William Bowles of Eramosa's Family tree
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William Bowles of Eramosa's Family tree


William Bowles195 b. 1779 to 1791 Somersetshire, England (father: George)
(60 in 1851 census; 90 in 1871 census; 95 in death record in Dec. 1874)
m. in England before 1810 and wife died before 1851 (William is a widower in the 1851 census)
 
1.  Margaret Elizabeth374  b. Jan. 6, 1810 England
     m. William Scarrow (b. Mar. 31, 1805 Freckenham, Suffolk, England; James, Mary Jarvis)
                                    Feb. 19, 1839 Eramosa twp.
            (marriage register of Rev. Black, Niagara/Gore District)
            1.1  James Scarrow b. Nov. 21, 1842 Ont.
                        m.  Emma (b. Jan.9, 1842 Ont.)
                                    Children: Maggie (1871), Emma (1878), Phylander (1875)
 
            1.2  William Bowles Scarrow
 
            1.3  Josiah Scarrow b. Sept. 16, 1844 Ont.
            (possibly same Josiah Scarrow as one living in Sullivan twp., Grey co. in 1901 census)
            (if so: married Mary, children: Maria, James, Emma, Josiah, Norman, Lawrence, Margaret)
 
            1.4  Mary Scarrow
 
            1.5  John Scarrow
 
            1.6  David Leroy b. Oct. 9, 1850
                        m. Lydia (b. Sept. 15, 1856 Ont.)
                            Children: Mabel (1881), Winfield (1882), Josiah (1886), Howard (1890), Raymond (1892)
                         
     Elizabeth d. Sept. 22, 1852
     William d. Apr. 29, 1884 Eramosa
 
2.  William Bowles225 b. ~ 1811 Salisbury, England (age 40 in 1851 census, 60 in 1871 census)
     m.(1) Mary (b. ~1825) ~ 1847
 
    2.1  William230 b. ~1848 Ontario
           m.(1) Christina Munroe (b. ~1847, Scotland) ~ 1875
                        2.1.1  Thomas231   b. Feb. 5, 1876 Ontario
                        2.1.2  Anna Helena232  b. May 9, 1877 (1878 in 1901 census)Eramosa
                        2.1.3  Mabel233  b. Dec. 13, 1878 Eramosa, Ont.
  (Mother’s name given as Jenny Munro?)
                                    Mabel d. 1902
                        2.1.4  James Albert234  b. Feb. 25, 1880 Eramosa
                        2.1.5  Joseph b. Oct. 28, 1882 Ont.
                        2.1.6  Emma b. Mar. 25, 1884 Ont.
                        2.1.7  Norman b. Sept. 28, 1885 Ont.
                        2.1.8  Roy b. Mar. 31, 1891 Ont.
            Christina d. 1889 Eramosa
            m.(2)  Sarah Maddock (b. 1856) Dec. 29, 1890 Eramosa
            Sarah d. 1900 Eramosa
                    William d. 1941 Eramosa
 
                    1881 Census
1901 Census
 
              2.2  Thomas364 b. ~ 1851
             m. Julia Augusta Fruere (b. June 10, 1850 Eramosa; Andrew, Ann Jane)
June 17, 1868 Eramosa
                        2.2.1  Marcus367  b. Oct. 1869 (Nov. 30, 1868 in 1901 Census) Ont.
                                    m. Nellie Brydon (b. Jan. 1, 1880 Ont.) ~ 1900
                                    2.2.1.1  Thomas Hewitson386 b. Aug. 14, 1901
                                    2.2.1.2  Alexander Wilford387 b. June 10, 1903
                                    2.2.1.3  John Edward388 b. Feb. 17, 1904
                                    2.2.1.4  Bertha Eliza Christine389 b. Feb. 2, 1907
 
                                    1901 Census
 
                        2.2.2  Sarah Jane368  b. Oct. 7, 1870 (Oct. 6, 1872 in 1901 Census) Ont.
                                    m.  Robert Ellis Sewell (b. Nov. 30, 1870 Eng.) ~ 1895 Ont.
                                    2.2.2.1  Bertram A. Sewell b. Jan. 28, 1897 Ont.
                                    2.2.2.2  Minnie A. Sewell b. Apr. 28, 1900 Ont.
 
