Mary (Clifton) Bowen

Mary (Clifton) Bowen (1628 - 1697)

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Mary Bowen formerly Clifton
Born in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married before [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Aug 2011
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Mary Clifton
Mary Bowen


Date: 18 Jan 1628
Place: Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts


Date: BEF 1651
Place: Swansea, Bristol Co. MA
Note: Mr. James Parker was authorized by General Court 28 (11) 1640, to m. Thomas Clifton and Mary Butterworth


18 FEB 1697
Swansea, Bristol Co., MA


Date: ABT 1630
Note: 'daughter or sister of Thomas Clifton of Rehoboth.
Note: Obadiah (1627 - 1710) rep. Gen. Ct.; m. Mary Clifton (Thomas , rep. Mass. Gen. Ct. m Mary Butterworth);


Religion: 13 of 2d mo 68
Mary the wife Obadiah Bowen propounded and was assented to if no objection to be brought in before 5 day mo:
Date: 13 MAY 1668
Place: Swansea Baptist Church, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA


Format: jpg
Title: Clifton, Mary (Bowen) Headstone


  • Source: S386 Title: Latter Day Saints Ancestral file Abbreviation: Ancestral File, LDS Publication: LDS, Salt Lake City, UT, 1997 Repository: #R2
  • Repository: R2 Name: Dallas Public LIbrary Address: City: Dallas State: TX
  • Source: S435 Title: Compendium of American Genealogy Abbreviation: Compendum of American Gen Author: Virkus Repository: #R27
  • Repository: R27 Name: Library of Congress Address: City: Washington State: DC
  • Source: S444 Title: Richard Bowen's Descendants to the Fifth Generation Abbreviation: Richard Bowen's Descendants Author: Shepard, Charles Publication: Troy, MI, 1921 Repository: #R47
  • Repository: R47 Name: New York State Library Address: City: Albany State: NY
  • Source: S54 Title: New England Historical and Genealogical Register Abbreviation: NEHGR Publication: Boston, MA
  • Source: S64 Title: Pioneers of Massachusetts Abbreviation: MA, Pioneers of Author: Pope Publication: 1900
  • GEDmatch Ref: 2924040 : P756


  • WikiTree profile Clifton-250 created through the import of EBENSTEIN-GRANGER.GED on Aug 19, 2011 by Merryann Palmer.
  • Thank you to Kay Martin for creating WikiTree profile Clifton-586 through the import of Martin-Rowe Family Tree.ged on Oct 22, 2013.
  • Thank you to Nathan Bowen for creating WikiTree profile Clifton-629 through the import of Nathan J Bowen Family Tree-3.ged on Dec 22, 2013.

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On 10 Jul 2017 at 13:21 GMT Nathan Bowen wrote:

Removed wife of father as mother of Mary. Marriage date of father to wife was long after proposed birth of Mary. First changed to non biological, but profile continued to incorrectly list siblings as "half." Also removed place of birth as Rehoboth, Ma, wasn't formed at that time. These discrepancies were noticed by others and brought to my attention by private message and comments here.

On 9 Sep 2016 at 01:46 GMT Kenneth Kinman wrote:

I am going to remove Mary (Clifton) Bowen as a daughter of Mary Longbothom. She may well be a daughter of Thomas Clifton, but it would be by a first wife (and Mary Longbothom would be her step-mother.

And Mary (Clifton) Bowen could not have been born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, because that town did not exist until well after 1628. It seems more likely that she was born in Rehoboth, Nottinghamshire, England.

Mary is 17 degrees from Chet Atkins, 15 degrees from Edie Kohutek and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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