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Robert Smith Gowen

Male Abt 1834 - 1909  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Robert Smith Gowen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Born Abt 1834  Reedham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence Pulham-St. Mary Magdalene, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1851  High Road, Gorleston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Relation to Head of House: Son Occupation: Farmer's Son 
    Residence 1861  Manor House, Runham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Relation to Head of House: Son Occupation: Farmer's Son 
    Residence 1871  Diss Heywood, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Relation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Master of the Workhouse 
    Residence 1881  Colegate End, Pulham St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: MarriedRelation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Farmer Of 110 Acres Employing 2 Men & 1 Boy 
    Residence 1891  Ryes Hall farm, Little Henny, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Relation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Farm Bailiff 
    Residence 1901  The Ryes Farm, Little Henny, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Relation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Farm Bailiff 
    Died 16 Jan 1909  Sudbury, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID P2124  Gowen
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 

    Father Henry Burgess Gowen,   b. 1802, Burgh Castle, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1890, Reedham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1792, Ingham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1878, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Oct 1830  Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 13
    Family ID F551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Carpenter,   b. 1852, Needham Market, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Dec 1880  Pullham-St. Mary Magdalene, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Claud William Gowen,   b. 31 Aug 1887, Pulham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1975, Worcester, Hereford and Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     2. Ernest Gowen,   b. Abt 1890, Ryes Hall farm, Little Henny, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Reginald Gowen,   b. 1893, norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen Goodchild,   b. Abt 1841, Needham Market, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Depwade, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1867  Caister Saint Edmund With Markshall,Norfolk,England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Children 
     1. Edith Mary Gowen,   b. 20 Jan 1868, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Sudbury, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     2. Gertrude Gowen,   b. January 1869, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1956, Norwich, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)  [natural]
     3. Arthur Gowen 1,   b. Apr 1870, Depwade, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1870, Depwade, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Ellen Gowen,   b. July 1871, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Marion Gowen,   b. July 1872, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Depwade, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Robert Gowen,   b. Abt 1873, Pulham Mkt, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Mabel Gowen,   b. 1874, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. John Henry Gowen,   b. January 1876, Pulham Magdalen, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Mary Elizabeth Gowen,   b. Abt 1878, Pulham Mkt, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1834 - Reedham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Relation to Head of House: Son Occupation: Farmer's Son - 1851 - High Road, Gorleston, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Relation to Head of House: Son Occupation: Farmer's Son - 1861 - Manor House, Runham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1867 - Caister Saint Edmund With Markshall,Norfolk,England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Relation to Head of House: Head Occupation: Master of the Workhouse - 1871 - Diss Heywood, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1880 - Pullham-St. Mary Magdalene, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 1909 - Sudbury, Suffolk Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S-165052192] England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    3. [S-172123510] 1861 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG 9; Piece: 1195; Folio: 87; Page: 16; GSU roll: 542772.

    4. [S-172155185] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: HO107; Piece: 1805; Folio: 648; Page: 19; GSU roll: 207456.

    5. [S-165329823] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG13; Piece: 1743; Folio: 54; Page: 7.

    6. [S-165129592] 1891 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG12; Piece: 1441; Folio: 54; Page: 3; GSU roll: 6096551.

    7. [S-172123531] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: RG10; Piece: 1836; Folio: 173; Page: 1; GSU roll: 830848.

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