|Birth: ||1594, Wales|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1675|
Buried in Rehoboth on Feb 4,1674/5. He may be buried in Burial Hill.
Richard Bowen was perhaps born in Glamorganshire, Wales about 1594. His elaborate ancestry back several generations has been debunked (TAG, Vol 76, p.263ff), and his origins are largely unknown.
He arrived in America with his family about 1640, his name first appearing in Weymouth,MA 1642-1643. He soon removed to Rehoboth,MA, and was a signer of the Rehoboth Compact in 1644.
His first wife's name is unknown, but she was presumably the mother of all of his children. She likely died after arriving in America.
His second wife, married November 1648 in Weymouth,MA, was Elizabeth ____ Marsh, the widow of George Marsh of Hingham,MA.
Children(by first marriage): Alice Bowen Wheaton, William Bowen, Sarah Bowen Fuller, Ruth Bowen Kendrick, Obadiah Bowen, Richard Bowen Jr, and Thomas Bowen.
Elizabeth Key Marsh (____ - 1675)
Anna Bourne Bowen (1586 - 1648)*
Alice Bowen Wheaton (1620 - 1699)*
William Bowen (1622 - 1687)*
Sarah Bowen Fuller (1624 - 1676)*
Richard Bowen (1624 - 1722)*
Obadiah Bowen (1627 - 1710)*
Created by: Kevin Avery
Record added: Jan 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47003202
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