JHM:2:21-22 (Blue Book) explains that there is no proof or records of Experience Howland's marriage to James Bearse. This was printed in 1993,2000 and 2004.
MF:24:3:190 states Sarah Holmes m. John Bearse a descendant of John Howland, son of James and Experience (Howland) Bearse. TAG:83:125. Other sources sited for John & Sarah (Holmes) Bearse: MD:27:25,28. There is also a probate file in Plymouth Co.