John Thorne Bower[1]

Male 1804 - 1878  (74 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John Thorne Bower 
    Born 1804  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 15 Jul 1804  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Stone Mason 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Stone Quarrier 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Stone Mason 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Stone Mason 
    Died 1878  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1878 and 31 Dec 1878  Wareham, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Death 
    • Volume 5a, Page 204
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I64358  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2014 

    Father William Bower
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Unknown
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F19036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Masters Short
              b. Abt 1812, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1904, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1835  Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Sarah S. Bower
              b. Abt 1836, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edwin Short Bower
              b. 1837, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Reuben Bower
              b. Abt 1840, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Timothy Short Bower
              b. 1844, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1883, Wareham, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Jane Short Bower
              b. 1848, Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F19037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1804 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 15 Jul 1804 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1835 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stone Mason - 6 Jun 1841 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stone Quarrier - 30 Mar 1851 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stone Mason - 7 Apr 1861 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stone Mason - 2 Apr 1871 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1878 - Langton Matravers, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Oct 1878 and 31 Dec 1878 - Wareham, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Census
    1841: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    1841: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    HO107 Piece 278/12 Folio 8 Page 10  

    Dwelling  
    Location Langton Matravers, Dorset, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 278/12 Folio 8 Page 10 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOWER John 35 Stone Mason Dorset 
    BOWER Elizabeth 25  Dorset 
    BOWER Sarah  Dorset 
    BOWER Edwin  Dorset 
    BOWER Reuben  Dorset 
    1851: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    1851: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    HO107 Piece 1856 Folio 101 Page 21  

    Dwelling  
    Location Langton Matravers, Dorset, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1856 Folio 101 Page 21 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOWER John Head 46 Stone Quarrier Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER Elizabeth Wife 39  Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER Sarah Daughter 15  Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER Edwin Son  13 Stone Quarrier Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER Ruben Son  11 Stone Quarrier Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER William Son  Scholar Langton, Dorset 
    BOWER Jane Daughter   Langton, Dorset 
    1861: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    1861: England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset
    RG9 Piece 1343 Folio 52 Page 4  

    Dwelling  
    Location Langton Matravers, Dorset, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 1343 Folio 52 Page 4 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOWER John Head 56 Stone Mason Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER Elizabeth Wife 49  Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER Sarah S. Daughter 25  Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER William T. S. Son 16 Stone Mason Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER Jane S. Daughter  13 Scholar Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER Edwin Short Son 23 Stone Mason Langton Matravers, Dorset 
    BOWER Margaret Daughter-in-law 22  Langton Matravers, Dorset 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset (HO107 Piece 278/12 Folio 8 Page 10) John, 35, Stone Mason, was with his wife Elizabeth, 25, in Langton Matravers, Dorset, England. With them were their children Sarah, 5, Edwin, 3, and Reuben, 1. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Dorset.

      From the 1851 England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset (HO107 Piece 1856 Folio 101 Page 24) John, 46, Stone Quarrier, was with his wife Elizabeth, 39, in Langton Matravers, Dorset, England. With them were their children Sarah, 15, Edwin, 13, Stone Quarrier, Ruben, 11, Stone Quarrier, William, 6, Scholar, and Jane, 3. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Langton Matravers, Dorset.

      From the 1861 England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset (RG9 Piece 1343 Folio 52 Page 4) John, 56, Stone Mason, was with his wife Elizabeth, 49, in Langton Matravers, Dorset, England. With them were their children Sarah S., 25, William T. S., 16, Stone Mason, Jane S., 13, Scholar, Edwin Short, 23, Stone Mason, and daughter-in-law Margaret, 22. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Langton Matravers, Dorset.

      From the 1871 England Census for Langton Matravers, Dorset (RG10 Piece 1992 Folio 11 Page 14) John, 66, Stone Mason, was with his wife Elizabeth, 59, and grandson Seth Benfield, 8, Scholar, in Langton Matravers, Dorset, England. All were recorded as having been born in Langton Matravers, Dorset.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6616] Brown T9 Family (Reliability: 3), 26 Sep 2011.

    2. [S5902] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Reliability: 3), 7 Jul 2011.
      Extracted from the familysearch.org website 7/7/2011:

      England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
      for John Bower

      Name: John Bower
      Gender: Male
      Baptism/Christening Date: 15 Jul 1804
      Baptism/Christening Place: LANGTON MATRAVERS,DORSET,ENGLAND
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name: William Bower
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name: Mary
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P01261-1 System Origin: England-ODM
      Source Film Number: 926623
      Reference Number:


      https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/9CXG-QVB/p1

    3. [S6440] HO107 Piece 278/12 Folio 8 Page 10, HO107 Piece 278/12 Folio 8 Page 10 (Reliability: 3), 7 Jul 2011.

    4. [S6464] HO107 Piece 1856 Folio 101 Page 21, HO107 Piece 1856 Folio 101 Page 24 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2011.

    5. [S6439] RG9 Piece 1343 Folio 52 Page 4, RG9 Piece 1343 Folio 52 Page 4 (Reliability: 3), 7 Jul 2011.

    6. [S6463] RG10 Piece 1992 Folio 11 Page 14, RG10 Piece 1992 Folio 11 Page 14 (Reliability: 3), 9 Jul 2011.

    7. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Oct-Nov-Dec 1878, Wareham, Dorset, Volume 5a, Page 204 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2011.
      John Thorne BOWER, Age 74 (1804)

    8. [S6138] England Marriages, 1538–1973, FamilySearch, ("England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. "England Marriages, 1538-1973," database, FamilySearch [https://www.familysearch.org/ (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.) (Reliability: 3), 7 Jul 2011.
      Extracted from the familysearch.org website 7/7/2011:

      England Marriages, 1538– 1973
      for John Bower

      Groom's Name: John Bower
      Groom's Birth Date:
      Groom's Birthplace:
      Groom's Age:
      Bride's Name: Elizabeth Masters Short
      Bride's Birth Date:
      Bride's Birthplace:
      Bride's Age:
      Marriage Date: 1835
      Marriage Place: Langton Matravers, Dorset, England
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name:
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status:
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Marital Status:
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01261-2 System Origin: England-VR
      Source Film Number: 1239203
      Reference Number: 2:28DW83K


      https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/9QLF-2BY/p4


      Extracted from the familysearch.org website 7/7/2011:

      England Marriages, 1538– 1973
      for John Bower

      Groom's Name: John Bower
      Groom's Birth Date:
      Groom's Birthplace:
      Groom's Age:
      Bride's Name: Elizabeth Masters Short
      Bride's Birth Date:
      Bride's Birthplace:
      Bride's Age:
      Marriage Date: 27 Jan 1835
      Marriage Place: Langton Matravers, Dorset, England
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name:
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status:
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Marital Status:
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01261-2 System Origin: England-ODM
      Source Film Number: 1239203
      Reference Number:


      https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/9776-2Q6/p4