'Bowen2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bowen of Ballyadams, Bowen of Hollymount

John ap Thomas ap Owen ("of ancient Welsh descent")
1. Robert Bowen of Ballyadams, co Laois (d 31.07.1621, to Ireland, Provost Marshall of Leinster and East & West Meath)
m. Alice Hartpole (d 04.06.1634, dau of Walter Hartpole of Rochester)
  A. Sir John Bowen of Ballyadams (d 09.02.1641)
  m. Alice Magrath (dau of Meyler Magrath, Archbishop of Cashel)
  i. William Bowen of Ballyadams (d 11.04.1686, 2nd son)
  m1. Bridget Tynte (dau of Sir Robert Tynte of Dunlavin)
  a. Helena Bowen
m. (1665) Edward Brereton of Loughteog
  b. Katherine Bowen
  m. Pierce Butler of Kilvelouigh
  m2. Margaret Domville (dau of Sir William Domville, Attorney General)
  c. John Bowen of Ballyadams (dsp before 19.01.1691)
  d. Bridget Bowen
  m. Thomas Carr
e. Mary Bowen (d unm)
  f. Lucy Bowen (d 1733)
  m. William Southwell
  ii.+ other issue - Robert (dvpsp), Henry, Arthur, Thomas, George
B. Oliver Bowen (a 1641, dsp, cousin of Philip Bowen of Haskard in Pembrokeshire)
  C. Thomas Bowen of Liskellen
  m. Elizabeth Warter (dau of Gilbert Warter of Cullin)
  i. Edmund Bowen
  a. Oliver Bowen
  (1) William Bowen of Hollymount - continued below
  m. Sarah Blake
  D. Margaret Bowen
  m. Alexander Barrington of Cullenagh
E. Margery Bowen
  m. Henry Brereton of Loughteog
  F. Elizabeth Bowen
  m. James Freeman of Gishiden
  G. Alice Bowen
  m. Pierce Butler of Castle Comer
  H. Susan Bowen
  m. Robert Hovenden of Ballyfoile
  I. Mabel Bowen
  m. Robert Hetherington of Boherard
  J. Anne Bowen probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Ram, Bishop of Ferns & Leighlin (d 24.11.1634)
  K. Mary Bowen possibly of this generation
  m. Joseph Travers (vicar of Clonfeacle, Chancellor of Cloyne, Archdeacon of Kildare)
2. William Bowen of Castle Carra, co Mayo (dsp 25.07.1594, to Ireland)



BLGI1912 starts with the following William without mentioning the connection shown above to the family of Ballyadams. This leaves us slightly concerned that doubts may have arisen concerning the reported connection.
William Bowen of Hollymount, co Mayo - continued above
m. Sarah Blake
1. Christopher Bowen of Hollymount (d 1812)
  m. Anne Allen
A. Anne Bowen
  m. Anthony Elwood of Annefield
  i. Anthony Elwood, later Bowen
  B. Mary Bowen probably of this generation
  m. John Blake of The Heath, later of Mullaghmore & Windfield (d 1812)
2. William Bowen (d 1786)
m. Ellen Burke
  A. Christopher Bowen of Hollymount (d 08.1828)
  The following is supported by BLGI1912 (Miller of Milford and Blindwell).
  m. (1800) Elizabeth Miller (d 01.1815, dau of Croasdaile Miller of Milford)
  i. Christopher Bowen of Hollymount & Heatherwood (Isle of Wight) (b 16.10.1801, d 1890, rector in Winchester) had issue
  m. (17.01.1834) Katherine Emily Steele (d 01.02.1902, dau of Sir Richard Steele, 3rd Bart of Hampstead)
  ii. Croasdaile Bowen, later Miller of Milford (b 1802, d 19.04.1837) had issue
  m. (22.10.1828) Catherine Anne Ormsby (d 1896, dau of Thomas Ormsby of Knockmore)
  iii. Charles Bowen 'of Mitford' (b 15.05.1804, d 03.04.1871) had issue
  m. (19.11.1829) Georgiana Lambert (b c1802, d 11.08.1902, dau of Joseph Lambert of Brookhill)
  iv. Robert Bowen (d 1882) had issue
  m. Jane Courtenay (d 1882, dau of Edward R. Courtenay of Drumselk)
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - William, Edward George (d 1873), Anne (d 1876), Eliza Louisa (d 1834)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Bowen of Hollymount) with support for the lower section from BLGI1912 (Bowen of Hollymount)
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