A Bowers family of Glossop.
The earliest ancestor it has been possible to trace is John
Bowers. His wife was possibly named Mary. The Glossop parish register
records the burial, on 18 May 1800, of 78 year old Mary Bowers of
Glossop, wife of John Bowers.
son was also named John Bowers.
Bowers first marriage was to Dorothy Bennett (daughter of George
Bennett of Whitfield, Clothier).
and Dorothy had one son, George Bowers, born 1 February 1783 in
Glossop and baptised 4 February 1783 at All Saints, Glossop.
died on 15 February and was buried 18 Feb 1783 in Glossop.
second marriage was to Asenath Hadfield on 2 October 1785 in Mottram (see A Hadfield family of Whitfield). John
and Asenath had five children:
Bowers, born on 24 July and baptised on 3 September 1786 in Glossop.
He died on 15 May 1790 and was 3 days later in Glossop churchyard.
Bowers, born on 20 May and baptised on 26 May 1788 in Glossop. He
died on 29 May 1789 and was 2 days later in Glossop churchyard.
Bowers, born on 4 March 1790 in Glossop.
Bowers, born on 12 April 1792.
Bowers, born on 3 November 1794.
Bowers, born on 7 April and baptised on 21 May 1797 in Glossop.
Bowers was born on 4 March and baptised on 14 April 1790 in Glossop.
He married Betty Howe on 22 July 1811 at Glossop Parish Church. They
had 13 children including a daughter named Asenath born 6 February
Bowers married Levi Jackson in 21 October 1832. He was a band and
rope manufacturer at Hobroad (Hobroyd) and one of Glossop's first
Councillors when it became a Borough in 1866. Asenath and Levi had 10
children including Joseph Jackson born about 1850.
married Amelia Jones. They had 3 sons including Arthur Walter Jackson
who Caroline Bowler of Glossop on 25 November 1895. They emigrated
first to South Africa and then to Waterford, Connecticut, USA.
Bowers was born on 12 April and baptised on 15 May 1792 in Glossop.
He married Mary Hall on 17 April 1814 in Glossop. They had a
daughter, Asenath Bowers, born 26 March and baptised 25 Apr 1825 in
Glossop Wesleyan Methodist church. The baptism record describes
William as a cotton spinner of Glossop and wrongly names Mary as
Sarah. Asenath married Enoch Fielding in 1851. He had been born in
1824 at Tintwistle. the son of George Fielding (described in the
1841 census as a Clockmaker aged 50 at Hall Wall Well, Tintwistle)
and his wife Betty (aged 44 in 1841). In that census Enoch was a 17
year old cotton worker. The census of 1891 gave Asenath's age as 66
and described Enoch as a watchmaker & jeweller aged 67. They were
living at 24 High Street West, Glossop.
Bowers was born on 3 November 1794 in Whitfield and baptised on 7
December 1794 in Glossop parish church. She married her cousin James
Hadfield, son of William Hadfield and Martha Goodison (see The family of James Hadfield of Cross Cliffe).
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