Elijah Bowen1

M, #783, b. 10 November 1756, d. 20 May 1807
FatherValentine Bowen2,1 b. 25 Nov 1722, d. 20 Jan 1799
MotherJemima Martin2,1 b. 23 Dec 1717
Birth*Elijah Bowen was born on 10 November 1756 at Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.2,3 
He was the son of Valentine Bowen and Jemima Martin.2,1 
Marriage*Elijah Bowen married Martha Cody.3  
Residence*Elijah Bowen lived in 1794 at Skaneateles, Onondaga. He moved to the town and lived east of Lake Skaneateles outlet with his family. They lived in a log house which he had earlier built on Lot 39 of Military township No 9 (Marcellus).4 
Death*He died on 20 May 1807 at Marcellus, Onondaga County, New York, at age 50. He was buried in Thorn Hill Cemetery at Spafford..3 


Martha Cody b. 1780


  1. [S75] Reilly at Ancestry World Tree Project at Ancestry.com (e-mail address), online Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Reilly at Ancestry World Tree Project.
  2. [S231] J. F. Fiske and M. F. Costello, editor, Vital Records of Swansea, Massachusetts to 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992), page 67. Hereinafter cited as ital Records of Swansea, Mass. to 1850. (REF 231).
  3. [S374] Elijah Bowen tombstone, Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com; Alberta Withrow, Apr 20, 2001. (DEA 374).
  4. [S373] Dwight H. Bruce, editor, Onondaga's Centennial Gleanings of a Century (Boston, MA: The Boston History Company, 1896), pg 979-980. Hereinafter cited as Onondaga's Centennial. (ART 373).