BOWES family, Pioneers in Gloucester Township, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Ireland to Bowesville

December 11, 2001:

Hi Al,

I see you recently unsubscribed and hope it's just to take a breather not
because of any problems. I have received the first film from St. Michael's
Corkery and have been noticing a few connections. I've been wondering if I
should order in the next film and so I went back to your website to check
the Huntley Twp. records.  I have found this family that I'm wondering
about. On my paternal grandmother's Hughes side of the family from Perth I
have Owen Hughes and Rose Flood who arrived in Dalhousie Twp. in 1820. Their
daughter Margaret married Daniel Boes/Bowes but after that I've lost track.
Would you please check out these records to see who are the parents?



Bowes, Mary Jane 10/17/1863
Bowes, Daniel 4/3/1865
Bowes, Daniel 2/9/1866
Bowes, Rose Anne 1/7/1867
Bowes, James Edward 1/19/1868
Bowes, Denis, Jno 3/20/1868
Bowes, William 5/16/1868
Bowes, William Jno 5/4/1870

Elaine: Here they are: Bowes, Daniel son of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 4/3/1865 Sponsors: McKinnon, John and McKinnon, Margaret Bowes, Daniel son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill, Catharine 2/9/1866 Sponsors: Bowes, Daniel and Bowes, Mary Bowes, Denis John, son of Bowes, William and Harty, Margaret 3/20/1868 Sponsors: McDonnell, James and Bowes, Catharine Bowes, James Edward son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill / O'neil, Catharine 1/19/1868 Sponsors: Bowes, William and McDonnell, Catharine Bowes, Mary Jane daughter of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 10/17/1863 Sponsors: Dowdall, Edward and Corcoran, Margaret Bowes, Rose Anne daughter of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 1/7/1867 Sponsors: Foley, Michael Jr and McDonald, Catharine Bowes, William son of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 5/16/1868 Sponsors: Meehan, Patrick and Meehan, Jane Bowes, William John son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill, Catherine 5/4/1870 Sponsors: Bowes, Francis and O'Neill, Mary Jane
Who did all the transcribing? those records are hard to read being all bunched up and everything. My hat's off to them. Are the transcribed records actually for sale? Thanks for your help, Elaine =========== This is part of a database of BMD for St. Michael's at Corkery. It's sorted alphabetically and is complete except for some births (I think) beginning with the letters S to Z. I received this a few years ago and said I wouldn't put it all on the Internet "but could I do lookups?" "Sure, fill your hat" she said. Over time I've been fixing spelling and transcription "errors" but there's still a way to go. The version at home is a lot more accurate (I think) by now. =========== Also, there were a gang of Hughes from County Armagh who settled in Gloucester Township after the Rideau Canal was built (1826-1832). They and my McGee ancestors closely intermarried to the extent that I believe there was a relationship going back to Ireland. Now, not far from where they settled at South Gloucester was a place called "Bowesville" - where the Ottawa International Airport is now. Any chance any of your Bowes people settled there? ... Al
