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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) 
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) 
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.
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.
Mowry, Anne, wife of Daniel Jr., died Oct. 29, 1753. 
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 
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 
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 
MOWRY, DANIEL SR
Birth: 8-17-1729 SMITHFIELD PROVIDENCE CO RHODE ISLAND Death: 7-6-1806 SMITHFIELD PROVIDENCE CO RHODE ISLAND
Service: RHODE ISLAND Rank(s): CIVIL SERVICE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE Service Description: 1) JUDGE; DEL TO CONT CONGRESS
SPOUSES: 1) ANNE PHILIPS; 2) AMEY ARNOLD; 3) CATHERINE STEERE
[NOTE: For an extensive description of his achievements see The Descendants of Nathaniel Mowry p. 85-92)]
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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