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Daniel Mowry, Jr.

Daniel Mowry, Jr.

Male 1729 - 1806  (76 years)

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  • Name Daniel Mowry 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 28 Aug 1729  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1806  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19748  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Daniel Mowry, Captain,   b. 6 Sep 1697, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1787  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Mary Steere,   b. Abt 1696/1701, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1776, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1722  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Daniel Mowry, 3rd,   b. Abt 1747, of, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1842  (Age ~ 95 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Philips,   d. 13 Sep 1853 
    Married 27 Aug 1749 
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Mowry, 3rd,   b. 8 Apr 1750, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1839, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Anne Mowry,   b. Abt 1751, of, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1819  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Amy Smith,   d. Aft 21 Aug 1749 
    Married 19 Aug 1756  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Mowry,   b. 14 Oct 1756, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1829, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F9821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Catherine Steere,   d. 4 Apr 1827 
    Children 
     1. Rachel Mowry,   b. 22 Nov 1790, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1729 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Aug 1756 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1806 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "John Smith, the Miller, of Providence Rhode Island: Some of His Descendants," by Charles William Farnham, in _Genealogies of Rhode Island Families from Rhode Island Periodicals_ (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 2:135.

      !SOURCE: History of Providence County Rhode Island, edited by Richard M. Bayles (New York: W.W. Preston, 1891), 2:468-469, under biographical sketches, Town of Lincoln. Extracted by Marcia Carr Carvalho, Lincoln, Rhode Island, and posted to the undisclosed at example dot net mailing list, 10 Aug 1999.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Joseph Mowry, Jr.," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 8 Jul 2004.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VI (1904):
      MOWRY, Daniel, delegate, was born in Smithfield, R.I., Aug. 28, 1729; son of Capt. Daniel and Mary (Steere) Mowry; grandson of Capt. Joseph and Alice (Whipple) Mowry and of Thomas and Catherine Steere; great-grandson of Nathaniel and Johannah (Inman) Mowry; great2-grandson of Roger and Mary (Johnson) Mowry, who came from England to Boston in 1631 and whose son Nathaniel settled in Providence, R.I., in 1666. Daniel was brought up on his father's farm and learned the cooper's trade. He represented Smithfield and Glocester in the general assembly of Rhode Island, 1766-76; took an active part in pre-Revolutionary movements and served on many important committees of the Rhode Island Colonial assembly; was one of the census takers, 1774 and 1776; a member of the committee to supervise the erection of forts, 1776; judge of the court of common pleas, 1776-81; a member of the enrollment committee, 1777, and that on appraising taxable property, 1779. He was one of four delegates from Rhode Island to the Continental congress, 1781-82, serving for six months with Senator Varnum. He was also clerk of the town of Smithfield for twenty years. He was thrice married: first, Aug. 27, 1749, to Anne, daughter of Richard and Anne Philips, who died Sept. 13, 1753; secondly, Aug. 19, 1756, to Nancy, widow of Thomas Arnold, and thirdly to Catherine {94085}, daughter of Anthony and Rachel Steere, who died, April 4, 1827. He died in Smithfield, R.I., July 6, 1806.


      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 16 Apr 2006. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850 3:6:51, Smithfield 1:145 (marriage to Amie Smith).


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