December 13, 2001 Hi Al, Thanks for your help with this family. I can now give you a better picture of them plus a few other notes which may help other researchers (and me :-) The records show both Boes and Bowes but I suspect the latter spelling is the one to use. These are all Roman Catholic marriages of Lanark Co. but since some were at Smith Falls, I suspect that there were cross overs between Lanark and Renfrew Counties. The other family that I've been tracking in both counties is Margaret's sister Mary who married 20-Aug-1845 Patrick Doyle son of Thomas Doyle and Mary Kelly of Co Wexford. The Hughes's were apparently from County Cavan and so don't seemingly relate to you Gloucester folks although in Ireland???. Mary Hughes and Patrick Doyle lived in Montague Township at one point. Daniel Boes s/o Patrick Bowes and Mary Power(s), County Wexford, Ireland. Margaret HUGHES d/o Owen and Rose FLOOD, County Cavan, Ireland 28 May 1856 at St. John Baptist, Perth ... Bowes, Daniel son of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 4/3/1865 Sponsors: McKinnon, John and McKinnon, Margaret ... Bowes, Mary Jane daughter of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 10/17/1863 Sponsors: Dowdall, Edward and Corcoran, Margaret ... Bowes, Rose Anne daughter of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 1/7/1867 Sponsors: Foley, Michael Jr and McDonald, Catharine ... Bowes, William son of Bowes, Daniel and Hughes, Margaret 5/16/1868 Sponsors: Meehan, Patrick and Meehan, Jane James Bowes s/o John and Mary DELANEY Ada O'CONNOR d/o William and Helen MURPHY 01 May 1879 St. Francis de Salles, Smith Falls James Boes s/o Patrick Bowes and Mary POWER(s) Anne LEONARD d/o Patrick and Bridget McKENZIE 24 Apr 1854 at St. John Baptist, Perth James Bowes s/o Michael and Mary Ann KEARNS Bridget Evelyn MAHON d/o --- and --- 27 Nov 1916 Perth John Bowes s/o Matthew and Mary STACK Ann CONNOR d/o Michael and Rebecca NEVILLE 06 Aug 1835 St. John Baptist, Perth Patrick Bowes s/o James and Margaret LAWLOR Ellen WHITE d/o John and Ellen SCOTT 12 Oct 1865 St. John Baptist, Perth Patrick Boes s/o James and Ann LEONARD Margaret BUCHANAN d/o Daniel and Bridget McGOWAN 7 Oct 1897 St. John Baptist, Perth Patrick Boes s/o Patrick Bowes and Mary POWER(s) Catherine O'NEIL d/o Paul and Margaret RILEY 07 Apr 1856 at St. John Baptist, Perth ... Bowes, Daniel son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill, Catharine 2/9/1866 Sponsors: Bowes, Daniel and Bowes, Mary ... Bowes, William John son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill, Catherine 5/4/1870 Sponsors: Bowes, Francis and O'Neill, Mary Jane ... Bowes, James Edward son of Bowes, Patrick and O'Neill / O'Neil, Catharine 1/19/1868 Sponsors: Bowes, William and McDonnell, Catharine John Bowes s/o Patrick and Margaret POWELL Jane WARD d/o Edward and Ann CARLIN 03 May 1869 St. John Baptist, Perth Michael Bowes s/o James and Anne LEON Mary Anne KEARNS d/o Patrick and Mary Ann CRAWFORD 02 May 1887 St. John Baptist, Perth Michael Vincent Bowes s/o Patrick and Margaret BUCHANAN Gertrude O'NEILL d/o --- and --- 03 Nov 1925 at Perth of Bathurst Twp. Thomas Boes s/o Patrick and Mary POWER(s) Teresa KELLY d/o Thomas and Margaret DEACON 30 Apr 1849 at St. John Baptist, Perth Thomas Boes s/o Patrick Bowes and Mary Power(s) Margaret O'NEIL d/o Paul and Margaret O'REILLY 18 Jun 1853 at St. John Baptist, Perth Timothy Bowes s/o Timothy and Isabella BEATTY Ellen BRENNAN d/o John and Ella FARRELL 27 Apr 1898 at St. Francis de Sales, Smith Falls 1820 Location Report Bathurst District - Ramsay Twp.: Bowes, John, James Jr. and Sr., Thomas Ramsay C5, 6, 7 L20W, 21E, 23W, 20E 1861 census Location Bathurst: Daniel and Margaret Con 5 Lot 13 aged 23 occup. farmer with Catherine Hughes 25 servant. ?? Marg's sister? James and Catherine Bowes Con 8 Lot 17 with Patrick and Mary Jane. Patrick and Ann Bowes Con 8 Lot 17 with Marg, Michael, Patrk Jr. Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario: BOWES , DANIEL, Sex: Male, Age: 33, Birthplace: ONTARIO, Religion: Roman Catholic, Origin: IRISH, Occupation: FARMER, District: RENFREW NORTH ( 082 ), Sub-district: Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay ( K ), Division:1 Page:3, Microfilm reel: C-10,022, Reference:RG31 Statistics Canada. Renfrew Co file 03, line 132, Buchanan Twp. (Chalk River) Lot 4 Range A was leased land so not an owner. Daniel 33, Margaret age 30, John age 15, Margaret age 11, Patrick age 9, Ellen age 8, Daniel Jr. age 6, Roseyan age 5, William age 4, Michael age 1. On Owen Hughes 1860s will it says Margaret from Twp of Ross County Renfrew but I haven't found them there. Daniel and Margaret are not on the 1881 Buchanan census so I'm back to square one. 1 Daniel Sr BOWES b: Abt. 1838 Bathurst Twp., Lanark Co., ON . +Margaret HUGHES b: 01 Mar 1838 Dalhousie Twp., Lanark Co., ON m: 20 May 1856 Perth, Lanark Co., ON Father: Owen B. HUGHES Mother: Rose FLOOD Baptism: 07 Feb 1838 Owen Flood, Ann McCrennan .. 2 John BOWES b: Abt. 1856 Lanark Co., ON .. 2 Margaret BOWES b: Feb 1860 Lanark Co., ON Baptism: 17 Mar 1860 5 wks, Michael Boes, Margaret Kehoe .. 2 Patrick BOWES b: Abt. 1862 Lanark Co, ON ...... +Nettie Mary COVILL b: Lanark Co, ON m: 26 May 1913 Perth, Lanark Co., ON .. 2 Mary Jane 'Ellen' BOWES b: 17 Oct 1863 Lanark Co., ON .. 2 Daniel Jr BOWES b: 03 Apr 1865 Lanark Co., ON .. 2 Rose Anne BOWES b: 07 Jan 1867 Lanark Co., ON .. 2 William BOWES b: 16 May 1868 Lanark Co., ON .. 2 Michael BOWES b: Abt. 1869 Lanark Co., ON Elaine ps What church were these baptisms recorded? St. Michael's? We went there a couple of weeks ago after the Stittsville flea market and took a couple of photos. Once developed, I can give you a copy which might be nice on the website :-) We looked around Carp as well and Peter Robinson Rd. ========= Elaine: Yes, the records are from St. Michael's. ... Al See also Elaine's page for Murtagh Burns / Byrnes and Sarah Grier.
October 25, 2002: -----Original Message----- From: Ray Daly [mailto:raydaly@sympatico.ca] Sent: October 24, 2002 11:02 PM To: Joy Subject: Bowes Hello. There was a family of Bowes who lived near Dan and Ellen Carroll. I remember when I was a young fellow there was a little old lady, who came to Farrell's store in the evening and they called her Rosie Bowes. I know that the Cassidy family were related to Bowes. I will dig up the Census for Wakefield and see what I can find. I am about the oldest guy around and the Cassidys are all gone. There is nobody that I can ask This Dan Carroll mustn't have known who their relatives were. I never heard them mention these people. I will drop a note next week and let you if I find out about these Bowes. You are correct in saying they lived in Farrellton. There is a stained window in our church donated to the memory of Thomas Carroll I will read what is exactly is on it. There were three different families of Carroll living in Farrellton. Ray
February 11, 2003: Hi, I saw your research on the internet about the Bowes family near Bowesville. I am a direct descendant of the Bowes' who settled in Bowesville. I have many names going back to 1830 in Bowesville but not before. Still trying to find out when and who actually got here around then. Maybe we can help each other because I have a good list of names and dates. Terry Bowes
January 21, 2006: Hi Terry - it has been passed down through family history that our Quinns were second cousins to Richard Bowes. I believe that is why the Quinn's came to Bowesville to settle. When the Quinns came to Bowesville in 1840 the family included: James and Nancy (the parents) Elizabeth married to Patrick Brady Ann married to Patrick Dunn Martin married to Mary Connors (who settled right beside the Bowes in Bowesville) Patrick Michael Do you know info on Richard Bowes and previous generations. We must be related way, way back. ... Mary Quinn __________________________________

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