This research covers a branch
of the Bown
family from Middlezoy
(Mzoy), near Bridgwater,
My male line of descent is as follows: William Bown1724, William Bown1751, John Bown1775, Charles Bown1815, Walter Bown1843, James Bown1873
This page was last updated on 17th Sept 2008
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Whats on this page below ?
1: How to access my Family History research at Rootsweb.
2: Summary of Main Bown Ancestors:
3: Albert Bown1872,
who emigrated to
4: Middlezoy Bown Houses. Study of some of the family houses.
You can go to Rootsweb World Connect Family Tree and see all my ancestors at the following page:
When you get there, select a letter corresponding to the surname you require, then select an individual from the list.
You can then display various information about that individual.
‘Pedigree’ for example, draws a rather nice family tree showing that individual’s ancestors.
‘Register’ shows in list form, all that individuals descendants.
You can also look at a pictorial display of many of the Bown’s of Middlezoy & Othery at Bown Tree
If this does not display properly in your browser, you can download an excel file Download Bown Tree into Excel
RICHARD BOWN m Mary ???? c 1722.
WILLIAM BOWN(1724-1779) of Mzoy m
WILLIAM BOWN (1751-1829) of Mzoy m Hannah Perratt of Middlezoy (1750-1822)in1773 @ Middlezoy
JOHN BOWN (1775-1859) of Mzoy m HANNAH Bartlett of Pitney(1778-1854)in 1797 @ Middlezoy
CHARLES BOWN(1815-1881) of Mzoy m MARY Keirle of Middlezoy (1822-c1891)in 1842 @ Middlezoy
WALTER BOWN (1843-1910) of Mzoy m ELIZA Jane Lockyer of Middlezoy (1855-1936) in 1871 @ Bridgwater
JAMES BOWN (1873-1968) of Mzoy m ANNIE Callow of Burrowbridge(1881-1956) in 1907 @ Middlezoy
brother to James Bown
mentioned above, emigrated to the USA in 1890 when 18yrs old. We now know he
sailed on the ship ‘Majestic’ from Liverpool arriving in New York on July 3rd
1890. He initially stayed in
Albert died in 1947,
The Bown families lived in various houses in and around Middlezoy.
To look at a study of some of what’s known to date, go to https://dbown100.tripod.com/middlezoybownhouses.htm