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No. 37, CoNORESi Stbeet. 

18 5 6. 

In issuing the accompanying record of the Temple and Bow- 
doin families, I acknowledge with pleasure that I am indebted to 
Hon. R. C. WiNTHROP for some of the materials from which 
these records are compiled, and to him and to Hon. James 
Savage, for correcting some errors in the Bowdoin pedigree-, 
which have never before been rectified. 

Boston, January 28, 1856. 

binding! O-^ CIO 
NUMBER >-^i_a.i50 
OF 1898.) 



1. Leofric, Earl of Mercia, husband of the famous Countess Godiva, 
and founder of the great monastery at Coventry, was chiefly instrumen- 
tal in raising Edward the Confessor to the throne, as also his successor 
king Harold II. He died 31 Aug., 1027. 

2. Algar, Earl of the East Saxons, son and heir, took that title upon 
Harold's quitting it for the Earldom of the West Saxons, after Earl 
Godwin's death. He died, 1059. 

3. Edwin, Earl of the East Saxons, son and heir, was deprived of his 
Earldom by the Conqueror, and killed in defending himself against the 
Normans, 1071. 

4. Edwin or Henry, son and heir, sometime styled Earl of Leicester 
and Coventry, is said to have assumed the name of Temple from the 
manor of Temple, near Wellesborough, county Leicester, and is sup- 
posed to be Henry de Temple, lord of Temple and Little Shepey, temp. 
King William I. 

5. Geoffrey de Temple, son and heir of Henry de Temple. 

6. John de Temple, son and heir, temp. King Henry I. 

7. Henry DE Temple, son and heir,m. Maud, dau. of Sir John Ribbesford. 

8. Henry de Temple, son and heir, temp. K. John. 

9. Richard de Temple, son and heir, married Katherine, dau. of 
Thomas Langley, Esq. Living 1295. 

10. Nicholas de Temple, son and heir, married Margaret, dau. of 
Sir Robert Corbet of Sibton, co. Leicester. Living 1322. 

11. Richard de Temple, son and heir, married Agnes, dau. of Sir 
Ralph Stanley. Living 1346. 

12. Nicholas de Temple, son and heir, married Maud, dau. of John 
Burguillon of Newton, co. Leicester. 

13. Richard de Temple, son and heir, married Joan, dau. of William 
Shepey of Great Shepey, co. Leicester. 

14. Thomas Temple, of Whney, co. Oxford, third son, married 
Mary, dau. of Thomas Gedney, Esq. 

15. William Temple, son and heir, married Isabel, dau. and heir of 
Henry Everton, Esq. 

16. Thomas Temple, son and heir, married Alice, dau. and heir of 
John Heritage of Burton Dorset, co. Warwick. 

17. Peter Temple, of Stow and of Burton Dorset, second son, m. Mcli- 
cent, dau. of William Jekyl of Newington, co. Middlesex, and had issue — 

18. i. John, of whom presently. 

19. ii. Anthony. 

Peter Temple, Esq., died 28 May, 1577. 

19. Anthony Temple, second son, had 

20. Sir William Temple, son and heir, who married Martha, dau. 
of Robert Harrison, co. Derby, and died aged 73, 15 Jan. 1627. He was 
a learned and eminent person in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, and filled 
numerous offices of importance. 

21. Sir John Temple, born 1600, son and heir of this last, married 
Mary, dau. of John Hammond of Chcrtsey, co. Surrey, and died 1677. 
He was Master of the Rolls, and Joint Commissioner of the Great Seal, 
in Ireland, 1648. Children : 

22. i. Sir William, Bart., who married Dorothy, dau. of Sir Peter 
Osborne, and had an only son John, Secretary of War, married 
Mary de Plessis, and died 1689 ; who left two daus., Elizabeth, mar- 
ried John Temple, Dorothy, married Nicholas Bacon, of Shrubland 
Hall, Co. Suffolk. He was Privy Councillor, and Master of the 
Rolls. As a statesman he is best known as the author of the Triple 
Alliance, and a scheme concerning the Privy Council. He was a 
skilful florist, and perhaps the most eminent patron of the day of 
that science. Macaulay gives the following character to Sir William 
Temple : — " Of all the official men of that age, Temple had pre- 
served the fairest character. The Triple Alliance had been his 
work. * * * * His private life, though not austere, was decorous ; 
his manners were popular ; and he was not to be corrupted either by 
titles or by money. Something, however, was wanting to the char- 
acter of this respectable statesman. The temperature of his patri- 
otism was lukewarm. He prized his ease and his personal dignity 
too much, and shrank from responsibility with a pusillanimous fear." 
[Harper's 8vo. ed., p. 224.] He died aged 71, Jan. 27, 1699. 

