Anne Bower

about 1636–
Walton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

Anne Bower was born about 1636, in Walton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married James Brownhill on 11 June 1657. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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James Brownhill
Anne Bower
Marriage: 11 June 1657
Anthony Brownell
Margret Brownell
Joshua Brownhill

Spouse and Children

11 June 1657
of Dalton, Yorks., Eng.



    Margret Brownell


    Joshua Brownhill


Name Meaning

1 Scottish: occupational name for a bow maker, Older Scots bowar, equivalent to English Bowyer .2 English and Scottish: from Middle English bur, bour ‘bower’, ‘cottage’, ‘inner room’ (Old English būr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a small cottage, an occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bowerman ), or a habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, named Bower or Bowers from this word.

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

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  • / in entry for Joshua Brownhill, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"

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