton, New JerseyHe and Helen Pearl Venable Woodlin appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Bridgeton, New Jersey; Elizabeth Bowen Howey remembers a Crosby radio that was cabinet size. She says father lost his job as a railroad brakeman during the Great Depression.29
26 June 1940Bridgeton, New JerseyJames Franklin Bowen appeared on the census of 26 June 1940 at Bridgeton, New Jersey.30

Family

Helen Pearl Venable Woodlin b. 28 April 1894, d. 9 July 1973
Marriage*13 January 1917He married Helen Pearl Venable Woodlin, daughter of Harry Linford Woodlin and Harriet Hummel Venable, on 13 January 1917 at 1st M. P. Church, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.3,5 
Children 1.Doris Pauline Bowen31,32 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 24 Jan 1919
 2.Vera Pearl Bowen+ b. 6 Mar 1919, d. 20 Nov 1994
 3.Helen Jean Bowen+ b. 10 Jan 1924, d. 3 Aug 1960
 4.Elizabeth Hancock Bowen+
 5.Virginia Thompson Bowen+ b. 1 Sep 1931, d. 23 Feb 1996
 6.Patricia Ann Bowen

Citations

  1. [S107] Birth Certificate, Birth record of unnamed white male child to Wm. S. Bowen and M. Olivia Harris 6-25-1896 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ. NJ State Archives Birth Record Microfilm, 1896, certificate B68.
  2. [S372] Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration., Draft board 1, Roll 1711993, 2846, number 34.
  3. [S90] Unknown author, Marriage Certificate, New Jersey Archives marriages certificates, film no. 342: BIN-COH, certificate #576. J. Franklin Bowen, farming, 18, son of Wm. S. Bowen and Olivia Harris marries Hellen V. Woodlin, 22, daughter of Harry Woodlin and Harriet Venable. Both are residents of Bridgeton. First marriage of both. Marriage performed by W. D. Leultz, pastor of 1st M. P. Church of Bridgeton. Date is Jan 13, 1917 at 8PM. Witnesses are Joseph and Ethel Chew. J. Franklin lives on Rosenhayn Ave. in Bridgeton and was born in Harmony, Cumberland Co. Helen lives at 63 North St., Bridgeton and was born in Bridgeton.
  4. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of J. Frank Bowen, NJ Dept of Vital Records. J. Frank Bowen died Dec 30, 1965 at Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co, age 69. He was born at RD Bridgeton, NJ on June 25, 1896. His usual place of residence was Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ. His parents were William S. Bowen and Olivia Harris. He was a retired taxi dispatcher. The informant was Mrs. Helen V. Bowen, his wife, also of Leesburg. Burial Leesburg Cemetery, Leesburg, NJ on Jan 2, 1966 by Nelson W. Laning, Funeral Director.
  5. [S111] Elizabeth Bowen Howey, Witnesses told to me by Mom.
  6. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of J. Frank Bowen, NJ Dept of Vital Records number 63079. J. Frank Bowen died Dec 30, 1965 at Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co, age 69. He was born at RD Bridgeton, NJ on June 25, 1896. His usual place of residence was Leesburg, Maurice River Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ. His parents were William S. Bowen and Olivia Harris. He was a retired taxi dispatcher. The informant was Mrs. Helen V. Bowen, his wife, also of Leesburg. Burial Leesburg Cemetery, Leesburg, NJ on Jan 2, 1966 by Nelson W. Laning, Funeral Director.
  7. [S65] 1900 US Federal Census Record, Digital microfilm T623-961, part 2, p. 15A, lines 21-23.
  8. [S347] Civil War Pension File, Thomas B. Shaw and Arathene H. Shaw, widow, Civil War Pension Application File WC828,943; Records of the Veterans Administration, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  9. [S90] Unknown author, Marriage Certificate, New Jersey Archives marriages certificates, film no. 342: BIN-COH, certificate #576. J. Franklin Bowen, farming, 18, son of Wm. S. Bowen and Ilivia Harris marries Hellen V. Woodlin, 22, daughter of Harry Woodlin and Harriet Venable. Both are residents of Bridgeton. First marriage of both. Marriage performed by W. D. Leultz, pastor of 1st M. P. Church of Bridgeton. Date is Jan 13, 1917 at 8PM. Witnesses are Joseph and Ethel Chew. J. Franklin lives on Rosenhayn Ave. in Bridgeton and was born in Harmony, Cumberland Co. Helen lives at 63 North St., Bridgeton and was born in Bridgeton.
  10. [S44] 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S349] Cumberland Co. NJ Will Microfilms unknown file number, Will of Arathene H. Shaw, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., Will F4123. Written 8 May 1920, proven 30 Aug 1928.
  12. [S106] Death Certificate, Certificate of grandmother Arathene H. Bowen Shaw informant listed as Frank Bowen.
  13. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of grandmother Arathene H. Bowen Shaw list Frank Bowen as informant at #4 Mt. Vernon St.
  14. [S61] Newspaper notice, Obituary in Bridgeton Evening News Aug. 10 1928. SHAW -- In Bridgeton, NJ., Aug 9th, 1928, Arathlene H., widow of Thomas B. Shaw, age 85 years.
    Relatives and friends and Ladies of the G.A.R. are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of Mrs. Maggie O. Hewitt, No. 176 N. Pearl St., on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12, 1928, at 2 o'clock. Interment at Broad St. Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday evening from 7 to 8 o'clock.
  15. [S106] Death Certificate.
  16. [S136] Unknown author, Broad St. Presby Ch. Cemetery, Stone lists year as 1928.
  17. [S68] Funeral Home Notice, Funeral card in possessions of Francis Turner Williams and shared by Bob and Sharon Williams.
