John Bowne

Brief Life History of John

When John Bowne was born on 29 May 1700, in Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Obadiah Bowne, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Bowne, was 31. He married Ann Lippitt about 1721, in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 4 November 1774, in his hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Presbyterian Burial Ground, Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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John Bowne
Ann Lippitt
Marriage: about 1721
Catherine Bowne
Anne Bowne
Lydia Bowne
Andrew Bowne
Catharine Bowne

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  • John Bowne, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Bowne in entry for James Grover and Lidia Bowne, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • John Bowne in entry for William Crawford and Catherine Bowne, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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Historical Boundaries: 1720: Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America 1776: Essex, New Jersey, United States 1857: Union, New Jersey, United States

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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