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Bowdoin Geneology

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Re: Bowdoin Geneology

Posted: 15 Sep 2010 10:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hey cuz,
Before I get into this, I need to ask when Daniel was born. I do have a Daniel born Sept 1895, parents Turner Monroe Bowdoin & Martha, born Feb 1876, I do not her maiden name.

I need to correct some of your facts. You had John as Gov of NY, actually it was James who was Gov of Mass. This James was the son grandson of Pierre Baudouin our first in this country, arrived ~1686. Pierre was a French Huguenot who fled France due to religious persecution. He left with his wife and four children. I suggest you start with a google search for James Bowdoin, you'll get plenty of hits. Also, search a book site such as Amazon, there's a good book on him.

You're correct that the school is named after the Gov Bowdoin. It was James' son, also James that donated property, funds, to start the school.

There are family reunions every year that take place in Coffee County, Alabama. If of interest, sleet me know.

FYI, I am 13th generation in Pierre's line.

All for now.
Rick Bowdoin
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
saundersws 27 Feb 2010 12:33AM GMT 
bama47172 11 Jul 2010 7:32PM GMT 
sueabiz 23 Sep 2010 5:34PM GMT 
bama47172 11 Jul 2010 7:49PM GMT 
bowdoinr 16 Sep 2010 4:20AM GMT 
Jennifer Nile... 16 Dec 2010 10:58PM GMT 
bowdoinr 18 Dec 2010 10:40PM GMT 
Jennifer Nile... 21 Dec 2010 6:47PM GMT 
bowdoinr 22 Dec 2010 4:49AM GMT 
michael_bowdo... 5 Apr 2012 2:54PM GMT 
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