Mary Bowdy1

#773, (1708 - before November 1758)
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Moses Bowdy2 (s 1674 - 1714)
Mother*Ruth Wittum (s 1679 - )

Family

Josiah Bridges III b. 1705, d. 1771
Children 1.Josiah Bridges IV7 (1734 - )
 2.Mary Bridges7 (1736 - )
 3. John Benjamin Bridges+8 (1745 - 1823)
Mary Bowdy was also known as Bowden.3 
Her married name was Bridges. 
Birth*1708She was born in 1708. 
Marriage*22 November 1733She married Josiah Bridges III, son of Josiah Bridges Jr and Elizabeth Bragdon, on 22 November 1733 at Kittery, York Co., MaineG.1,4,5 
Death*before November 1758She died before November 1758 at Kittery, York Co., MaineG.6 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S378] Lester Mackenzie Bragdon and John Eldridge Frost, "Vital Records of York, Maine", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 109 etc. (1955 etc.): 114:126, entry 3 "Josiah Bridges Jun'r of Kittery & Mary Bowdy [sic] of York intend Marriage. Entered May 26th 1733. Married Nov 22d, 1733 by ye Rev M Joseph Moody--."
  2. [S1164] Lester M. Bragdon, transcriber, "Births of the Upper Parish in York", The Maine Genealogist Volumes 23-24 (2001-2002): 23:123, Mary dau. of Moses Bowdy.
  3. [S341] Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin, editor, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Portland, ME: Southward Press, 1928–1939), p. 99. Moses Boody (Bowdy, Boudey, Bouden, Voden), mason, of Kittery; marr. 29 Nov. 1697 at Dover Ruth Wittum, children: Abigail, b. 27 Oct 1699 in Kittery, marr. York 7 May 1727 Samuel Shaw, 8 ch.; Ruth, b. 22 Jun 1702, marr. York Dec 1728 John Bennett of Kittery; Moses (Bowdy), blacksmith, marr. at Amesbury 2 Jun 1730 Phebe Weed; (likely) Mary, m. York 22 Nov 1733 Josiah Bridges; (likely) Sarah.
  4. [S341] Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, "Moses (Bowdy, Boudey, Bouden, Voden), mason, Kittery. Same man as Moses Boden of Newbury 1695, sick soldier Lists 290, 298. M. 29 Nov. 1697 at Dover Ruth Wittum. Ch. (not named in nunc. will, 18 Dec. 1714); Abigail, b. 27 Oct. 1699 in Kit., m. York 7 May 1727 Samuel Shaw. 8 ch. Ruth, b. 22 June 1702, m. York Dec. 1728 John Bennett of Kittery. Moses (Bowdy), blacksmith, m. at Amesbury 2 June 1730 Phebe Weed. In ct. (counterf. money) 1745. 5 ch. rec. 1731-39. Besides likely: Mary, m. York 22 Nov. 1733 Josiah Bridges. Sarah, ‘of Dover,’ in ct. 1735. Wit.: Rose Tibbetts, Sarah Kenney."
  5. [S1164] Lester M. Bragdon, "Births of the Upper Parish in York", 23:123, Mary Bowdy.
  6. [S378] Lester Mackenzie Bragdon and John Eldridge Frost, "Vital Records of York, Maine", Jan 1961, pp. 63-4 "Josiah Bridges Jun'r and Rebeckah Smith both of York intend Marriage Enter'd Nov'r 11th 1758. Join'd in Marriage Dec'r 21 1758. by the Rev'd M'r Sam'l Lankton."
  7. [S1164] Lester M. Bragdon, "Births of the Upper Parish in York", 23:123: children born in Kittery of Josiah Bridges Jr., son of Josiah and Elizabeth (dau. of Thos. Bragdon and Martha Moulton) and Mary, dau. of Moses Bowdy:
    Josiah b. 8 Nov 1734, Mary b. 8 Jun 1736 [Not in York VRs].
  8. [S520] VWH.