The descendants of John Bower of Hadfield.


The family members were named as Boyer in some records and Bower in others.

Generation One.

John Bower was born about 1739. He had four children:
     Mary Bower born about 1765.
     William Bower.
     Martha Bower. She married Samuel Knott.
     Betty Bower born about 1771.
John Bower died aged 89 and was buried on 27 March 1828.

Generation Two.

Mary Bower was born about 1765. She married James Robinson, baptised 4 September 1763 in St Chad's, Saddleworth, son of John Robinson and Zipporah Bowden (see The Robinsons of Gnat Hole) on 7 December 1783 at Glossop parish church.

William Bower married Martha (Matty) Wagstaffe, daughter of George Wagstaffe (see Wagstaffe family of Hadfield), on 21 September 1790 in Glossop. They had three children:
     John Bower, born 24 June and baptised 31 July 1791 in Glossop.
     Mary Bower, born 6 January and baptised 6 February 1794 in Glossop. She married David Winterbottom.
     Betty Bower, born 23 August and baptised 19 September 1803 in Glossop. She married Thomas Nield.
William Bower died on 14 June 1832 in Glossop.

Betty Bower was born about 1771. She married William Wood, baptised 14 Jan 1769 in Glossop Parish Church, son of Samuel Wood and Betty Newton (see The descendants of George Newton of Padfield) on 11 September 1791 in Glossop Parish Church.



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