23. ii. Sir John. 

iii. Henrv, m. Chambers. 

iv. Martha, b. 1639, d. 1722, m. April 21, 1666, Thomas Gif- 
ford, of Castle Jerdan, Co. Kildare. 

23. Sir John Temple, second son, married Jane, dau. of Sir Abraham 
Yarner, of Dublin, and had — 

24. i. Henry. 

ii. John, married Elizabeth Temple, his second cousin, and 
had no surviving issue. 
He was Attorney General and Speaker of the Irish House of Com- 
mons ; died, aged 72, 10 March, 1704. 

24. Henry, First A^iscount Palmcrston, son and heir, born 1673, m. 
1st, Anne, dau. of Abraham Houbloii, Esq., of London, and had by her, 
who died 1735, issue — 

25. Henry. 

He married 2d, 1738, Isabella, dau. of Sir Francis Gerard of Harrow, 
CO. Middlesex, hart., and widow of Sir John Fryer, bart., but had no issue. 


He was created Baron Temple of Mount Temple, and Viscount Palmer- 
ston, 1722, and died aged 84, 10 June, 1757. 

25. Henry, married 1st, Miss Lee ; and by Jane, dau. of Sir John 
Bernard, bart., Lord Mayor of London, his 2d wife, had issue — 

26. Henry. 

He died vita patris, 1740. 

26. Henry, second Viscount, born 1739, married 1st, in 1767, Fran- 
ces, dau. of Sir Francis Poole, bart., and she dying without issue, he 
married secondly in 1783, Mary, daughter of B. Mee, Esq. He died in 
1802 ; his children were, 

27. i. Henry John. 

ii. William, now Sir William. 

iii. Frances, married Capt. Bowles, R. N., now Rear Admiral, 
iv. Elizabeth, married Rt. Hon. Lawrence Sullivan. 

27. Henry John Temple, born 20 Aug. 1784, third Viscount Palm- 
erston, the present head of Her Majesty's administration, m. Emily, dau. 
of Viscount Melbourne and widow of Earl Cowper. 

To return to the elder branch. 

18. John Temple, Esq., of Stowe, who d. 1603, married Susan, dau. 
and heir of Thomas Spencer, Esq., of Everton, co. Northampton, and had, 

28. Sir Thomas Temple, Knight of Stowc, was created a Baronet ; 
his will is dated 4th Feb., 1632, and proved 13 March, 1637. He mar- 
ried Esther, dau. of Miles Sandys, Esq., of Latimers, co. Buck, who died 
1656, and had thirteen children. Of these were 

29. i. Sir Peter. 

30. ii. Sir John of Biddleson and Stanton Bury, 
iii. Thomas. 

iv. Purbcck. 

29. Sir Peter Temple, M. P., second baronet, married 1st, Anne, dau. 
and co-heiress of Sir Arthur Throgmorton of Paulerspury, co. Northamp- 
ton, by whom he had 

i. Anne married Thomas Roper, Viscount Baltinglass. 
ii. Martha married Weston Ridgway, Earl of Londonderry. 
He married secondly. Christian, sister and co-heiress of Sir Richard 
Leveson, of Trentham, co. Staff., and had 

31. iii. Richard, born 1634, and two daughters. 

30. Sir John of Stanton Bury, married Dorothy, dau. and co-heiress of 
Edmund Lee, and died 33 Sept., 1632, having had 

32. i. Peter. 

33. ii. Edward. 

34. iii. Purbeck. 

35. iv. Thomas, Gov. of Nova Scotia, died s.p. 27 March, 1674. 

V. Dorothy, married John Alston, Esq. 
vi. Hester, married Edward Pascal, Esq. 
vii. Mary, married Robert Nelson, Esq., of Gray's Inn. 

31. Sir Richard Temple, third baronet of Stowe, who died 15 May, 
1697, married Mary, dau. and heiress of Thomas Knap, Esq., co. O.xford, 
and had 

36. i. Richard. 

ii. Hester, md. in 1710, Richard Grenville, Esq., of Wooton.* 
iii. Christian, married Sir Thomas Lyttleton, Bart, 
iv. Maria, married 1st, Dr. West, Prebendary of Winchester, 
2d, Sir John Langham, Bart. 

