Martha Bowne

Femaleabout 1736–15 December 1814

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Bowne was born about 1736, her father, Thomas Bowne, was 27 and her mother, Mrs Thomas Bowne, was 22. She married Jonathan Tuley on 22 June 1758, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 December 1814, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79.

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Joseph Archer
Martha Bowne
Marriage: 3 October 1769
Samuel Archer
Sarah Archer
Isaac Archer
Rebecca Archer

Sources (9)

  • Martha Brown, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Martha Tuly, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Martha Brown, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1769Mansfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 39

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 40

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 44

    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bown (see also Boone or Bone ).

    History: John Bowne (c. 1627–95), a Quaker, came from Matlock, Derbyshire, England, to Boston, MA, in 1651.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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