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The Bowles of West Gwillimbury township, Simcoe county, Ontario

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Map of West Gwillimbury township in 1881
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West Gwillimbury

Detail map showing the Bowles farms

Jane Bowles married Thomas Evans in county Cavan, Ireland in 1820 and soon after emigrated to Canada with his family.  They first settled in Durham co. and then moved on to Simcoe co. in 1826.  The Evans settled at Con. 10 Lot 14 West Gwillimbury.  References for Evans Family   

George Bowles probably accompanied his sister Jane to Canada as he married Catherine Evans in Ontario and their son, John, was born in Simcoe co. in 1826. 

Another brother, James, remained in Ireland, married and later emigrated to the U.S. with his wife ,Sarah, and son, George, where two more children were born.  About 1843 this family joined the others in West Gwillimbury. 


The Bowles of West Gwillimbury Family Tree

Mr. Bowles of co. Cavan
1.  Jane Elizabeth Bowles b. co. Cavan, Ireland (see Jane Bowles)
2.  George Bowles b. ~ 1802 to 1804 co. Cavan, Ireland (see George Bowles)
3.  James Bowles b. ~ 1806 co. Cavan, Ireland (see James Bowles)


Other Bowles in Gwillimbury who have not been connected to the above Bowles yet


This site was last updated 10/23/18