V. Penelope, married Moses Beranger, Esq. 

32. Sir Peter Temple of Stanton Bury, married Eleanor, dau. of Sir 
Timothy Tyrrell of Okcly, co. Bucks, who remarried Richard Gren- 
ville, great-grandfather of the first Earl Temple. She died 24 May, 
1671, aged 57. Issue — 

37. i. William, 
ii. John. 

lii. Eleanor, married Richard Grenville, Esq., her step-brother. 

33. Sir Edward Temple of Selby ; his will was proved 30 March, 

34. Sir Purbeck Temple, was the father (see note at the end) of 

38. i. Thomas Temple. 

39. ii. Sir John Purbeck Temple, of Edscombc, co. Surry, who 

died 1694. 

35. Sir Thomas Temple, Governor of Nova Scotia, died at Ealing, 
CO. Middlesex, 1674. 

36. Sir Richard Temple, fourth Bart., Lieutenant General under the 
Duke of Marlborough in Flanders, was created Baron Cobham and 
Viscount and Baron Cobham. He married Anne, dau. of Edmund 
Halsey, Esq., and dying without issue 1749, the Viscounty devolved upon 
his sister Hester, and her heirs male. She married Richard Grenville, son 
of Richard Grenville and Eleanor Temple (daughter of Sir Peter, No. 
32, vide ante^) and her descendant, the Duke of Buckingham, now enjoys 
the dignity. 

37. William Temple of Lillingstone Dayrell, had issue 

40. i. William. 

41. ii. Peter. 

38. Thomas Temple, had issue, 

42. i. Robert Temple of Ten Hills, Mass., oldest son. 

43. ii. Rebecca, m. Dr. Christopher Emmett, in Dublin, 1727. 

40. Sir William Temple, fifth baronet, married Elizabeth, dau. and 
heiress of Peter Paxton, Esq., and had by her 

i. Henrietta, married William Dicken, Esq., and had issue John, 
who assumed the name of Temple, 1796. 
He married secondly, Elizabeth, dau. of Hugh Ethersey, Esq., and had 

ii. Anna-Sophia, married Sir Richard Temple, seventh baronet. 
He died 10 April, 1760. 

41. Sir Peter Temple, sixth baronet, succeeded his brother, and died 
Feb., 1761, leaving 

44. Richard. 

* From this marriage descends the present ducal house of Buckingham and Chandos. 

42. Robert Temple, Esq,, of Ten Hills, married Mehitable, dau. of 
John Nelson, Esq., whose mother was Mary, dau. of Sir John Temple, 
(No, 30, ante.) Children : 

45. i. Robert, died 1781. 

46. ii. John, born 1731, bapt. April 16, 1732. 
iii. Rebecca, bapt. April 13, 1729. 

iv. Mehitable, bapt. Sept. 20, 1730. 

47. V. William, married dau. of Gov. Whipple, 
vi. Agnes, bapt. July 28, 1730. 

48. vii. Mary. 

49,viii. Margaret, m. Nathaniel Dowse, and had six sons, (one of 
them Hon. Edward Dowse, M. C.,) and one dau., Mary, 
who m. Com. Samuel Nicholson, U. S. N., and had 
three daus. 

50. ix. Elizabeth. 

44. Sir Richard Temple, seventh baronet, m, his cousin Anna Sophia, 
but dying s. p. Nov. 10, 1787, he was succeeded by his relative, John, 
(No. 46.) 

45. Robert Temple, m. Harriet, second dau. of Gov. Shirley, and had, 

i, Anne-Western, married Christopher Temple Emmett, a brother 

of the Irish patriot, 
ii. Mehitable, married Hans Blackwood, Lord DufTerin. 
iii. Harriet. 

46. Sir John Temple, eighth baronet, also a baronet of Nova Scotia, 
married Elizabeth, dau. of Gov. Bowdoin, 20 Jan., 1767, and died 17 
Nov., 1798. Children : 

51. i. Grenville, born 16 Oct, 1768. 

52. ii. James-B., born 7 June, 1776, married Mary, daughter of 

Thomas Dickason of Fulwell Lodge, co. Middlesex, and 
died 1842. 

53. iii. Elizabeth-B., m. Hon. Thomas L. Winthrop, of Mass. 

