Benejah Bowen1

M, #786, b. 3 May 1763, d. after 1830
FatherValentine Bowen1,2 b. 25 Nov 1722, d. 20 Jan 1799
MotherJemima Martin2,1 b. 23 Dec 1717
Birth*Benejah Bowen was born on 3 May 1763 at Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.2,1 
He was the son of Valentine Bowen and Jemima Martin.1,2 
Marriage*Benejah Bowen married Hannah Cody in 1786.1  
Cens1790*Benejah Bowen appeared on the 1790 Federal Census of Adams Town, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, with a household listed as one male 16 or over, one male under 16 and 2 females. 1790.3 
Residence*He lived in 1795 at Skaneateles, Onondaga County. He moved into the lot east of his brother Elijah and brought with him his wife, five sons and three daughters.4 
Death*He died after 1830 at Lysander, Onondaga County, New York.1 


Hannah Cody


  1. [S75] Reilly at Ancestry World Tree Project at (e-mail address), online 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 262. Hereinafter cited as ital Records of Swansea, Mass. to 1850. (REF 231).
  3. [S352] Bureau of the Census, Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 (Washington, DC: Department of Commerce and Labor, 1908). Hereinafter cited as Heads of Famiies 1790 Census. CEN 352.
  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).