                                    1901 Census
 
                        2.2.3  William Herbert366  b. 1874
                                    d. Jan. 8, 1947 age 73 Eramosa
                                        2.2.4  Clara Maud365  b. Mar. 20, 1877 W. Garafraxa ref # 033469/77
                                                            d. May 30, 1882 W. Garafraxa  ref # 018657/82
                                      2.2.5  Emeline Jane378  b. Aug. 1878 Nassagaweya
                                                            d. Mar. 1, 1879 Nassagaweya  ref # 004673/79
                                        2.2.6  Frederick766 b. June 17, 1879 Douglas village, W. Garafraxa 
ref # 033835/79
                                                2.2.7  Fanny Safroni379  b. Sept. 20, 1881
                                                            d. June 7, 1882 W. Garafraxa  ref #018658/82
                                        2.2.8  Benjamin Honeywell763 b. May 4, 1884 Puslinch, Wellington co.
                                                                                                  ref. # 038545/84
        2.2.9  Clara Maud764 b. Sept. 20, 1886 Puslinch, Wellington co.
ref # 038976/86
2.2.10 Bertha b. Nov. 27, 1891 Ont.
                                 Thomas farmed Con. 8 Lot 3 of Puslinch in 1886
                                 Thomas d. Feb. 19, 1923 Eramosa
                         Julia d. Sept. 16, 1924
 
                          1871 Census
  1901 Census
 
     2.3  George226 b. ~ 1854 Ontario (16 in 1871 census)
The index to Wellington Marriages 1858-1869 lists George (b. Eramosa, age 21 in 1868) marrying Julia Fruere so perhaps George and Thomas are the same person.
 
Mary d. (or they may have just separated somehow; there is a Mary Bowles, 44, but born in Scotland living nearby at the John and Margaret Grieve household) in the 1871 census
 
William m.(2) Sarah Smith (b. ~ 1824 Salisbury, England; Thomas, ?) ~1856
 
     2.4  John373 b. ~ 1857 Ontario (13 in 1871 census)
                  d. Dec. 12, 1919 Eramosa
     2.5  Michael227 b. June 21, 1860
            m. Elizabeth (b. June 3, 1876 Ont.) ~ 1900
             1901 Census
     2.6  Fanny228 b. ~ 1862 Ont.
(8 in 1871 census, 30 in 1901 census; older census is probably correct)
            m. James Alexander (b. Sept. 20, 1856, Nichol Twp, Wellington Co, Ont) ~ 1893
                        they farmed Lot 6, Con 8 in Nichol twp.
2.6.1        Robina Sarah Alexander b. May 20, 1894 Eramosa twp.
m.  Percy Harper (b. 1886)
2.6.2   Annie Luella Alexander b. Aug. 19, 1899 Eramosa twp.
d. 1920 Hamilton, Ont. (age 20)
2.6.3   William Alexander b. 1902 Eramosa twp.
m. Elva Hamilton (b. 1901)
2.6.4   Robert Alexander b. Aug. 31, 1905
m. Ethel Howitt (b. 1905)
2.6.4.1  Jean Alexander b. 1934
2.6.4.2  Jimmy Alexander b. 1935
Ethel d. 1955
                James d. 1920 Nichol twp., Wellington co.
                Fanny d. 1946 (age 83)
 
     2.7  Maria229 b. ~ 1864 (6 in 1871 census)
 
     William d. Feb. 22, 1880 Eramosa (age 68)  ref # 017383/80
     Sarah d. Oct. 15,1902 age 78 Eramosa
 
1851 Census
1871 Census
1881 Census
1901 Census
 
        3.  Isabella375 b. 1814 England
             m.  Henry Scarrow (b. Oct. 26, 1815 Freckenham, Suffolk, England; James, Mary Jarvis)
                                                Apr. 3, 1838 Eramosa
                        (marriage register of Rev. Black, Niagara/Gore District)
 
      3.1    Morris Scarrow b. May 27, 1846 Ont.
        m. Mary Ann (b. Sept. 3, 1849 Ont.)
         3.1.1  Henry Scarrow b. ~1870 Ont.
         3.1.2  Jane Scarrow b. ~1871 Ont.
         3.1.3  Lucy Scarrow b. Apr. 24, 1873 Ont.
         3.1.4  John Scarrow b. ~ 1876 Ont.
         3.1.5  Edmund Scarrow b. Sept. 24, 1878 Ont.
         3.1.6  Susana Scarrow b.  Oct. 10, 1880 W. Garafraxa, Ont.
         3.1.7  Mary Scarrow b. Dec. 19, 1884 Ont.
         3.1.8  Harold Scarrow b. Dec. 9, 1892 Ont.
    
