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  • Bible record for the Bowes Family of Ireland 1823-1891, Mss C 505

  • The family records of James and his brother John Bowes of Lisdowney, County Kilkenny. James Bowes and Catherine Riely, married in Boston on 3 Feb 1841 by Rev. Mr. Hardy at Holy Cross Church, Boston, Mass. His brother John Bowes married Hannah Grace on February 8, 1850 by Rev. Kane at St. Bridget’s Church, New York [City] The brothers resided in Boston and John Bowes and his family eventually moved to Canton, Massachusetts.

    Bowes family bible page 1 Birth records from the Bowes family bible. The  entries for James Bowes and his wife Catherine  Riley record county in Ireland
    Bowes family bible page 2 Marriage records from the Bowes family  bible
    Bowes family bible page 3

    Death records from the Bowes family bible. The death record for John Bowes gives the townland in Ireland “In Canton March 19 John Bowes a native of Lisdowney Co. Kilkenny Ireland, age 48 years   May his soul rest in peace   1876”

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