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Mary (Tapp) Fowler (abt. 1622 - 1669)

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Mary Fowler formerly Tapp
Born about in Ware, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Connecticutmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in New Haven, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2011
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Categories: Puritan Great Migration | New Haven, New Haven Colony | Milford, New Haven Colony.

The Puritan Great Migration.
Mary (Tapp) Fowler migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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31 May 1637 around age 15, she set sail along with her family; they arrived on 31 July 1637 and settled in New Haven[1][2][3]


Mary Tapp


abt 1622 born in Ware, Hertfordshire, England to Edmund and Anne Tapp[1]


03 JUN 1936
10 DEC 1615 Milford, New Haven, Connecticut


1645 married William Fowler in New Haven[4]


Children of William and Mary (Tapp) Fowler:[4][5]
  1. Sarah, b. ca 1645, m. 19 July 1665 John Smith, d. 22 January 1693/4
  2. Joseph, bapt. 1 July 1649
  3. Hannah, m. 21 November 1661 Daniel Buckingham
  4. John, bapt. March 1649, m. Sarah Welch
  5. Jonathan, b. 8 February 1650/1, m. Elizabeth Reynolds
  6. Mark, bapt. 17 January 1655, m. Mary _______, d. 1686
  7. Deborah, bapt. 4 March 1658, m. 10 May 1688 Jesse Lambert
  8. Abigail, b. 27 November 1660, m. 1685 John Elderkin, d. March 1713
  9. William, b. 1664
  10. Mary, d. 1685 unmarried
  11. Mercy, b. 1 April 1669, m. John Betts (Bills?)


before 1 November 1670 New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Craig Partridge, Ph.D. "The English Origins of Edmund Tapp of New Haven and Milford, Connecticut" in The American Genealogist (New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, April 1997) 72:65-80 and 73:65-73 link
  2. Robert Charles Anderson Great Migration Directory p 329 ("Bennington, Herefordshire; 1637; New Haven, Milford")
  3. The New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1900) 54:352 link
  4. 4.0 4.1 Abbott, Susan Woodruff. Families of Early Milford, Connecticut Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979. Page 280-281.
  5. Fowler, Daniel W. A Genealogy Memoir of the Descendants of Capt. William Fowler, of New Haven, Connecticut Milwaukee, WI: Starr & Son, 1870. Page 13-14.

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