                       3.2  James Scarrow b. ~1847 Ont.
                              m. Elizabeth b. ~1846 Ireland
                               3.2.1  James Henry Scarrow b. ~1867 Ont.
                               3.2.2  Archibald Scarrow b. ~1869 Ont.
                               3.2.3  Thomas Scarrow b. ~1871 Ont.
                               3.2.4  David Scarrow b. ~1874 Ont.
                               3.2.5  Isabela Scarrow b. ~1876 Ont.
                               3.2.6  Isaac Scarrow b. ~1878 Ont.
                               3.2.7  Edward Scarrow b. ~1880 Ont.
 
                        3.3  Arthur Scarrow b. ~ 1848
 
                        3.4  Mary Jane Scarrow b. ~ 1851
 
        3.5  Isaac Scarrow b. ~1854 USA
 
                        3.6  David Scarrow b. ~ 1855
 
                        3.7  Agnes Scarrow b. ~ 1856
 
                        3.8  Annie Scarrow b. ~1861 Ont.
 
                        3.9  Matilda Scarrow b. ~1861 Ont. (twins?)
 
                        Isabella d. May 14, 1891
                        Henry d. Dec. 29, 1891 W. Garafraxa twp.
 
4.  John Bowles177 b. ~ 1816, England (age 35 in 1851 census, 53 in 1871 census)
     m. Mary Nixon (b. ~ 1820 to 25, Fermanagh, Ireland; age 25 in 1851 census, 50 in 1871)  
 
      4.1  Robert178 b. ~ 1842 Canada (age 8 in 1851 census)
 
      4.2  Jane Maria179 b. 1848 Ont. (age 2 in 1851 census; Aug. 15, 1851 in 1901 census)
                                             (older census is probably correct)
         m. Hezekiah Cheville of Derby, Ont.
                    (b. July 5, 1849, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England; Thomas, Martha Scarrow)
                                  Dec. 3, 1874 Eramosa (wit: George Bowles, Susan Smith) ref # 009281/74
         4.2.1  Eggie Cheville b. Sept. 22, 1877 Ont.
         4.2.2  John Cheville b. Apr. 7, 1880 Ont.
         4.2.3  Maggie M. Cheville b. Aug. 16, 1886 Ont.
         Hezekiah d. Aug. 11, 1925 Owen Sound, Ont.
         Jane d. Dec. 13, 1902 Tara twp
 
      4.3   Johnny180 b. ~ 1850 Canada (age 1 in 1851 census)
 
      4.4   George417 b. ~ 1857 (13 in 1871 census)
 
      4.5   Mary Anne416 b.  ~ 1858 (12 in 1871 census)
        m. Samuel Gingman Oct. 4, 1876 Arthur Village, Wellington co.
 
      4.6   William418 b. ~ 1861 (9 in 1871 census)
             
      4.7   Margaret415 b. ~ 1864 (6 in 1871 census)
 
 
     John d. March 23, 1873 Eramosa twp.
(Wellington Surrogate Court file #877 (2-29))
     Mary Nixon Bowles m.(2) John Macklin
 Mary d. Mar. 29, 1877 Eramosa
 
1851 Census
1871 Census
 
5.      Anna Maria376 
m. Silas Edwards of Guelph Apr. 3, 1838
(marriage register of Rev. Black, Niagara/Gore District)
 
6.      Hannah377 b. 1816 England
m. John Lowe (b. 1800 New Jersey, U.S.) Oct. 22, 1863 Eramosa
 
             Hannah and Anna Maria may be the same person.
 
William m.(2) Agnes Matthews (b. Scotland, 1818; Daniel, Ellen) Nov. 23, 1860 Eramosa
Agnes d. April 6, 1871 Guelph (consumption) age 53  ref # 016724/71
William d. Dec. 28, 1874 Eramosa age 95 ref #009009/75
 
1851 Census
1871 Census
 

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