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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

1667 :: Marriage of Elizabeth Frost and William Gowen


On this date in our family history . . . the 14th day of May . . . in the year 1667 . . . Elizabeth Frost marries William Gowen in Kittery, York County, Maine . . . this William Gowen (sometimes called Smith) is one of the Scottish prisoners captured in the Battle of Dunbar and exiled to America . . . and this Elizabeth and Williams are 9th great-grandparents of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .


4 comments:

Heather Rojo said...

Vickie, have you seen the new blog "Scottish Prisoners of War"? http://scottishprisonersofwar.com/ The author is also looking for descendants of these prisoners for a Yahoo group, and you can sign up as a contact person for GOWEN.

Vickie Everhart said...

Good morning, cousin Heather . . . thanks for commenting on this . . . I have had this Grandpa Gowen in my tree for a while but had not thoroughly researched him . . . just found the connection to The Unity yesterday . . . and while "Googling" around I saw the post about the Scottish prisoners of war on your site . . . and found the facebook page . . . and joined the Yahoo group . . . definitely have a lot more reading to do on this newest "discovery!"

BeNotForgot said...

See also . . . http://writingtodistraction.blogspot.com/2011/03/colonial-research-trip-in-maine.html . . .

BeNotForgot said...


WILLIAM GOWEN ca 1634-1686
&1667 ELIZABETH FROST 1640-ca 1733
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NICHOLAS GOWEN ca 1667-ca 1742
&ca 1694 ABIGAIL HODSDON ca 1664-ca 1742
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ABIGAIL GOWEN 1695-ca 1742
&1713 MILES THOMPSON 1689-ca 1768
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MIRIAM THOMPSON 1723-1810
&1745 JOHN BRACKETT 1720-1814
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MIRIAM BRACKETT 1758-1836
&1778 MORRELL HOBBS 1753-1826
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HENRY HOBBS ca 1786-1864
&ca 1805 JERUSHA LAKIN ca 1786-1850
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JERUSHA LAKIN HOBBS 1810-/1870
&1831 TIMOTHY BARKER 1809-1870/
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JERUSHA MARILLA BARKER 1841-1899
&1857 ATWOOD FRANK SMITH 1837-1907
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THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
&1894 EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
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ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
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Mother of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
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Keeper

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