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From: irene martindale <random_cutie(a)yahoo.com>
Subject: [Lon] More 17C Names
Book Sufferers and Healers of 17C England.
So far two doctors are discussed at lenght. Joseph
Binns and John Symcotts. If anyone has an interest in
either gentlemen, I will attempt to scan the relevant
pages and forward them.
The book details mainly illnesses and treatments, so
you may find some of the information a little gut
wrenching. There is some detailed family information
on a few of the names.
Please quote page number as well as the name which may
occur on more than one page. Good luck and best wishes
Mr Francis Tilney
Goodwife White St Giles in the Fields
Mr Samuel Davidson
Mr Will Moollins
Dr Thomas Sydenham
Mr Thomas Mazeine
Mr John Malett/Merett
Mr Fotiley Berkshire
Mr Henry Richards
Mr John Malett/Merett
Mrs Elin Barker
Mr Edward Carothorne
Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne
Sir Edmund King
Dr Barker Shewsbury
John Symcotts Sutton Bedfordshire (includes family
Mistress Lewis London
Mr Carter of Kempson
Mr Corbet Huntingdon
Mistress Christian Tenum Cambridge
Goodwife Usher Dunton
Sir Rowland St John
Sir Thomas Nevill Holt
Colonel Herby Thurleigh
Goodwife Viccar Sutton
Mrs Rolt Pertenhall
Lady Frances Somerset
Goodwife Finsam Eywoth
Mrs Anna Carr
Gervaise Fullwood the elder
Mr Taylor Clapham
Mr Boner Hail Weston
Dr George Bowles
Dr Fransis London
Mistress Cosens Croxton
My genealogy web site http://www.freewebz.com/toomey
toomeys and other relations, many other surnames please visit.
This is an expansion of a message I sent to the New Zealand ROOTSWEB list a
few days ago. Apologies to readers there if this ends up getting posted to
that list as well.
I am new to the Bowles list and, as will be apparent from the following,
more than a mite puzzled. I have been trying for years to make sense of the
Bowles - Bowker part of my family and its Irish connections. Does anyone on
the list share any part of the confusion described below, have the ability
to cast any light on it, or have any information on where Michael BOWLES
Michael BOWLES was one of my gg grandfathers. He died in Dunedin, New
Zealand aged 39 in May 1878, occupation gardener. His death certificate
says he came from Co. Tipperary, Ireland but lists his father and mother as
unknown, has no information on his children, not known to whom married or at
what age, and no information on how long he had been in New Zealand (!!)
Other information indicates he was married to Emily Mary BOWKER, but I do
not have their marriage certificate. I have copies of the birth register
entries for 5 children, all born in Dunedin. On all of them Michael Bowles
is listed as the father, but the mother's maiden name (or at least
spelling - perhaps due to Michael's broad Irish accent?) varies
Catherine b 13 Apr 1865 mother Amelia Bowles formerly Bouccker
John Patrick b 12 Sep 1866 mother Amelia Bowles formerly Vertay
Robert James b 27 Jan 1868 mother Emma Bowles formerly Bouckeer
Adelaide b 24 Nov 1870 mother Emily Bowles formerly Boaker
Albert Francis b 10 Aug 1872 mother Emily Bowles, formerly Walker
The death certificate for Emily Mary Bowles, who died 23 Dec 1911, lists her
father's name as Boaker and her husband's name as Michael Bowles. Children
living have ages (males) 51, 45, 43, 36 (females) 47, 41. She was born In
London. The time she spent in New Zealand is given as 52 years (i.e.
arrival about 1859).
The children given on her death certificate correlate approximately to those
whose birth certificates I have, except for the eldest son.
One passenger list I have traced has the following arriving in Dunedin on
the ship "Dunedin" from Melbourne, Australia on March 12 1860:
Bouker Amelia cost 6 pounds
Bouker Emily cost 6 pounds
Bouker Mary C cost 12 pounds
I do not know whether these three have any connection to my family.
But then it gets complicated. Family legend has it that Emily Mary BOWKER
first married Michael BOWLES and later married Michael BOWERS. To make it
worse, Michael BOWERS was also apparently a gardener. The children of the
first marriage were supposedly William and Katherine, and those of the
second John, Emily or Emma, and Albert.
This conflict is not resolved by published directories and electoral rolls.
Mrs Emily Bowles is listed in directories (from 1886) and electoral rolls
(1893 -first vote for women - to at least1899).
