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Theophilus Gowen

Male 1838 - 1912  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Theophilus Gowen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Born Dec 1838  Great Elm, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Surname written as Gawne 
    Residence 1851  Elm Village, Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Relation to Head of House: Son Occupation: Cloth Worker 
    Residence 1861  Elm Village, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 22 Relation: Son Occupation: Edge Tool Maker 
    Residence 1871  Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 32 Relation: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Maker 
    Residence 1881  Brickyard Cottages, Mells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 42 Relation: Head Condition as to marriage: Married Occupation: Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 1891  Rectory Cottage, Mells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 52 Relation: Head Widower Occupation: Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 1901  Mells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 62 Relation: Head Occupation: Gardener 
    Residence 02 Apr 1911  4 Alma Terrace, Rock Road, Tormoham, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age in 1911: 72 Marital Status: Widowed Relation to Head: Father-in-law 
    Died January 1912  Newton Abbot, Devonshire, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Age at Death: 73
    Person ID P1247  Gowen
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 

    Father William Gowen,   b. Abt 1809, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1881, Frome, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hester White,   b. Abt 1807, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1879, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Sep 1835  Lyncombe and Widcombe, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Married 27 Sep 1835  Bath, St James, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Married 10 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Married 26 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Married 26 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Mees,   b. Abt 1843, Mells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. October 1901, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1892  Kensington St Barnabas, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Louisa Candy,   b. Sep 1841, Little Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1890, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Dec 1877  Frome, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Gray,   b. Abt 1834, Waterperry, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. October 1875, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1863  Frome, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13, 14
    Married 23 Jul 1863  Mells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
     1. William Frederick Gowen,   b. Abt 1865, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Charles Henry Gray Gowen,   b. January 1866, Gt Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1918, Frome, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Frank Gowen,   b. 5 Apr 1867, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1949, Bromyard, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     4. Edgar Gowen,   b. Mar 1871, Great Elm Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1914, Newton Abbot, Devonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)  [natural]
     5. Walter Wellstood Gowen,   b. October 1871, Gt Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1838 - Great Elm, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jul 1863 - Mells, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 32 Relation: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Maker - 1871 - Great Elm, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 42 Relation: Head Condition as to marriage: Married Occupation: Agricultural Labourer - 1881 - Brickyard Cottages, Mells, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 62 Relation: Head Occupation: Gardener - 1901 - Mells, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - January 1912 - Newton Abbot, Devonshire, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-164510204] 1911 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).
      Name: Theophilus Gowen Birth: abt 1839 in Great Elm, Somerset Death:
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1911england&h=54258803&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt

    2. [S-165129592] 1891 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG12; Piece: 1905; Folio: 102; Page: 2; GSU roll: 6097015.

    3. [S-172123510] 1861 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG 9; Piece: 1657; Folio: 82; Page: 10; GSU roll: 542846.

    4. [S-172123096] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG11; Piece: 2400; Folio: 125; Page: 19; GSU roll: 1341577.

    5. [S-172123531] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG10; Piece: 2437; Folio: 18; Page: 1; GSU roll: 835181.

    6. [S1657065607] England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    7. [S1657065605] England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    8. [S1657065610] London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Barnabas, Kensington, Register of marriages, P84/BAN, Item 007.

    9. [S-165329823] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG13; Piece: 2311; Folio: 116; Page: 11.

    10. [S1657065609] England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    11. [S-172155185] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: HO107; Piece: 1932; Folio: 764; Page: 4; GSU roll: 221090-221091.

    12. [S-172123312] 1841 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc), Class: HO107; Piece: 942; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Elm; County: Somerset; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 6; Page: 4; Line: 16; GSU roll: 474597.

    13. [S-165052192] England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    14. [S1652308733] Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\el/2/2/1.

    15. [S1652308733] Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\mls/2/1/12.

    16. [S1652308733] Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\ba.ja/2/2/1.

    17. [S1652308733] Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\el/2/1/3.