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  • ID: I3553
  • Name: Silas BOWERMAN 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 18 DEC 2013
  • Birth: 27 JUL 1730 in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts
  • Note: Birth record in Massachusetts Town Records shows Silus Borman. 4 5 6 7 8
  • Census: 1790
  • Note: shows him living at Pawling, Dutchess County, NY with 3 m 16+, 1 m -16, 6f
  • Will: 29 MAY 1797 Pawling, Dutchess, New York
  • Note:
    listed as "deceased" 11 Oct 1803; will proved 17 Nov 1803, Dutchess Co, NY DCW B:389-391].

    Silas and Lydia Bowerman were listed as "dec'd of Northeast", Dutchess Co., NY on 25 Nov 1812 [BP 2:661] at the marriage of their son, Macy q.v.

    Will Extract: Dated 27 Apr 1797, probated ca 1803, resided in Pawling; named in will: sons Mettiah, Sylas, Masa or Masy (spelled both ways), daughters Jane Braley, Hannah May, underage & unmarried daughters Anna, Mary, Phebe, Sarah; other: granddaughters Mary & Hannah Bowerman; executors: son Sylas, friend Edward Shove; witnesses: Edward Shrove Jr., Jonathon Shove
    9 10 11 12 13
  • Death: BEF 07 OCT 1803 in North East, Dutchess, New York 14
  • Event: Note
  • Note: moved to New Bedford, MA ca. 1767
  • Event: Note
  • Note: was at marriage of daughter, Hannah, to Capt. James Wing, in 1778 and was still living in New Bedford.
  • Event: Note
  • Note: moved in 1780 to Dutchess County, NY, near Dover
  • Event: Note
  • Note: (Silas Bowerman of the Oblong) sold to Isaac J. Tallman of the Oblong, land that bounded lot 41. Both Silas and Lydia Bowerman signed the deed on 23 Dec 1782.
  • Event: Note
  • Note: and Lydia Bowerman, his wife, were listed as "dec'd of Northeast" on 25 Nov 1812, at the marriage of their son, Macy
  • Event: Note
  • Note: He is mentioned in the Oblong MM (Monthly Meeting) several times 15 11



    Father: Thomas BOWERMAN b: ABT 1699
    Mother: Jane CLAFLEN (CLIFTON) b: 15 FEB 1697 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Marriage 1 Lydia GIFFORD b: ABT 1738/39
    • Married: 25 DEC 1759 in Barnstable, Mass. Bay Colony, Massachusetts
    • Note:
      according to GNBF 1:83; 25 Jul 1759, according to Doherty.
      Lydia's husband, Silas, was a brother to her stepmother, Sarah (Bowerman) Gifford, d/o Thomas (3) and Jane Clifton) Bowerman and Melatiah Gifford's second wife. Lydia's father's will refers to both daughters only by their given names. (Interesting note here: Hannah's stepmother, Sarah (Bowerman) Gifford, was an older sister to Silas, her husband.)
      16 11 17
    Children
    1. Has No Children Lydia BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    2. Has No Children Sarah BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    3. Has No Children Phebe BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    4. Has No Children Jane BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    5. Has Children Melatiah BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    6. Has No Children Macy BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    7. Has No Children Anna BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    8. Has No Children Mary (Mercy) BOWERMAN b: AFT 1760
    9. Has Children Hannah BOWERMAN b: 11 OCT 1760 in Falmouth (prob.), Massachusetts
    10. Has No Children Silas BOWERMAN b: 22 MAR 1772 in New Bedford, Massachusetts

    Marriage 2 Marcy CHADWICK b: 13 AUG 1736 in prob. Falmouth, Massachusetts
    • Married: 08 SEP 1756 in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts 18 11 19

    Sources:
    1. Title: Settlers of the Beekman Patent
      Abbrev: Beekman Patent Settlers
      Author: Frank J. Doherty
      Publication: Frank J. Doherty, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569, ongoing
      Page: Chapter 80, The Bowerman Family, p. 661
    2. Title: History of Little Nine Partners of NE Precinct and Pine Plains, NY
      Abbrev: Little Nine Partners
      Author: Isaac Huntting
      Publication: Chas. Walsh & Co., Printers, Amenia, NY, 1897
      Page: pp 318-320
    3. Title: Ron Lahti skyhawk@hawkshome.net
      Abbrev: Ron Lahti
      Publication: April 2002
      Page: http://hawkshome.net/
    4. Title: Bowerman Family History
      Abbrev: Bowerman History
      Author: A. L. Bowerman
      Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1998
      Page: 120, 131
    5. Title: Falmouth Town Record
      Abbrev: Falmouth town records
      Page: 6: "Silus (Bourman)," s. of Thomas and "Jean," b. 27 Jul 1730
    6. Title: Falmouth Vital Records
      Abbrev: Falmouth VR
      Page: 2:182
    7. Title: Web page
      Abbrev: Web page
      Publication: various
      Page: http://hawkshome.net/
    8. Title: Ancestry Web Site
      Abbrev: Ancestry.com
      Page: Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
    9. Title: New York Wills
      Abbrev: New York Wills
      Author: Fernow
      Page: Dutchess County Will Book B:389-391
    10. Title: Bowerman Family History
      Abbrev: Bowerman History
      Author: A. L. Bowerman
      Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1998
      Page: 324, 325
    11. Title: Ron Lahti skyhawk@hawkshome.net
      Abbrev: Ron Lahti
      Publication: April 2002
    12. Title: History of Ontario County, NY
      Abbrev: History of Ontario County
      Page: p. 171
    13. Title: Web page
      Abbrev: Web page
      Publication: various
      Page: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~guppyross/duchwill.html
    14. Title: Will
      Abbrev: Will
    15. Title: Family History Library Microfilm
      Abbrev: FHLMF
      Page: 0017316, pp 14, 16, 99, 140
    16. Title: Falmouth Vital Records
      Abbrev: Falmouth VR
      Page: 137; "Silas (Bormaman, Bormand, int.), and Lydia Gifford, 25 Dec 1759"
    17. Title: Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families
      Abbrev: GNBF
      Author: Amos Otis, rev. by C.F. Swift
      Publication: Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, MD, 1888 rev 1979
      Page: 1:83
    18. Title: Falmouth Vital Records
      Abbrev: Falmouth VR
      Page: 140: Silas (Bowerman) and Marcy Chadwick, 8 Sep 1756
    19. Title: Bowerman Family History
      Abbrev: Bowerman History
      Author: A. L. Bowerman
      Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1998
      Page: 120, 131, 324

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