Nathaniel BOWDISH, Sr.
Born: 22 Nov. 1709 - Place: Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island
Died: 13 Apr. 1794 - Place: Dutchess Co., New York
Buried: ......... - Place: ........, .......
Father: William BOWDISH, Sr.
Mother: Marcy TOMPKINS

!Karen Bowdish: He married Frances LAPHAM on 2 Oct. 1740 the daughter of John LAPHAM and Mary RUSSELL. Frances was born 21 Aug. 1713 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts and died on 20 Aug. 1801 at Dutchess Co., New York.

They lived in Dartmouth, Mass and in Dutchess Co., New York with a WING family and others to establish a Quaker Church at the place later known as Quaker Hill near So. Dover, New York. His will made out 4 Mar. 1776 was proved 2 July 1794. His old Bible shows birth of son John only, but his will names his wife Frances, son John, daughter -in-law Sarah, daughter Rebecker and son-in-law Enoch HOAG and daughter of his wife Rebecker T. DOONDER. He shows on tax list Feb. 1762-1767 at Beekman, NY and 1771-1778 at Pawling, Dutchess Co., NY.