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Jonathan BOWERMAN

Male 1769 - 1857  (87 years)


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  • Name Jonathan BOWERMAN  [1
    Birth 1759  [2
    • The book "Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte" page 131 gives the dates of birth and death as "1759" and "1847".
    Mary Bowerman married Ezra Jennings as her second husband.
    Jonathan Bowerman, son of Ichabod Bowerman and Jane Richmond was born in 1759 and died in 1847.
    "Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte", page 131.
    Birth 18 Aug 1769  Dutchess County, New York, British Colonies in America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Born 18 Sep 1769  Dutchess County, New York, British Colonies in America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Land 1817  Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • He donated land for the Quaker Cemetery in Bloomfield, on plan 2, lot 95. "In the year 1817 John Bull and Jonathan Bowerman donated land to the Society [Society of Friends or Quakers] for the purpose of constructing facilities to satisfy the needs for a rapidly growing congregation. The 'Brick Meeting House' was used by the Orthodox Friends, who continued to hold services there until 1942."
    Land petition 9 Jul 1819  Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    the Second Heir & Devisee Commission 
    • He was petitioning for title to the land that he bought, that is,100 acres east half of lot 13 concession 2 Military Tract in Hallowell township, then in Prince Edward District. The 7-page case file # 40-0371 of the Second Heir & Devisee Commission was from the Archives of Ontario MS 657 microfilm reel 18, microfilm copy made by the Family History Library # 1,313,856, digital file 8265369 with images of microfilm 1,313,856 on FamilySearch, not indexed. Accessed on January 9, 2019.
    Religion 1820  Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    member of the Society of Friends (Quaker) 
    • He was listed with his wife Sarah as a member of the West Lake Meeting of the West Lake Monthly Meeting.
    Death 1847  Canada West, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    in his 88th year 
    Died 2 Feb 1857  [4
    Death 7 Feb 1857  [3
    Occupation Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    owner of the first saw mill of the district 
    Amos G. Bowerman married Dorothy Hill
    Jonathan Bowerman built the first saw mill in Bloomfield
    Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte: page 129.
    Religion Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    a Quaker 
    Residence Bloomfield, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _TODO Open 
    • microfilm # 1766925. Petition # B 8 / 122. February 24, 1808. Jonathan Bowerman, in Hallowell Township.
    _TODO Open 
    • microfilm # 1766925. Petition # B 8 / 122. February 24, 1808. Jonathan Bowerman, in Midland District. [same as other one?]
    _UID 31A3DB8D27B0446AB312518BD9B72B85A29D 
    Person ID I2781  Everyone
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2019 

    Father Ichabod BOWERMAN,   b. Abt 1721, Massachusetts, British Colonies in America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Dutchess County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Jane RICHMOND,   b. 17 Jun 1735, British Colonies in America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, Prince Edward County, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1757  [7
    Married Abt 1758  New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Marriage 15 Nov 1759  New York, British Colonies in America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah VINCENT,   b. 1771,   d. 1858  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Dutchess County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Amos G. Bowerman married Dorothy Hill
    Jonathan Bowerman married Sarah Vincent
    Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte: page 129.
    Marriage
    • The book "Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte" page 131 records that Jonathan Bowerman married Sarah Vincent.
    Mary Bowerman married Ezra Jennings as her second husband.
    Jonathan Bowerman married Sarah Vincent.
    "Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte", page 131.
    Children 
     1. Ichabod BOWERMAN,   bur. Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Canada West, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John I. BOWERMAN,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Deborah BOWERMAN,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jane BOWERMAN,   d. 1828, Upper Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Cornelius BOWERMAN,   b. 1799,   d. 1870  (Age 71 years)
     6. Eleanor D. BOWERMAN,   b. 1805,   d. 1842  (Age 37 years)
     7. Abigail BOWERMAN,   b. 1809,   d. 1884  (Age 75 years)
     8. Thomas BOWERMAN,   b. Abt 1812,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1125] Quaker 001, Clerk of the Meeting, (West Lake, Hallowell Township, Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada. c. 1820.), Quaker 001., B 2b bottom of page (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1138] Canada. Ontario. Quinte. Family History. PLBQ, No editor named., (Toronto, Ontario. 1904.), page 131 (Reliability: 2), 12 Jun 2005.

    3. [S1199] Family Researcher. Bowerman. Richard Arless Flint, Flint, Richard Arless, Set of Family Group Sheets for Bowerman family - no source noted.
      (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S196] A00169, Merton Y. Williams, A00169., Page 3 (Reliability: 2), 8 Feb 2001.

    5. [S925] A00823, Fraleigh, Charles, (Bloomfield, Ontario, Canada. Quinte Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, c. 2001), A00823., description (Reliability: 3), 18 Sep 2007.

    6. [S1138] Canada. Ontario. Quinte. Family History. PLBQ, No editor named., (Toronto, Ontario. 1904.), page 129 (Reliability: 2), 12 Jun 2005.

    7. [S1138] Canada. Ontario. Quinte. Family History. PLBQ, No editor named., (Toronto, Ontario. 1904.), page 128 (Reliability: 2), 12 Jun 2005.

    8. [S1138] Canada. Ontario. Quinte. Family History. PLBQ, No editor named., (Toronto, Ontario. 1904.), page 129 (Reliability: 3).



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