Gowett Genealogy

This is one of the lines on my father's side of the family.   

Descendants of Abram Gowett

Generation No. 1

 1.  Abram Gowett was born 1794 in Canada, and died August 27, 1871 in Lewis, NY.  He married Mary Terry.  She was born 1813 in Canada, and died November 20, 1887.

Children of Abram Gowett and Mary Terry are:
+ 2 i. John Gowett, born 1831; died December 11, 1898.
+ 3 ii. Naomi Elizabeth Gowett, born February 1835 in New York; died June 29, 1917 in Essex County, NY.
 4 iii. Abigail Gowett, born 1837 in New York; died Unknown.
+ 5 iv. Joel Gowett, born 1839 in New York; died Unknown.
 6 v. Rosemond Gowett, born 1841 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.
 7 vi. Algina Gowett, born 1841; died Unknown.
 8 vii. Mary Gowett, born 1845 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.
 9 viii. Abram Gowett, born 1847 in New York; died Unknown.
 10 ix. Francis Gowett, born 1849 in New York; died Unknown.

Generation No. 2

 2.  John Gowett was born 1831, and died December 11, 1898.  He married Mary Ann Sharrow, daughter of Andrew Sharrow and Elizabeth Bombard.  She was born 1832 in Canada, and died February 4, 1912.

Children of John Gowett and Mary (Gowett) are:
 11 i. Emma Jane Gowett, born Abt. 1858 in Clinton County, New York; died Unknown.  She married James Duquette, born Unknown; died Unknown.
 12 ii. George H. Gowett, born 1861 in New York; died 1923.  He married (1) Ellen (Gowett), born 1861; died Unknown.  He married (2) Maggie Boyle, born Unknown; died Unknown.
 13 iii. Abby Gowett, born Abt. 1864 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.
 14 iv. Peter Gowett, born 1866 in Essex County, New York; died 1928.  He married Mary MacDougall Unknown; born April 17, 1873 in Lewis, NY; died October 1962.
 15 v. Ruby Marion Gowett, born Abt. 1869 in Essex County, New York; died June 12, 1956, Kern Co., CA.
 16 vi. Artford Gowett, born Abt. 1874 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.

 3.  Naomi E. Gowett was born February 1835 in New York, and died June 29, 1917 in Essex County, NY.  She married Joseph William Sharrow November 08, 1850 in Lewis, Essex Co., NY, son of Andrew Sharrow and Elizabeth Bombard.  He was born Abt. February 1830 in Canada, and died May 15, 1893 in Essex County, NY.

Children of Naomi Gowett and Joseph Sharrow are:
 17 i. Mary M. Sharrow, born July 1854 in New York; died 1921.  She married William H. Tunstall Abt. 1873; born January 1852 in New York; died 1949.
 18 ii. Andrew Joseph Sharrow, born May 08, 1855 in Westport, NY; died February 06, 1936 in Middlebury, VT.  He married Mary Celinda Bull October 03, 1877 in Westport, NY; born July 23, 1862 in Westport, NY; died August 09, 1909 in Port Henry, NY.
 19 iii. William Henry Sharrow, born August 18, 1859 in Lewis, NY; died 1927.  He married Ellen Bertha Shiel
September 13, 1885 in Christ Episcopal Church, Port Henry, Essex Co., NY; born May 30, 1868 in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, Ireland; died August 27, 1908.
 20 iv. Lizzie Ettie Sharrow, born July 04, 1862 in Lewis, Essex Co., NY; died Unknown.  She married (1) Wallace F. Miller Bef. 1885; born Unknown; died 1885 in Essex Co., NY.  She married (2) Edward Smith Abt. 1889; born Abt. 1844 in NY; died Unknown.
 21 v. Rosa Cordelia Sharrow, born November 18, 1863 in Essex Co., NY; died Unknown.  She married (1) Charles Edwin Tunstall February 16, 1882 in Christ Episcopal Church, Port Henry, Essex Co., NY; born Abt. 1859; died May 07, 1889 in Mineville, Essex Co., NY.  She married (2) George Thompson Abt. 1894; born December 1871 in New York; died Unknown.  22 vi. John Emory Sharrow, born May 11,1866 in Essex County, New York; died April 25, 1878.
 23 vii. Byron Sharrow, born 1869 in Lewis, Essex County, NY; died November 12, 1890 in Mineville, Essex Co., NY.  He married Dora Miranda Gilmore April 22, 1888 in Christ Episcopal Church, Port Henry, Essex Co., NY; born Abt. 1872; died Unknown.
 24 viii. Elijah Walter Sharrow, born July 1873 in New York; died January 06, 1935.  He married Flora Mae MacDonald September 06,1905 in Port Henry, Essex Co., NY; born March 1889 in New York; died Unknown.

 5.  Joel Gowett was born 1839 in New York, and died Unknown.  He married Mary (Gowett) Unknown.  She was born Abt. 1847 in Vermont, and died Unknown.

Children of Joel Gowett and Mary (Gowett) are:
 25 i. Henry George Gowett, born October 1869 in Vermont; died Unknown.  He married Ruth B. (Gowett) abt. 1894; born September 1875 in Vermont; died Unknown.
 26 ii. Abram Gowett, born Abt. 1870 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.
 27 iii. Eldert A. Gowett, born Abt. 1872 in Essex County, New York; died Unknown.



In July 2002, I went to the cemetery in Lewis, Essex Co., NY and took these photos of my great-great-great grandparent's gravestones.  Abram's stone is still standing, but Mary's fell down at some time and is now flat in the ground.
Abram Gowett's gravestone Mary Terry Gowett's gravestone



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Created on October 16, 2001.  Last updated on December 25, 2005.