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Samuel BOWEN
Martha CHASE
Please Note:  for some unfathomable reason, secondary sources, primarily at Ancestry Public Member Trees, are showing out subject as being named Samuel BROWN, not BOWEN, and as being the father of the Samuel BROWN who married Molly HIDDEN, with his wife, Martha CHASE.  Our subject is Samuel BOWEN, not Samuel BROWN, and when he married Martha (CHASE) FOWLER, she was already too old to bear children.
Husband:  Samuel BOWEN
Birth:  28 Feb 1702, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
Death:  23 Oct 1784, Warren, Bristol Co., RI
Disposition:  buried Bowen Family Lot, Read Farm, Warren, Bristol Co., RI
Father:  Thomas BOWEN (1664-1743)
Mother:  Thankful MASON (1672-1743)
Marriage-1:  ca. 1727 
Wife-1:  Sarah SMITH
Birth:  ca. 1710
Death:  7 Jun 1747, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
Marriage-2:  11 May 1749, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
Wife-2:  Martha CHASE
Birth:  24 Feb 1702, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
Death:  after 19 Feb 1755, Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
Other Spouse:  m1. 2 Nov 1720, Ezekiel FOWLER
Father:  Samuel CHASE
Mother:  Sarah SHERMAN
Children with Sarah SMITH born in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA:
1.  Thomas BOWEN, b. 5 Mar 1728
2.  [Mercy] Marcy BOWEN, b. 22 Feb 1730
3.  William BOWEN, b. 17 Dec 1731; d. 3 Apr 1808, Northbridge, Worcester Co., MA; m. Anne JENNINGS (1732- )
4.  Hannah BOWEN, b. 5 Dec 1733
5.  Olief / Olive BOWEN, b. 12 Feb 1736
6.  Smith BOWEN, b. 27 Feb 1738; d. 26 Mar 1827, Warren, Bristol Co., RI
7.  David BOWEN, b. 24 Feb 1740
8.  Elisabeth / Elizabeth BOWEN, b. 24 Dec 1741
Children with Martha CHASE:
[Martha was too old to bear any children with our subject.]
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Massachusetts, Rhode Island


1.  Massachusetts:  Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name Samuel Bowen
Gender Male
Birth Date 28 Feb 1702
Birthplace Swansea, Bristol, MA
Father's Name Thomas Bowen
Mother's Name Thankful
Source Film Number 0903395 IT 6

2.  Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (online at AmericanAncestors.org):
Swansea, p. 55 David Bowen the Son of Samuel Bowen and of Sarah his wife was born
   February the 24:1740
Swansea, p. 65 Elisabeth Bowen the Daughter of Samuel Bowen and Sarah his wife was
   born December the 24:1741
Swansea, p. 81 Hannah Bowen the Daughter of Samuel Bowen and Sara[torn] his wife was
   Born December the 5:1733
Swansea, p. 116 Marcy Bowen the Daughter of Samuel Bowen and Sarah [his] wife was
   born march the 22:1730
Swansea, p. 127 Olief Bowen the Daughter of Samuel Bowen and Sarah his wife was born
   february the 12:1736
Swansea, p. 153 Smith Bowen the Son of Samuel Bowen and Sarah hsi wife was born
   February the 27:1738
Swansea, p. 159 Thomas the Son of Samuel Bowen and of Sarah hsi wife was born march
   the :5:1728
Swansea, p. 163 William Bowen the Son of Samuel Bowen and Sarah his wife was born
   December the 17:1731

3.  George Walter Chamberlain, compiler.  1933.  "Some Descendants of William Chase of Roxbury and Yarmouth, Mass."  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston, MA) 87:44-55.
p. 54 10.  SAMUEL3 CHASE... married at Portsmouth [Newport Co., RI], in 1699, SARAH SHERMAN...
     Children, born at Swansea...
  ii.   MARTHA, b. 24 Feb. 1702; living 19 Feb. 1755; m. (1) 2 Nov. 1720 EZEKIEL FOWLER ; m. (2) 11 May 1749 SAMUEL BOWEN.

4.  LDS.  Family Search:  Pedigree Resouce File (online at familysearch.org).

5.  LDS.  Family Search:  Family Trees (online at familysearch.org).

6.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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