Robert James BOWERS is listed as a sawyer in the 1890, 1893 and 1896
electoral rolls, address Grosvenor St, but Robert BOWLES, sawyer, is listed
in the 1894 and 1897 directories at the same address!
Albert BOWERS, machinist, turns up in the 1896 and 1899 electoral rolls. I
do not know of him listed as a BOWLES.
John BOWLES is listed as a machinist in the 1890 and 1893 electoral rolls,
but John BOWERS machinist is listed in the 1896 electoral roll at the same
address as Eliza BOWERS - see below.
I have a marriage certificate dated 30 Nov 1892 for
bridegroom: John BOWERS, machinist,
father Michael BOWERS, gardener,
mother Emily Mary BOWERS nee BOWKER
bride: Eliza Grace Finnis MCLEAN etc
These two were the parents of a lady, Mrs Sophia Boraman, who I was always
told was a cousin of our family. She was the one who provided the
information I described above as family legend.
To add further to the confusion, there is a letter in the genealogy section
of the National Library here in Wellington from a Mrs G E Morecraft who
listed the children of Michael BOWLES as
William b 5 Nov 1860 d 1946
Catherine b 1865
John b 1866
Robert b 1868
Emily b 1870 d 2 Aug 1877
Ada b 1871
Albert b 1872
These are close to the children for whom I have birth certificates.
That is as much of the story as I have been able to piece together.
Whenever I come back to it, I end up discouraged by the confusion and the
lack of information connecting back to Ireland. I have not pursued the link
Any further information anyone may have would be greatly appreciated.
From: "Nancee Seifert" <iggy29(a)scican.net>
Subject: [IADECATU] MARRIAGE LICENSES - 30 Nov l9l6
Decatur County Journal
Thursday, November 30, l9l6
JAMES MUNYON, Grand River, 23
ELLA WOODS, Grand River, 20
DILLON E. WELLS, Lineville, 2l
AGATHA ADAIR, Lineville, 2l
VERLEY BROWN, Garden Grove, 28
MINONA FRANCH, Garden Grove, l9
WILLARD BOLES, Grand River, 2l
FLOSSIE WEST, Van Wert, l8
Copied March 27, 2002
From: "Harold Abel" <hgabel(a)optusnet.com.au>
Subject: Gleanings by Dorothy No 49
THE WORLD Charters Towers & Dalrymple FHA Inc No 49 March 2002 -
Cover Story - The Railway Hotel - Ravenswood * The trail from the
West Allen Valley in Northumberland to Charters Towers with the
Churchill Trust this person came to find traces of Jane RITSON and
Michael ASKEW * WHO's WHO in the Charters Towers Cemetery Henry CLARK
of Lornsleigh a Pioneer of North Queensland * Miners Rights February
1874 * Millchester State School Breaking Up Day 1911 * Headstones
from Transcribing Cemetery Inscriptions ALDRIDGE-GALLIOTT * LEST WE
FORGET Australian Mobilisation
THE GAZETTE Toowoomba & Darling Downs FHS Inc Vol. 15 No 1 March 2002
- How I found the Unregistered Marriage of My Great Great
Grandparents! By Judy Meibusch - Rosa FELL a Catholic and Kenneth
MACKENZIE of the Church of Scotland * Results of State School
Examinations 1914 (long list some from Townsville) * A Short Story of
Thomas James COLES by Tom Coles b Liverpool, came out with his
parents on the Merkara in 1884 m Eliza SCOLNES service in the 4th
Pioneer Battalion * Potted Histories taken from History of Queensland
Vol. 1 by Matt. W. Fox 1919 Pt 1 * Charles David THORLEY B company of
the 42nd Battalion by Gloria Glass * Sister Dora SEXTON and her WWI
FAMILY TIES Bundaberg GA Inc Vol. 4 No 1 March 2002 - The use of
local Newspapers when researching the Great Wars - Letters from
Bundaberg soldiers Jack JOYCE 1915, Ernest MITCHELL 1915, Tony
GUTHRIE 1916, letter concerning G Arnold YOUNG son of Mr. Horace
YOUNG and Henry YOUNG son of Mr. Ernest YOUNG officers 1915. Soldiers
Farewelled Emotional Scenes at Station Mon., July 8 1940. Letters
from the Front Friday Aug 13 1915 - Risks of an Aviator letter from
BERT HINKLER * CASUALTY LISTS Th., Sept 4 1941 Five Queensland lists
(includes men from NQ) giving details of KIA, WIA or other health
information * Looking for Pte. John William ROY born Edinburgh,
Scotland. He fought in the Boer War then emigrated to Australia. If
anyone can add further to the information mentioned in article please
contact Lester Roy, 20 Low Street, Bundaberg, QLD 4670
BRANCHING OUT Whitsunday FHG Inc March 2002 - James Joseph and Ann
CAREY (DUNNE) submitted by Suzann Alexander * Townsville Daily
Bulletin Monday June 29th 1942 RAAF Casualties Latest Queensland List
Submitted by Bev Gordon
ROSES & THORNS Benalla & District FHG No 42 March 2002- Some of the
Early Settlers and Personalities Of The GOORAMBAT Area - BOLES
(native of Cork) - WALLACE * MOLGULLAH and UPPER RYANS CREEK -
BLACKBOURNE - WESTWOOD (b Birmingham)
South East FAMILY HISTORY Group Inc Vol. 22 No 1 February 2002- Sth
East Residents in 1868 continued - ALLCHIN-NORMAN, Kingston, ADAMS
-TAYLOR * Descendants of James HAINES continued by Lucy Thompson.
