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Hannah (Smith) Bowne (abt. 1682 - aft. 1720)

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Hannah Bowne formerly Smith
Born about in Flushing, Long Islandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 8 Dec 1709 (to after 26 Sep 1720) in Flushing, Long Island, New Yorkmap
[children unknown]
Died after [location unknown]
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Hannah Smith, daughter of Jasper Smith of Flushing, Long Island, was born about 1682. She married Samuel Bowne, 8 Dec 1709, at Flushing.[1][2]

Children of Hannah Smith and Samuel Bowne

The children of Samuel Bowne by his third wife, Hannah Smith, were:[2][3]

  1. Sarah Bowne, b. 30 Jul 1710, Flushing, Queens Co., LI, NY; m. William Burling
  2. Joseph Bowne, b. 25 Feb 1712, Flushing, Queens Co., LI, NY; m. Sarah Lawrence
  3. Amy Bowne, b. 17 Oct 1715, Flushing, Queens Co., LI, NY; m. Stephen Lawrence
  4. Benjamin Bowne, b. 1 Jun 1717, Flushing, Queens Co., LI, NY; m. Mary Rodman
  5. Elizabeth Bowne, b. 26 Sep 1720, Flushing, Queens Co., LI, NY

Hannah is mentioned in the will of her father, Jasper Smith of Flushing, Long Island, dated 17 January 1695. Samuel Bowne is an executor.[4]


I. Jasper Smith of Flushing, L. I.

My will is that my wife have a comfortable liv- ing out of my estate, during her life If she remar- ries then she is to have only £20. After her death my plantation and all the rest of my real estate to be sold, and the proceeds divided among my 3 children John, Judith and Hannah. If my sow John be care- ful and diligent and seeks to please his mother, he is to have £10 more than his sisters. But if he be careless and disobedient, then to have £10 less. I make my wife Margary, Hugh Copthwaite and Samel Bowne, executors, John Weig and George Langley, overseers.

Dated "the 17th day of the nth month called January," 1695.

Witnesses. John Ervine Ed. Burrows Wm. Fulor

Proved, March 16, 1695/6 Liber i. P. 330.


  1. The Fones Family, Page 6; Art Reierson; reprinted by Higginson Book Company, Salem MA.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Thompson, Benjamin Franklin. The History of Long Island, from Its Discovery to the Present Time. Vol. II. Gould, Banks & Co. New York. 1843. pg. 388
  3. Long Island Genealogy Samuel Bowne b 1667 2nd marriage Hannah Smith, Pearsal family-accessed June 2019
  4. Pelletreau, William S. (William Smith), 1840-1918. Wills of the Smith families of New York and Long Island, 1664-1794: careful abstracts of all the wills of the name of Smith recorded in New York, Jamaica, and Hempstead, prior to 1794, with genealogical and historical notes. New York : F.P. Harper. 1898. Wills of the Smith Family : Jasper Smith of Flushing, L.I.
  • Citations from Long Island Genealogy
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society).Vol. 042, No. 2, Apr. 1911, Registration of Pedigrees, p.207
American biographical history of eminent and self-made men : Michigan volume, (Cincinnati, OH : Western Biographical Pub. Co., 1878).v.10.p.74

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