Bowles DNA Project
The Bowles of West Gwillimbury township, Simcoe county, OntarioBack to The Bowles of Simcoe county, Ontario Map of West Gwillimbury township in 1881 Link to higher quality versions of the same map (will take longer to download) West Gwillimbury
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 TreeMr. 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)