James had three wives and his descendants number well in excess of
KITH & KIN Cape Banks FHS Inc No 64 March 2002 - A Treasured Reward
by June Adams story of David JONES & Emily nee DOMNEY who moved from
Victoria to Sydney with their 11 children. Son John married Bridget
KIRBY * WEBBS' WEB The Life of Rachel BUCHAN - WEBB nee SMITH by
Lillian Buchan * Cell Bound by Shirley Wiggins - Braidwood Gaol
Entrance Book 1856-1899 * PALMER'S INDEX to The Tines, London
1790-1905 CD-ROM selection of entries found are listed here
This is a reminder to members of FHANQ library of a book that it too
lies practically forgotten on the shelves its called From Places Now
Forgotten An Index of Convicts Whose Places of Trial were Outside the
UK. & Ireland Compiled by Marie Jones. An Alphabetical listing of
names, giving place and date of trial, length of sentence and ship of
transportation. Noted four men with the name DONOVAN - Daniel, from
Canada on the Maitland, to NSW. John, from Meerut on the Indiana from
India to Hobart Town, Arab to Sydney Cove, John, Upper Canada on the
Lord Lyndock to VDL Timothy, Mauritius on the Ellen from Mauritius to
Sydney (have not given dates)
The Bundaberg Genealogical Association has a new website
A new feature is the On-line indexes for the Bundaberg Rate Books
South Australian's in the Boer War http://www.perthdps.com/military
Index to Newcastle Morning Herald
St.Leonards, Shoreditch area, try these links
Monumental inscriptions available for Ayr see
Divorce Index Victoria www.cohsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/db/divorce.pl
Happy Easter to everyone
This was sent to me from another list.
While this is a Scotland List , many of the ancestors left here
to go to the Colonies and start a new life. They maintained
their interest in Scotland and also made a great impact
on the founding of the New United States of America.
Some volunteers from the society of the Daughters of the American
Revolution ( DAR) have established a wonderful new program for
users of Rootsweb. These volunteers will do lookups in their database
and records if you think one of your ancestors served in some capacity
during the American Revolution. These volunteers have more databases
that are available to them than the ones commonly used by the search
The process is fairly simple :
Go to the DAR message board:
There are two ways to do that:
> message boards
> organizations and societies
Or if you want the easy way :-)
Address your message as follows:
subject : DAR Lookup > surname> location > dates
( put your data in this format)
In the body of the message put the information regarding
the person. Please put one search per post please.
Be sure to fill out the surnames box at the bottom since the
new search engine will be keying on that item.
Leave the email response box checked and you will be
notified when the DAR volunteers respond . Give them
a week or so to get to your request.
We really appreciate their efforts. This info can be key for:
a: joining these prestigious organizations ( DAR & SAR)
b: sending a request for the copies of the files that were
submitted and the information they have available.
Many thanks to:
Glenda Thompson DAR VIS Volunteer
Vice Chrm. Patriot Lookup
for organizing this effort and all the many volunteers that
are donating their time and effort to us instead of pursuing
their own ancestors,
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DAR board admin.
BTW: Please forward this message to other lists and boards
that each of you are involved in.
