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BOWATER Thomas[1]

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  • Name BOWATER Thomas 
    Born INT 10 Feb 1654/55 (10th day of the 12th month 165  , , Bromsgrove District, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 14 Mar 1683 
    • Thomas was granted a Quaker certificate to leave for America.

      In the "History of Chester County, Pennsylvania: with genealogical and biographical sketches", p. 23:

      "The Ship called the "Bristol Comfort" from Old England, John Read Master, arrived here in Delawre River the 28th of the 7th month, 1683, & in the same came Alexander Beardsley & Margaret his wife & his daughter Mary : the said Alexander is a Glover & he came from Worcester.
      "Tho: Bowater out of Worstershire, servant to ffrancis ffincher out of Woster City, Glover, for three years: they came in the ship aforesaid."

      NOTE: this was in the list of arrivals to Chester County PA between 1682 and 1688; the original list of arrivals is in possession of the Pennsylvania Historical Society.

      He was received in Philadelphia and later moved to Chester.
    Person ID I6395  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2017 

    Father BOETER John Bowater,   d. 1705, Parish of Bromsgrove in Worcestershire later in Spittlefields, near London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother [UNKNOWN] Ann,   d. INT 5 May 1679 (25th day of the 2nd month 1679) 
    Family ID F2290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 EDGE Sarah,   d. 26 Feb 1692, , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1686  , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F2292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 BARNETT Frances 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F2293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1243] Baldwin, Stewart. "John and Thomas Bowater and their Sister Mary (Bowater) Wright." The American Genealogist. 75 (January 2000): , p. 37 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1245] Smith, Futhey J. "History of Chester County, Pennsylvania: with genealogical and biographical sketches". Digital images. Ancestryheritagequest.com, (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1881), p. 528 (Reliability: 2).