    Yourself and family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of Arathene H. Shaw from the residence of Margaret C. Hewitt, 176 N. Pearl St. on Sunday Aug 12 1928. Meet at the house at 2PM. Services at residence. Interment at Broad St. Cemetery. William F Garrison, Undertaker. 319 North Laurel Street, Bridgeton, N.J.
  18. [S258] 1930 United States Federal Census, J. Frank Bowen household, T626-1326, ED 6-13, sheet 15B, lines 88-92, Bridgeton 5th Ward. J. Frank Bowen, 33, first married at age 20, railroad brakeman, wife Helen, 35, first married at age 22, daughters Vera, 11, Jean, 6, Elizabeth, age 2 4/12. All born NJ with parents born NJ. House is rented, $14 per month, own a radio.
  19. [S106] Death Certificate, Death record of Mary Olivia Bowen, NJ Archives Death Certificates microfilm 1935, roll 768. Mary Olivia Bowen, 76, of 186 N. Laurel St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., NJ died Oct. 23 1935. She was the widow of William S. Bowen. Father Benjamin S.[sic] Harris and mother Rebecca Torbert. Informant James F. Bowen of the same address. Burial at East View Cem. Salem, NJ Oct 25, 1935. Causes of death valvular heart disease, arteriosclerosis, endarteritis. Funeral director W. F. Garrison, Bridgeton. Certificate received Oct. 25 1935.
  20. [S111] Elizabeth Bowen Howey, Personal recollection that she died when Elizabeth was in the second grade. Death due to gangrene related to diabetes.
  21. [S61] Newspaper notice, Salem Newspaper copy in Salem Co. Historical Society Scrapbook #21:9. Date of notice 10-30-1935.
  22. [S111] Elizabeth Bowen Howey, 2 July 2003.
  23. [S389] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942, James Franklin Bowen
    71 S. Pearl St., Bridgeton, Cumb., NJ
    Telephone (N) 1157, Bridgeton Exchange
    Age 45, born in Harmony (Cumb), NJ
    Birth Date June 25, 1896
    Person who will always know address - Helen V. Bowen
    Employer Wm. T. Barker (Trustees of First Pres. Church
    Employer address N. Laurel St., Bridgeton, Cumb. NJ
    Height 5' 4", weight 142, white, blue eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion
    Tattoo on arm (right)
    Added note to U-2276 indicates change of address for James Franklin Bowen dated March 29th, 1944
    From: 71 South Pearl St., Bridgeton, New Jersey
    To: 155 Irving Ave., Bridgeton, New Jersey.
  24. [S65] 1900 US Federal Census Record, District 6, Ed 132, Sheet 15, home #322, family #329. William S. Bowen, born Oct 1868, age 31, a miller, married 7 years to M. Olivia Bowen, born Aug 1859, age 40 with one child, one living, J. Franklin, born June 1896.
  25. [S65] 1900 US Federal Census Record, Digital microfilm T623-961, part 2, p. 15A, lines 21-23. William S. Bowen household, 1900 US Federal Census, Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., NJ, District 6, Ed 132, Sheet 15, home #322, family #329. William S. Bowen, born Oct 1868, age 31, a miller, married 7 years to M. Olivia Bowen, born Aug 1859, age 40 with one child, one living, J. Franklin, born June 1896.
  26. [S64] Unknown record type, unknown location, unknown record info, William S. Bowen, born Oct. 1870, age 34, lives on a rented farm with Olivia, born Aug 1859, age 45, Frank, born June 1896, age 8, and Howard Venable, born Sept. 1889, age 15. Hopewell Twp., NJ, sheet #4 home #88, family #92.
  27. [S60] 1910 United States Federal Census, Digital microfilm T624-875, Cumberland Co., Hopewell Twp., part 1, page 302A, ED 112, sheet 16A, lines 1-4
    William S. Bowen, 39, farmer, born NJ, parents born NJ. Wife Olivia Bowen, 49, no occupation, born NJ, parents born NJ. Son J. Franklin 13, born NJ, parents born NJ. Arnold Emburg, 30, Hired Man, single, born Finland, both parents born in Finland. Arnold is a farm laborer and an alien. Farm is rented, it is a general farm.
  28. [S44] 1920 United States Federal Census, 5th Ward Bridgeton City, District 202. ED# 140, sheet 3. Page 4, House 48, Family 48. Franklin J. Bowen, head of household, age 24, mechanic at the can factory, Helen, wife, 25, daughter Vera, 2/3.
  29. [S258] 1930 United States Federal Census, J. Frank Bowen household, 1930 US Federal Census, population schedule, T626-1326, ED 6-13, sheet 15B, lines 88-92, Bridgeton 5th Ward. J. Frank Bowen, 33, first married at age 20, railroad brakeman, wife Helen, 35, first married at age 22, daughters Vera, 11, Jean, 6, Elizabeth, age 2 4/12. All born NJ with parents born NJ. House is rented, $14 per month, own a radio.
  30. [S570] 1940 United States Federal Census, Frank Bowen household, 1940 US Federal Census, population schedule, Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey, ED 6-3, p. 10-B.
    Frank Bowen, 44, Janitor, Church
    Helen, 46
    Vera, 21, sorter, can house
    Jean, 16, new worker
    Elizabeth, 12
    Virginia, 8
    Patricia, 6
    All born in New Jersey.
  31. [S106] Death Certificate, Death certificate of Doris Pauline Bowen, New Jersey State Archives, 1919. Doris Pauline Bowen, single white female, age 1 yr 6 mo 9 days, daughter of J. Franklin Bowen and Helen V. Woodlin. Doris was born in Bridgeton, her parents both born New Jersey. Informant is Mrs. Harry Woodlin. Death took place at 63 North St., Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., NJ on 24 Jan 1919. Cause of death was grippe with bronchial pneumonia, duration on 7 days. Burial at Overlook Cemetery, Jan 25, 1919. Undertaker W. F. Garrison. Files Jan 25, 1919.
  32. [S107] Birth Certificate, Birth certificate of Unnamed daugher of James F. Bowen and Helen V. Woodlin, July 15, 1917. NJ Archives 1917.