54. iv. Augusta, married Wm. L, Palmer, Esq,, and died 18 Aug., 


47. William Temple, third son of Robert Temple, Esq., of Ten 
Hills, m. first, a dau. of Gov. Whipple, and had, 

i. John, d. un;i[n.^ 

ii. Sarah, m. ■ ' f Seibels, Esq., of Granby, S. C, and had 
five children, one of whom was the father of Hon. J. 
^ Seibels, American Minister at Brussels. 
He m. second. Amy, dau. of Col. Eleazer Fitch of Windham, and had, 
iii. Nelson, b, 1781, drowned, aged 11. 

55. iv. Robert, b. Aug. 29, 1783. 

51. Sir Grenville Temple, ninth baronet, married 1st, Elizabeth, 
dau. of George Watson, Esq., of Plymouth, and widow of Hon. Thomas 
Russell, of Massachusetts ; she died 4 Nov. 1809, and had issue: 

56. i. Grenville, born 20 July, 1799. 

57. ii. John, born 1801. 

iii. Elizabeth-Augusta, married in 1829, Maj, Gen, Byam, 

British Army, 
iv. Augusta-Grenville, d. June 22, 1798. 


V. Matilda-Margaret, d. unm. Jan. 4, 1824. 
He married, 2d, 9 June, 1812, Maria-Augusta, widow of Sir Thomas 
Runibold, and dau. of Frederick Manners, Esq., and died in 1829. 

52. James-Temple m. Maiy Dickason, April 26, 1808. He assunned 
the name of Bowdoin, and had issue, 

i. James-Temple, b. March 17, 1815. 
ii. Christine-Temple, 
iii. Laura-Temple. 

55. Robert Temple, m. Sept. 1805, Clara, only child of Joseph Haw- 
kins, Esq., and had, 

i. Clara, m. in 1827, Heniy Chapman, Esq. 

58. ii. Robert-Emmett, b. Sept. 24, 1808. 

iii. Mary, m. Sept. 1833, Edmund Tweedv, Esq., of New 

iv. Charlotte, m. 1st, Robert Sweeney, Esq., who d. Dec. 
1840, and has issue; 2d, John Rose, Esq., Q. C, of 
Montreal, July, 1843, and has issue. 
His wife dying, Dec. 1814, he m. 2d, Charlotte, dau. of Dr. Isaac 
Green, and had, 

V. George, b. April 2, 1820, d. unm. 

59. vi. Charfes, b. Nov. 1821. 
vii. Elizabeth, d. voung. 

GO. viii. WiUiam-Grenville, b. March, 1826. 
ix. Helen-Augusta, d. unm. Feb. 1854. 
He died Oct. 6, 1833. 

56. Sir Grenville-Temple Temple, tenth baronet of Stowe, married 
5 May, 1829, Mary, dau. of Geo. Baring, Esq., brother of the late Lord 
Ashburton, died June, 1847, and had, 

61. i. Grenville-Leofric, born 5 Feb., 1830. 

ii. George-Ernest-A., b. 4 Jan., 1832, d. young, 

iii. Algar-Bowdoin, b. 25 May, 1833. 

iv. Napoleon-Grenville-D'Evereux, b. 2 July, 1839. 

V. George-Grenville. 

vi. Blanche-Adeelah. 

vii. Rosalie-Milicent. 

viii. Eleanor. 

57. John Temple, Esq., m. July 29, 1828, Jane Dorothea, dau. of 
John Marshall, Esq., M. P., and had by her, (who d. Dec. 23, 1851), 

i. Grenville-Marshall. 

ii. Edwyn-Frederick. 

iii. Matilda-Dorothea. 

iv. Laura-Cecilia. 

V. Gertrude. 

58. Robert-Emmett Temple, late Adjutant General, N. Y., m. June 
12, 1839, Catherine M. James, and died 1854, leaving 

i. William, b. March, 1842. 

ii. Catherine, b. Aug., 1843. 

iii. Mar}^, b. Dec, 1845. 

iv. Clara, d. young. 

V. Charlotte, d. young, 
vi. Grenville, d. young, 
vii. Ellen, b. Oct., 1850. 
viii. Henrietta, b. June, 1853. 

59. Charles Temple, m. Margaret, dau, of Major Lowe, U. S. A. 
and had, 

i. Edward. 

ii. Arthur, 
iii. Alice. 
iv. Charlotte. 

