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John Bowker

Birth
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 Aug 1721 (aged 69–70)
Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 138637615 View Source
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John Bowker, born 1651, d. August 27, 1721, in Marlborough, probably son of Edward [Edmund] Bowker of Dorchester, Mass [p. 69, Ward], [p. 345, Marl.VitalRec.]

Resident in Marlborough, Mass

Parents:
Edmund Bouker, b. abt. 1620, England, of Dorchester, d. March 1666, [p. 297, Vital Rec. Sudbury], Sudbury, Mass. Drowned, Fell out of a canoe,

Mary Potter, b. abt. 1625, England

Spouse:
Mary How / Howe, b. June 29, 1659, in Watertown, Mass, d. 29 Sept 1723 [p. 345, Marl.Vit.Rec.], m. 8 January 1678, [pp.236, 269, Marl.Vit.Rec.] Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass. [p.69, Ward]

Children:
-- John, b. Sept. 1679, [p.33,Marl.Vit.Rec.], m. Ruth Howe, b. 6 Jan 1684, [p.103, Marl.Vit.Rec.], in Marlborough, Mass, [parents: Josiah Howe (ca 1650-ca 1711) & Mary Haynes], (ca 1647-23 Feb 1717/8). Ruth’s second husband was a Mr Cloyes.

-- Martha Bouker, [twin] b. March 6, 1685, [p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.], d. 28 May 1735, [p. 359, Marl.Vit.Rec.], m. Nov. 30, 1704, [p.226, Marl.Vit.Rec.][p.252, Marl.Vit.Rec.], [p.23, Forbes] John Forbush, b. 1681, [p. 20,Forbes]

-- Mary Bowker, [twin] b. March 6, 1685, [p.33, Marl. Vit.Rec.], m. John Gates b. 9 April 1678, Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass., d. 19 Sept 1747, Stow, Middlessex, Mass.

-- Asah,[Asa] b. Nov 22, 1691,[p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.], m. Feb 28, 1718, [p.226, Marl.Vit.Rec.], Martha Eager.

-- Ezekiel Bouker, b. Nov. 5, 1693, [p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.], d. poss. Nov. 24, 1744 [p. 345, Marl.Vit.Rec.], m. June 24, 1733, [p.226, Marl.Vit.Rec.], Abigail Rice.

-- infant, s. John and Mary, Dec. 19, 1695. Stillborn. [p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.]

-- infant, 6th s. John and Mary, March 25, 1698. Died in the birth. [p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.]

-- Hannah, b. Sept. 21, 1699,[p.33,Marl.Vit.Rec.], d. March 11, 1750, age. 52, [p.367, Marl.Vit.Rec.]. M. Dec. 6, 1721, [p.268, Marl.Vit.Rec.] Gershom Howe., b. Sept 8, 1694, [p.99, Marl.Vit.Rec.], Marlborough, Mass, d. Oct 28, Marlborough, Mass. [p.367, Marl.Vit.Rec.]

-- Mary Bowker, Born on 21 Sep 1699 in Marlboro, Mass, m.on 10 Dec 1718 when Mary was 19, to Joseph Ramsdell, [parents: Daniel Ramsdell (14 Sep 1649-12 Mar 1722) & Hannah Caswell (14 Jul 1661-)], in the Second Church of Scituate, to Joseph Ramsell, b. 15 Aug 1693 in Plymouth, Mass., d. in Hanover, MA, on 24 Aug 1788; he was 95.

-- Rachel, b. Sept. 9, 1702,[p.33, Marl.Vit.Rec.], d. 12 April 1754. Never married. She gave by will a Silver Tankard to the Church in Marlborough, Mass., worth £12.

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Sources:

pp.68-69, The William Ward Genealogy The History Of The Descendants Of William Ward Of Sudbury, Mass. 1738-1925, By Charles Martyn Pub. 1925, by Charles Martyn (highlights added by John G.D. Beardsley July 2015), Published 1925

p. 33, in, Marlborough Births, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
Births:
'Asah, s. John and Mary, Nov. 22, 1691','Ezekiel, s. John and Mary, Nov. 5, 1693', 'Hannah, d. John and Mary, Sept. 21, 1699', '[Boucker, m.r.], John, s. John and Mary, Sept. — , 1679.',
'Martha, [twin] d. John and Mary, March 6, 685-86.,
'Mary, [twin] d. John and Mary, March 6, 1685', 'Rachel, d. John and Mary, Sept. 9, 1702', 'infant, s. John and Mary, Dec. 19, 1695. Stillborn.',
'infant, 6th s. John and Mary, March 25, 1698. Died in the birth.',

p. 20, in, Forbes and Forbush genealogy. The descendants of Daniel Forbush, who came from Scotland about the year 1655 and settled in Marlborough, Mass., in 1675, Published 1892 in [Chicago].
Birth & Marriage:
John Forbush, Martha Bowker

p.23
Forbes and Forbush genealogy. The descendants of Daniel Forbush, who came from Scotland about the year 1655 and settled in Marlborough, Mass., in 1675.
Published 1892 in [Chicago].

p. 99,
Birth - Gershom [How], s. Elliezer and Hannah, Sept 8, 1694, in, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.

p. 268,
Marlborough Marriages, in, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
'Gershom and Hannah Boucker, Dec. 6, 1721.'

p. 226,
in Marlborough Marriages, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
'BOWKER (see Boucker, Bouker), Asa and Martha Eger, Feb. 28 [26, c.r.], 1717-18.'
Bouker, Ezekiel and Abigail Rice, Jan. 24, 1732-3. [also p. 300]

p. 103, pp. 236, 269
in, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
birth - oarents: Josiah Howe (ca 1650-ca 1711) & Mary Haynes
Marriage -
'BUNKER [?], John and Mary How, Jan. 8, 1678. m.r.'

[p.252, Marl.Vit.Rec.], in Marlborough Marriages, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
John Forbush & Mary Bouker

Deaths:
p. 297, Vital records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, by Sudbury (Mass. : Town); New England Historic Genealogical Society, Published 1903, Publisher Boston : New-England Historic Genealogical Society, at the charge of the Eddy Town-Record Fund
'BOUCKER (see Bouker, Bowker), Edmend drowned, Mar. — ,
— 1706. fell out of a canoe, [hand copy]'

'BOUKER (see Boucker, Bowker), Edmund, Mar, — , 1666. m.r.'

p. 345,
in Marlborough Deaths, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass,
'BOWKER (see Bouker), Insign John, Aug. 27, 1721, a. 74.
'Mary, w. Insign John, Sept. 29, 1723.',
Bouker, Mr. Ezekiel, Nov. 24, 144 [a. 50 G.S.]

p. 359,
in, Marlborough Deaths, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.
'FORBUSH (see Farabush, Forbysh), Martha [(Bowker), w.], wid. John, May 28, 1735'

p. 367,
Ensign Gershom, Oct 28, 1738, [in his 45th year, G.S.]
Hannah [How], w. Ensign Gershom, March 12, 1750, in her 52nd year. GS.I., in, Vital Records of Marlborough, Middlesex, Mass.


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