'Bowen1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bowen of Bowen's Court, Bowen of Carrigadrohid Castle, Bowen of Court House, Bowen of Kilbolane, Bowen of Oak Grove

BLGI1912 suggests that this family descended from "Maenarch, Lord of Brecknock, 14th in descent from Caradoc Vraichvras".
Harry Bowen
1. Theodore Bowen of Court House in Ilston, Glamorganshire
  A. Harry Bowen of Court House (d 1582)
  i. Henry Bowen of Llanellan, Glamorganshire the first mentioned by BIFR1976
  m. Margaret Holland (dau of Rev. H. Holland of Cheriton)
  a. Henry Bowen (d before 10.02.1658-9, Colonel in Cromwell's army, to Ireland)
  m1. Anne Mansell (dau/heir of Henry Mansell)
(1) John Bowen of Farrihy & Kilbolane Castle (d 1718)
  m. (1660) Mary Nicholls (dau/heir of Capt. John Nicholls of Kilbolane)
  (A) Henry Bowen of Kilbolane, co Cork
  m. (1716) Jane Cole (dau/heir of Robert Cole of Ballymackey)
  (i) Henry Cole Bowen of Bowen's Court in Kildorrey, co Corh
  m. (06.01.1760) Margaret Wilson (d 1802, dau of Ralph Warter Wilson, cousin)
  (a) Henry Cole Bowen of Bowen's Court (dsp 1837)
  m. (1789) Catherine Prittie (dau of Henry Prittie, Lord Dunalley)
  (b) John Bowen (dsp)
m. Martha Randall
  (c) Ralph Bowen had issue
  m. (1804) Mary Doherty (dau of Edmund Doherty of Mount Bruis)
  (d) Robert Bowen (d 10.05.1827) had issue
  m. (01.02.1806) Elizabeth Galwey (d 1861, dau of William Galwey of Summerhill by Elizabeth, dau of Rev. Williamson Wright) ## see here ##
  (e) Nicholls Bowen (bpt 13.10.1773, d 08.10.1837, rector of Ballyfeard)
  m. (1795) Brianna Travers (dau of Robert Travers)
  ((1)) Henry Cole Bowen of Dunderon, co Cork (b 1777 (sb 1797?), dsp 20.09.1872)
  m. (12.06.1834) Elizabeth Lander (d 13.09.1800 (sb 1900?), dau of William Lander of Kinsale)
  ((2)) John Cole Bowen (b 06.09.1812, dsp 10.03.1883, 4th son)
  m. (08.11.1864) Catherine Travers Cross (d 30.04.1911, dau of James Cross)
((3)) Henrietta Cole Bowen (d 11.05.1864)
  m. (13.07.1820) John Lawrence Hornibrook of Kilbrogan (d 04.08.1833)
  ((4))+ other issue (d unm) - Robert Travers Cole (b 04.10.1801, d 17.08.1864), Catherine Cole (b 02.10.1800, bur 26.06.1875), Bryanna Cole (b 1798-9?, d 21.01.1858), Mary Cole (b 1817-8, d 28.05.1852)
  (f) Jane Bowen
m. Rev. William Berkley
  (g) Thomasine Bowen (d 15.10.1818)
  m. George Jocelyn
  (h) Catherine Bowen
  m. John Wight
  (i) Margaret Bowen
  m1. (1798) William Perry
  m2. _ Maunsell
  (j) Henrietta Bowen
  m. John Metge of Athlumney
  (k) Isabella Bowen
m. (07.01.1830) Edward Sheffield Cassan
  (l)+ other issue - William (d unm), Stephens (had issue), Edward (dsp)
  (ii) Catherine Bowen
  (B) John Bowen of Carrigadrohid, co Cork
  m. (1724) Elizabeth Coote (dau of Rev. D. Chidley Coote)
  (i) John Bowen of Carrigadrohid Castle & Oak Grove, co Cork (d 1824)
  m1. Katherine Scott (dau of Angel Scott of Cahiroon)
  (a) Katherine Bowen
  m. James Barry
  (b) Jane Bowen
  m. (1777) John Colthurst of Dripsey Castle
  (c) Margaret Bowen
m. (18.12.1787) Robert Warren Gumbleton of Fort William Park & Glanatore
  m2. (1797) Anne White (bur 15.10.1850, dau of Benjamin White of Bridepark)
  (d) John Bowen of Carrigadrohid Castle & Oak Grove (b 15.01.1798, d 09.05.1870) had issue
  m. (03.06.1819) Mary Honner (bur 12.03.1862, dau/heir of William Honner of Roundhill)
  (C)+ other issue - Stephens, 2 daughters
  (2) Maud Bowen possibly of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. William Cradock of Long Ash
  (A) Catherine Cradock
  m. Robert Wyburne
  (3)+ other issue
  m2. Katherine Price (dau of William Price of Gellihir)
  ii.+ other issue

Main source(s): BLGI1912 (Bowen of Bowen's Court), BIFR1976 (Bowen)
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