V. Eloisa. 

60. William-Grenville Temple, U.S. N., m. Oct. 10, 1851, Catalina, 
dau. of Gen. Totten, U. S. A. 

61. Sir Grenville-Leofric Temple, eleventh and present baronet of 

Note on the Preceding. 

Burke's Peerage, 1854, gives Edward Temple [33] as the father of 
Thomas [38], but a copy of the Temple pedigree from Johnson and Kim- 
ber's Baronetage, now in the possession of Hon. R. C. Winthrop, formerly 
belonging to Sir John Temple [46], and containing his own interlineations,, 
says as follows : — 

" Sir John, the present baronet, is the son of Robert, eldest son of 
Thomas, the son of Purbeck, who was second son of the aforementioned 
Sir Peter Temple, Bart., of Stowe, -." 

Female Branches. 

1. Robert Nelson, married Mary, dau. of Sir John Temple. (No. 30.) 
Will proved 4th Aug., 1698. Children : 
i. John. 

ii. Temple, died s.j). 1671. 
iii. Margaret. 

Of these, John Nelson came to New England previous to 1688, m. 
Elizabeth, dau. of Lt. Gov. Tailer, and had, 
i. Temple. 

ii, Pascal, died unmarried. Will proved 19 Sept., 1760. 
iii. Mehitable, m. Robert Temple, (No. 43, ante), and d.. 1775. 

iv. Elizabeth, married Hubbard, Esq.. 

v. Rebecca, b. 1688, m. Henry Lloyd, Esq., of Lloyd's Neck, N. Y. 

Temple Nelson, son of John, married Mary, dau. of John Wentworth, 
Esq., Governor of New Hampshire, and had, 

John, b. at Boston, d. on the the Island of Grenada, aged 52. 

Rebecca Nelson, youngest daughter of John and Elizabeth Nelson, m. 
in 1708, Henry Lloyd, Esq., of the Manor of Queen's Village, Lloyd's 
Neck, L. L, (an estate still owned by his descendants,) and had, 

i. Henry, who m. Miss Hutchinson of Boston, and d. in England. 


ii. John, b. 1711, of whom presently. 

iii. Margaret, m. Col. Wm. Smith, of St. George Manor, L. I. 
iv. James. 
V. Joseph. 

vi, Rebecca, b. 1718, m. Melancthon-Tailer Woolsey, Esq., of 
New Haven, Conn., (who was b. 1717, and d. 1758,) and d. 
1796. M. T. Woolsey had Theodosia, Rebecca, (who m. 
Hon. James H. Hillhouse,) Melancthon-Lloyd, (b. 1758, d. 
1819,) m. Alida Livingston, (b. 1758 and d. 1843,) whose 
dau. Rebecca Nelson Woolsey m. John Borland, Esq., of 
Boston. Mr. M. T. Woolsey had a brother, Wm. Walton 
Woolsey, whose grand-daughter m. Francis Bayard Win- 
throp, Esq., nephew of Hon. Thomas L. Winthrop, men- 
tioned hereafter. 

John Borland, Esq., had issue, 

Sarah-Lloyd, m. Henry A. Coit, Esq. 

James L., d. March 29, 1849. 

M. Woolsey, m. Julia Gibson, April 17, 1849. 

John Nelson, m. Madeline Gibson. 


vii. EHzabeth, m. Fitch, in England. 

viii. William, 
ix. Nathaniel. 

X. James, b. March 24, 1728, d. 1810; was a physician in Bos- 
ton ; m. Sarah Corwin, and had six children, only two of 
whom reached maturity, viz. : 

i. James, late senator in Congress, b. 1769, d. 1831, m. 

Hannah Breck, (b. 1772, d. 1846, s. p.) 
ii. Sarah, b. 1766, d. 1839, m. Leonard Vassall Borland, 
Esq., (b. 1759 and d. 1801,) whose only son John 
m. Rebecca Nelson Woolsey above. 

John Lloyd, 2d son of the above, m. in 1742, Sarah Woolsey, and had, 
i. Henry. 

ii. John, of whom presently. 

iii. Rebecca, m. John Broome, Lt. Gov. of New York, 
iv. Theodosia. 

V. Abigail, m. James Cogswell, Esq. 
vi. Sarah, m. John Hillhouse, Esq., of New Haven, 
vii. Aaron, 
viii. Margaret. 

John Lloyd, Jr., m. Amelia White, and had, 
i. John-Nelson, of Lloyd's Neck. 

ii. Angelina, m. George W. Strong, Esq., of New York. 
iii. Mary-Amelia. 