A word of thanks to each volunteer that does this work
and especially the one that responds to your post would
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From: "Morgan and Kim Lalonde" <mklalonde(a)ns.sympatico.ca>
Subject: [BHC] 1914 Roll of Honor
Roll of Honor for King and Country 1914:
Thomas Nolan Skelton
Fred E. Davies
Robert Foster - Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
George Grant - signaller
John Rochester - poor law completed
John Henry Gore - bugler
George Bowley - poor law completed
Ernest Ockleford - poor law completed
Leslie Hudd - poor law completed
Robert Birch - navy
Robert Parkin - poor law completed; mentioned in dispatches
Isaac Williams - poor law completed; 4th Middlesex, severely wounded in Mons.
Walter Young - poor law completed
I thought that I sent this item to the Bowles list not too
long ago. And that someone replied to me about it; I could be
But it appears that Denny and Marla haven't gotten the word,
if that's true. Instead of writing to me (I won't know anything
about these ancestors---I'm just forwarding these items) could you
let Denny and Marla know what you know?
Subject: [TNROOTS] Pioneer Project Stragglers......"A"
We are appealing to the list in hopes that you can help us with some
stragglers on the CCPP Index. We will be sending several lists over the next
few days identifying those folks we need to link with other families in our
If you recognize anyone in these lists, would you please help us with the
names of parents, siblings, spouses, children, etc. and dates? Or any other
If you have any friends or relatives that are not on this mailing list please
forward this on to them for their review. Thanks for your help, as always.
Here is today's list of folks with the last name beginning with "A".
Linking of Parents &; Children
AMIX (AMIC) Margaret M. abt 1867 Marshall M. RICE
AMIX (AMIC) Nancy 27 Jan 1866 25 May 1918 Unknown WHITAKER
AMIX (AMIC) Sarah George Wesley DAVIS
AMIX (AMIC) Unknown Amintha BOLES
AMIX (AMIC) William 8 Jan 1890 1 Jan 1958
Denny & Marla Brubaker
Claiborne Co., TN Pioneer Project
New updated web page (12/12/01) is located at the following address
Click on the blue below:
CLAIBORNE COUNTY PIONEER PROJECT</A> (CCPP)
Another good web site for Claiborne County, TN is:
<A HREF="http://www.tngennet.org/claiborne/">Claiborne County, Tennessee
GenWeb - Home</A>
Claiborne County Cemetery Pictures:
Henry P. Bowles and his wife Mary Catherine Pedigo had at least eight
children: Sarah Elizabeth, LouAnn Susan, William, Obediah W., John T., Mary
Susan, Harriet, and Cora P. Bowles.
Sarah Elizabeth married William Riley Pedigo.
LouAnn Susan also married William Riley Pedigo
Obediah married Emma (?).
Mary Susan married William Herbert Pedigo.
Cora married Henry Buford Pedigo.
If you are descended from any of these Bowles' men or women, and can share
information about them, please contact me.
Subject: [VABOTETO-L] Re: Early Marriages, Wills and Rev. War Records
This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
Message Board URL:
Message Board Post:
Debby: Would you check and see if there is any info about Thomas
Kelly. He was in Botetourt Co. between 1750-1800. His wife was
Margaret/Peggy Bowles/Boyles/Biles. Are any of those families listed?
Thank you so much!
wanted to unsubsribe to the Bowles
mailing list Since I am receiving To many
Emails about Miscellaneous Bowles People
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I read this message on the South-Central Kentucky list today:
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 22:33:01 -0500
From: "Robert M. Jones" <rmjones414(a)earthlink.net>
Subject: [SCKY] Re: SOUTH-CENTRAL-KENTUCKY-D Digest V02 #75
For what it's worth, the US Army Military History Institute, Carlisle
Barracks, PA has a library of photographs that can be ordered online. Start
with keywords MHI Photograph Database, and follow the instructions once you
are into their catalog. Each item has a number that is used in requesting a
copy. I obtained an 8x10 good quality photograph for $10 plus P&H of my
grandfather in his Civil War uniform.
Robert M. Jones
So I took his advice and went to Google and put in the words
MHI Photograph Database and got:
and typed in Bowles
and the only one I got was this:
Item No. RG98S-CWP 208.76
Photo is a waist-up seated post war image of Pvt.
Adam H. Bowles, Co. F, 13th Regt., Indiana Vol. Infantry. Some
surface abrasions on photo.
If Adam was your ancestor, you have a photograph of him
waiting for you!
Be sure to tell us all about him...