Jane Bowen1

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Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Jane Bowen was the daughter of Smith Bowen and Jane Potter.1 
Marriage*5 May 1819Jane Bowen married John Buck on 5 May 1819 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 
Married NameHer married name was Buck.1 

Family

John Buck
Child 1.Martha H. Buck1

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Jane Bowen1

F, b. 1798, d. 23 March 1826
Last Edited3 Jun 2000
Birth*1798Jane Bowen was born in 1798.1 
She was the daughter of Dan Bowen Jr. and Letitia Bennett.1 
Death*23 March 1826Jane Bowen died on 23 March 1826.1 
Burial*after 23 March 1826She was buried after 23 March 1826 at Old Presbyterian Burying Ground, Greenwich, Greenwich Twp., Cumberland Co., New Jersey.2 

Citations

  1. [S142] Compiler H. Stanley Craig, Cumberland Co. Genealogical Data, p. 20. Jane, daughter of Dan and Letitia.
  2. [S89] Unknown author, Gravestone, Our sister Jane Bowen , daughter of Dan and Letitia departed this life Mar. 23, 1826 Aged 28 years. Old section of cemetery across road. Section 5 lot 0.

Jeremiah Bowen1

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Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Jeremiah Bowen was the son of Seth (Col) Bowen and Charity Billins.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.

Jerial Bowen1

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Last Edited23 Oct 1999
Jerial Bowen was the son of Enoch Bowen.1 
Marriage*Jerial Bowen married Jerushe Helton.1 
Note*REF: Gen. Data from Cumberland Co., NJ Wills by H. S. Craig-Enoch Bowen.1 

Citations

  1. [S19] e-mail address.