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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 . . . 







5 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...


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

Sally Nelson said...

William Gowen alias Smith and Elizabeth Frost are also my ancestors as are their children Nicholas and Margaret. Nicholas m Abigail Hodsdon and their dau Margaret (1699-1775) m Abraham Lord, son of Nathan and Martha (Tozier), 10 Apr 1717 in Kittery. Their son Abraham, b abt 1722, m Phebe Heard. Their son Jacob Lord m Mary Huntress, dau of Darling Huntress and Love Hearl.Their dau Mary (Polly) Lord m Maturin Abbot. They are my 4th gr grandparents.

Margaret Gowen, dau of William and Elizabeth (Frost) Gowen, m Daniel Emery, son of James and Elizabeth, on 17 Mar 1695 in Kittery. They had 10 ch, inc Simon, b Berwick 1702, and Joshua, b Berwick 1715. Simon m Martha Lord, dau of Nathan and Margaret (Hearl) Lord, 21 Oct 1725 in Berwick, Joshua m Adah Tidy, dau of John and Hannah (Morrell) Tidy, about 1758. About 1758, Simon's son John, b Kittery 1734, married Adah, dau of Joshua. Their dau Mary (Polly) Emery m Elijah Blaisdell, son of Daniel Blaisdell and Mary Allen, 11 Dec 1788 in York. They are my 3rd great grandparents.

BeNotForgot said...

Good morning, cousin Sally . . . glad you stopped by for a visit with our ancestors, and took the time to share your double connection . . . we also have a few like that in our New England branches . . .

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