Daniel Mowry Jr

Daniel Mowry Jr (1729 - 1806)

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Judge Daniel Mowry Jr
Born in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
Husband of — married in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
Husband of — married in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
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Died in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
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Daniel Mowry, son of Captain Daniel, called "Judge Daniel," born Aug. 17, 1729; married 1st Aug. 27. 1749, Anne Phillips, daughter of Richard and Anne Phillips. She died Sept. 18, 1753, aged 30. Daniel married 2nd - Aug. 19, 1756, Amey Arnold, widow of Thomas Arnold. Daniel married 3rd Catherine Steere, daughter of Anthony and Rachel Steere. She died April 4, 1827, aged 75. He died July 6, 1806, aged 77. (p. 85-6)

In 1774 he was appointed a census taker and had the same appointment in 1776.

In 1776 he was on a committee to superintend the erection of fortifications and at the same time was given the duty of moving to the Battery at Fox Point certain ordnance.

In May, 1776 he was a member of the general assembly when it passed the famous Independence Act just two months before the Declaration of Independence by congress.

In 1777 he was on a committee to number all those capable of bearing arms.

He served in the general assembly most of the time from May, 1766, until he was elected judge of the court of common pleas in October, 1776.

Reelected judge in 1777, 78, 79, 80.

In 1779 he was on a committee to estimate the taxable property in the state.

In May, 1780 with James M Varnum Ezekiel Cornell and John Collins he was chosen representative from the state in congress and he served for a year refusing reelection.

For twenty years he was town clerk. (p. 86-92)

Children born at Smithfield: Daniel April 8, 1750. Amy September 1, 1751, married February 14, 1773, Samuel Clark. Anne June 21, 1753.

By second wife: Mary, October 14, 1757. Marcy August 28, 1758.

By third wife: Joseph June 30, 1788. Rachel November 22, 1790. (p. 85-6) [1]

Catherine Steere, daughter of Anthony Steere, was born January 30, 1749, and married Judge Daniel Mowry of Smithfield, RI who was born August 17, 1729. He had been married before, 1st August 27, 1749, to Anne Phillips daughter of Richard and Anne Phillips; 2nd August 19, 1756 to Amy Arnold, widow of Thomas Arnold. (p. 97) [2]

Smithfield Marriages

Mowry, Daniel, Jr., and Anne Phillips; m. by Thomas Steere, justice, Aug. 27, 1749.

Mowry, Daniel, Jr., and Amie Arnold; m. by Thomas Arnold, justice, Aug. 19, 1756.

Smithfield Births

Mowry, Daniel, of Daniel Jr. and Anne, Apr. 8, 1750. Mowry, Amie, of Daniel Jr. and Anne, Sept. 1, 1751. Mowry, Anne, of Daniel Jr. and Anne, June 24, 1753.

Mowry, Mary, of Daniel Jr. and Amie, Oct. 14, 1756. Mowry, Mercy, of Daniel Jr. and Amie, Aug. 28, 1758.

Smithfield Deaths

Mowry, Anne, wife of Daniel Jr., died Oct. 29, 1753. [3]

Burial: Mowry Lot, Smithfield, Providence County, RI

Inscription: In Memory of Daniel Mowry Jr Son of Daniel and Mary Mowry He died July 6, 180 Aged 77 years [4]

Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914

Daniel Mowry Gender: Male Date: 17 Aug 1729 Place: Smithfield Twp., Providence, Rhode Island Father's Name: Daniel Mowry Mother's Name: Mary [5]

Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916

Groom's Name: Daniel Jr. Mowry Bride's Name: Anne Phillips Date: 27 Aug 1747 Place: Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island

Groom's Name: Daniel Jr. Mowry Spouse's Name: Amey Arnold Marriage Date: 19 Aug 1756 Place: Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island [6]






[NOTE: For an extensive description of his achievements see The Descendants of Nathaniel Mowry p. 85-92)]

[see also)(p. 117)[8] (p. 2356)[9]]



  1. The descendants of Nathaniel Mowry of Rhode Island. Author: William A. Mowry Sidney & Rider Providence 1878
  2. Steere Genealogy: A Record of the Descendants of John Steere, who Settled in Providence, Rhode Island, about the Year 1660, with Some Account of the Steeres of England James Pierce Root 1890
  3. THE RECORD OF OLD SMITHFIELD FROM 1730 TO 1850. Vol. V, 1886 From Records in Town Clerk's Office, Lincoln. Contributed by the editor.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial# 7179316
  5. Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914 FamilySearch Indexing Project (Batch) Number:C50198-1 System Origin: Rhode_Island-ODM GS Film number:22256
  6. Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916 FamilySearch FamilySearch Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09433-7 System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy GS Film number: 959589 Reference ID: p 145
  7. DAR.org
  8. The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Rhode Island National biographical publishing Company, 1881
  9. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 4 by William Richard Cutter Lewis historical publishing Company, 1915.
  10. Entered by Chris Hoyt 2 April 2012


  • WikiTree profile Mowry-96 created through the import of Partridge Family Tree.ged on Jun 17, 2011 by Paul Patridge.

Source: S2824382951 Title: Public Member Trees Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members. Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=769115&pid=-1103035527 Repository: R28 FamilySearch.org Address: www.familysearch.org

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