James Gowen, a native of Massachusetts, served in the war of the Revolution, and died at the age of 60 years.
His wife was Lydia Wellmann, who bore him 12 children, viz.: Lydia, Samuel, Benjamin, Simeon Tirzah, Levi, James,
Joseph, Esther, William, Asal, and Rosanna. Joseph Gowen was born in Jaffrey, and died in Dublin, N. H., aged 60
years. He married Hepbzibah, daughter of Asa and Hephzibah Fairbanks, and their children were Asa F., Joseph M.,
Zaman A., Louisa H., Amna A,, Charles W., Lavater L., and Lydia R. Joseph M. Gowen, who was born in Dublin, N.
H., came to Batavia in 1840. He married Harriet M., daughter of Cyrus and Milla (Lawrence) Brown, of East Pembroke.
Their children are Adelbert C., who served in the 6th Art., and died at Camp Barry, in the late war; Ida M., who
married Oliver C. Uphill, of England, and has two children; Harriet P.; Anna L.; Joseph D., of Clifton Springs;
and Willis C., of Batavia.
FROM: Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890
Genesee County Biographies
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