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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 . . .


3 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 . . .

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