Michael Bowden (1673-1741) is #630 on my Ahnentafel Record, my seventh great-grandfather, who married #631 Sarah Davis (1676-1749) in 1697 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
I’m descended via:
* their daughter #9 Hattie Louisa Hildreth (1857-1920) married #8 Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922) in 1874.
* their son #4 Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) married #5 Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962) in 1900.
* their son #2 Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983) married #3 Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002) in 1942.
* their son #1 Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-living)
1) PERSON (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
“Within the Title of God amen. I Michael Bowden of Lynn within the County of Essex and Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Inholder, Being weak in physique however of Good Disposing thoughts and reminiscence, Do make this my Final will and testomony. Imps. I’ll that my physique be Decently Interred on the Discretion of my Executor.“Merchandise I’ll that my Exec-t-r Duely pay all my Simply Money owed, and Funeral Costs out of my moveable property.“Merchandise I’ll to my Beloved spouse Sarah the Improvm’t of my complete remaining Property Through the time of her Pure Life In lieu of her thirds.“Merchandise I’ll that after my spouse’s decease my complete Property be devided in equal elements To and amongst all my Kids that Shall be then Alive And the Lawfull Representatives of any that could be Dec-d.“Merchandise I’ll that my spouse Sarah be sole Execut-r of this my Final Testomony In Witness Whereof I’ve hereunto Sett my hand and Seal this twenty Sixth of Sept-r 1741.“Signed, Sealed printed & Declared by ye sd Michael Bowden to be his Final will and Testam-tIn presence of John Lewis,Henry BurchfeldJohn Newhall Michael Bowden & Seal”
NOTE: In 2014, Amy Johnson Crow urged a weekly weblog theme of “52 Ancestors” in her weblog submit 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on the No Story Too Small weblog. I’ve prolonged this theme in 2021 for an eighth 12 months to 416 Ancestors in 416 Weeks. The record of 52 Ancestors biographies from my great-grandparents to the seventh great-grandparents (in work) is in https://www.geneamusings.com/p/ancestor-biographies.html.
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