Rebecca Gittens

Female Cal 1662 - Bef 1720  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Gittens  [1, 2, 3
    Born Cal 1662  [4
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Bowman  [2
    Name Rebecca Griffith 
    Died Bef 1720  [5
    Person ID I128  Gittens Direct Line
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2013 

    Father John Gittens, Senior,   b. Abt 1628,   d. Abt 1698, Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Hannah (--?--),   b. Cal 1640,   d. 1721, Saint Michael, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1661 
    • The marriage date is assumed at about 1 year before the birth of their first child.
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Griffith,   d. Abt May 1694, Saint George, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1682 
    • Marruage date estimated from birth year estimate. CCG
    Children 
     1. John Griffith,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Griffith,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rebecca Griffith,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Griffith,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Bowman,   b. Cal 1656,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1699  [5
    Children 
     1. Kath Bowman,   b. Cal 1700,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nathaniel Bowman,   b. Cal 1703,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), Wills page 130 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jul 2009.

      Gething, John the Elder, Planter
      St. Philips Parish, RB6/1. p.149
      To be buried in the manner of Quakers; wf Hannah Gething; sons Joshua Gething, Samuel Gething, & Nathaniell Gething; friends Benony Pearcy, Thomas Philgrim, & John Beeke; sons Isaac Gething and Joseph Gething; dau Rebeccah Griffith widow; Gr son John Gething. (last of will missing)
      Recorded 10 Nov 1698

    2. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), Page 136 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jul 2009.

      Will of Hannah Gittens, Widow
      St. Phillip Parish, 14 Jan 1720/1721,RB6/6, p. 162
      Son Nathaniell his chn, the chn of sons Joshua Gittens,and Samuel Gittens decd, and the chn of Rebecca Bowman decd being all my gr chn; son Nathaniell and son in law John Bowman - Xtrs.
      Signed Hannah (x) Gittens
      Wit: Sampson Wood, John Arden, Sarag GittensProved 3 Feb 1720

    3. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), page 146 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jul 2009.

      Griffith, James St Georges Parish, 2 May 1694, RB6/2, p.186
      Wf Rebecca Griffith, chn Mary Griffith, John Griffith, Rebecca Griffith, and James Griffith, sons at 21 and daughters at 17; friends Isaac Giddens, William Heading, and William Lewis - trustees.
      Signed James(x) Griffith
      Wit: William Lewis, James Bedford
      Proved 27 June 1694

    4. [S25] Barbados and America, David L Kent, (Name: (Arlington, Virgina, David L Kent, 1980);), St john's parish, page 221 (Reliability: 3).

      Parish of St John's 1715 Census
      John Bowman, age 59
      Rebecca Bowman, age 53
      Mary Taylor, age 27
      Kath Bowman, age 15
      Nathaniel Bowman, age 12
      Benjamin Thurbane, age 14
      Mary Taylor, age 4
      John Ryrdon, age 30

    5. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), Page 136 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jul 2009.

      Will of Hannah Gittens, Widow
      St. Phillip Parish, 14 Jan 1720/1721,RB6/6, p. 162
      Son Nathaniell his chn, the chn of sons Joshua Gittens,and Samuel Gittens decd, and the chn of Rebecca Bowman decd being all my gr chn; son Nathaniell and son in law John Bowman - Xtrs.
      Signed Hannah (x) Gittens
      Wit: Sampson Wood, John Arden, Sarag GittensProved 3 Feb 1720

      Rebecca (Gittens) Bowman was recored as deceased in her mother's (Hannah) will. Rebecca was married to John Bowman, also noted in her mothers will.


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