Subject: [IRISH-NYC] IA Marriages Apr. 25, 1857
April 25, 1857
Marriages in Ireland
March 31 in St Thomas's Church, Dublin, Henry SMITH CARLETON,
Esq., of Hudderafield, to Jane MOORE, youngest daughter of
J. HARRISON, of the North Strand.
March 24 at Hilltown, James GRAHAM, younger son of the
late John ALLEN, Esq., of Comber, county Down, to Elizabeth
Annie BOYLE, only daughter of the Rev. Robert Alexander PARKS,
rector of Clonduff.
March 22 at Ballycastle, county Antrim, the Rev. W. BRUSHE,
perpetual curate of Fahy, to Catherine, daughter of Mr. James
March 25 in Belfast, William J. TRIPP, Esq., to Mary,
daughter of the late William GETTY, Esq., of the Abbey,
March 26 at Timolin, James BERRY, Esq., of Roundtown, county
Dublin, to Mary Anne, second daughter of G. EVANS, Esq., late
of Farmhill, county Kildare.
March 26 at Churchill, county Kerry, Major Henry Wotton
CAMPBELL, late of the 79th Highlanders, to Henrietta B.
Bowles GRAHAM, youngest daughter of the late Colonel GRAHAM,
of Meiklewood, Stirlingshire, and granddaughter of the late
Oliver STOKES, Esq., of Tralee.
March 21 at St Mary's Catholic Chapel, Chelsea, by the Very
Rev. Canon OAKELEY, Charles William QUIN, Esq., only son of
the late William QUIN, Esq., of Thurles, county Tipperary, to
Jane Agnes, third daughter of John HASELDEN, Esq., of
January 24 at the Catholic Cathedral, Booleshwal, East Indies,
Richard Ardill DALLAS, Esq., solicitor, formerly of Limerick,
to Helena Frances, fourth daughter of John LOUGFORD, Esq.,
of Deel, county Kerry.
From: "Stella Watkin" <stella.watkin(a)ntlworld.com>
Subject: Re: [Herts]Bookshop for Hertfordshire - Book Castle, also online
If you look on:
the website of Paul Bowles' 'Book Castle' bookshop in Dunstable you
will see the range of local books he stocks for Herts, Beds and
Bucks, many of which he has published himself.
You can order in anything he doesn't have in stock, he will mail
overseas as well, all the details are on the website.
Cheerio Stella in Deepest Beds (not a relation of Paul's, just a
new website: St Albans http://www.stella.watkin.ukgateway.net/stalbans
Luton Comes Alive
From: "Carol" <carolannh(a)ticon.net>
Subject: D. Van Valen bio, Guernsey, Bowles, Reynolds, Holmes, Whitford
From History of Rock County Wis., publ. 1879 - page 809
D. VAN VALEN, general store, Shopiere; born in Cortland Co., N.Y.,
Nov. 15, 1850; son of J. VAN VALEN, a citizen of Hudson, N.Y. He
came to La Prairie about 1854, and settled on eighty acres, and now
has a comfortable home and is in good circumstances. D. VAN VALEN
attended school till 16 years of age; then went into a planing-mill
at Janesville, and there worked for GUERNSEY & BOWLES; was there two
years; then worked for S. H. REYNOLDS and afterward with HOLMES &
Co., Shopiere. Bought out Thomas HOLMES Jan 1, 1879, and now, in
connection with Mr. WHITFORD, carries on successfully a general store
business, keeping a general and well-assorted stock valued at about
$2,500; their prices are the lowest and goods the best, and they
should have a patronage which their industry deserves. Chancy VAN
VALEN was in the 33d Wis.; was taken sick and died in Tennessee.
From: "Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert" <iggy29(a)scican.net>
Subject: [IADECATU] CHEW-BOLES MARRIAGE.
Decatur County Journal
Thursday, March 30, l9l6
Last Wednesday morning, March 22, OWEN CHEW, of Hopeville, Iowa, and
MISS EDITH BOLES, of Grand river, Iowa, were united in the bonds of holy
matrimony. The ceremony took place at the home of MR. J. WESLEY CHEW,
uncle of the groom. Rev. Raoul R. Moser, Pastor of the Methodist
Church, officiated, using the impressive service of that church.
The bride was dressed in a beautiful white silk gown, the groom wore a
neat suit of conventional blue. The bride and groom were attended by
the father of the groom, MR. LEWIS CHEW, of Hopeville, and MR. and MRS.
J.O. JONES, of Grand River. After congratulations, this happy couple
departed for their new home which will be on a farm near Hopeville,
Iowa. MR. and MRS. CHEW are numbered with the best of Iowa's
progressive and industrious young people. May their journey through
life be a happy one and their blessings be multiplied.
Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
March ll, 2002
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