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Tuesday, October 19, 2004

BOWEN Family Bible New York

This is an Old Bible printed in New York, NY in 1801.

There are hand-written family records for the Bowen family. The first entry reads:

Mary Bowen was born March the 15th 1775.

Other names mentioned include: John Bowen, Hanah Bowen, James Bowen, Samuel Bowen, Sarah Bowen, William Bowen, Elisabeth Bowen, Henry Bowen, Catharina Bowen, Susanna Bowen, etc.

There is an interesting newspaper clipping dated 1932 about the first steam railroad built in this country in Honesdale, PA--it is marked "Grandfather Bowen helped build this R.R.

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