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William Gowen

Male Abt 1809 - 1881  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name William Gowen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Born Abt 1809  Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Flat Stones, Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation: Farm Worker Name William Gawne 
    Residence 1851  Elm Village, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Relation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Worker 
    Residence 1861  Elm Village, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 51 Relation: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Maker Samuel Gowen living next door 
    Residence 1871  Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 60 Relation: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Maker Son Theophilius living next door 
    Died January 1881  Frome, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID P1257  Gowen
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 

    Mother Elizabeth Gowen 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 13 Sep 1835  Lyncombe and Widcombe, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married 27 Sep 1835  Bath, St James, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 10 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married 26 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Married 26 Oct 1835  Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. John Charles White Gawen,   b. 1835, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Theophilus Gowen,   b. Dec 1838, Great Elm, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1912, Newton Abbot, Devonshire, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)  [natural]
     3. Louisa Barbara Gowen,   b. Abt 1841, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1914, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Albert Gowen,   b. Abt 1844, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Eliza Gowen,   b. Abt 1845, Great Elm, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1809 - Great Elm, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1835 - Bath, St James, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 60 Relation: Head Occupation: Edge Tool Maker Son Theophilius living next door - 1871 - Great Elm, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S-172123531] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG10; Piece: 2437; Folio: 18; Page: 1; GSU roll: 835181.

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

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

    5. [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: 13; GSU roll: 474597.

    6. [S-165052189] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    7. [S-172123079] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    8. [S1650795793] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    9. [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.

    10. [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.

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