Angelina Lloyd, eldest daughter of John Lloyd, Jr., m. George W. 
Strong, Esq., and had, 
i. Eloise-Lloyd. 
ii. Mary-Amelia. 

Of these, Eloise-Lloyd Strong m. in 1834, E. Hasket Derby, Esq., of 
Boston, and had, 
i. Hasket. 


ii. George-Strong, d. young, 

iii. George-Strong. 

iv. Nelson-Lloyd, d. young. 

V. Richard-Henry, 

vi. Nelson-Lloyd. 

vii. Lucy. 

Dr. Ghkistopher Emmett m. Rebecca Temple [43] in Dublin, 9 Feb., 
1727, and d. 29 Aug., 1743. He had issue, 

i. Thomas, b. 2 June, 1728. „^^,... 

ii. Robert. ,^-«^^''^'^ 

Of these, Thomas m. 30 March, 1752, Grace — — , and d. 27 June, 
1753, leaving issue an only child, Elizabeth, b. Jan. 10, 1753, and who 
died June 28, 1755. 

Robert Emmett, (b. 1729, d. 1802,) m. 16 Nov. 1760, Elizabeth, dau. 
of James Mason, of Killarney, and had, 

i. Christopher-Temple, b. Sept. 5, 1761, m. in 1784, Anna 
Western Temple, [see No. 45,] and had Catherine, b. Oct. 
17, 1787, who d. unm., 1824. 
ii. William, b. April 21, 1762, d. young. 
iii. Thomas-Addis, b. April 24, 1764, of whom presently. 
iv. Catherine, b. July 3, 1766, d. unm. 
V. Joseph-Mason, b. June 15, 1767. 
vi. Rebecca-Harriet, b. July 30, 1768. 
vii. Anne, b. July 26, 1769. 
viii. Elizabeth, b. Aug. 8, 1770. 
ix. Robert, b. Sept. 8, 1771, d. young. 
X. John, b. Sept. 3, 1772. 

xi. Mary-Ann. b. Oct. 10, 1773, m. Robert Holmes, 
xii. Robert, b. March 4, 1778, executed for high treason in 1803. 

Thomas Addis Embiett, Esq., an eminent lawyer of New York, m. 
Jan. 11, 1791, Jane, dau. of Rev. John Patten, of Clonmel, by his wife 
Margaret Colville, and had 
i. Robert, 
ii. Margaret. 

iii. Elizabeth, m. Wm. H. Leroy, Esq. 
iv. John-Patten, 
v. Thomas-Addis, 
vi. Christopher-Temple, d. unm. 
vii. Jane-Erin, m. Bache McEvers, Esq. 
viii. Catherine. 
ix, Mary-Ann, m. Edward B. Graves, Esq. 
X. William-Colville. 

William Lance of Sandwich, co. Kent, England, married Mary Tem- 
ple (No. 48), and had, 

i. David, born 1757, married dau. of William Fitz. 

ii. William, married dau. of Gawin Elliott of Blackheath. 
iii. Mary, married John Baton of Grandhome. 


lion. Thomas L. Winthrop m. July 25, 1786, Elizabeth B. Temple, 
[53,] who d. July 23, 1825, and had children : — 

Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple, b. May 16, 1787, m. Rev. Dr. 
Tappan, and has six children, 
i. Sarah-Bowdoin, b. June 3, 1788, m. Hon. George Sullivan. 

(For issue, vide Bowdoin pedigree.) 
ii. Thomas-Lindall, b. July 23, 1789, d. January 12, 1812, s. p. 
iii. Augusta-Temple, b. Nov. 3, 1791, d. Sept. iS, 1792. 
iv. Augusta-Temple, b. April 23, 1793, m. Dr. John Smyth Rogers, 

had two children, and d. Dec. 7, 1828. 
V. James-Bowdoin, b. July 23, 1794, d. s. p. March 6, 1833. 
vi. John-Temple, b. Mav 14, 1796, d. s. p. May 5, 1843. 
vii. Francis-William, b. Dec. 1, 1797, d. June 23, 1798. 
viii. Francis-William, b. May 31, 1799, d. s. p. March 7, 1819. 
ix. Jane, b. xMarch 15, 180i, d. s. p. Feb. 22, 1819. 
X. Anne, b. April 14, 1803, m. s. p. Dr. J. C. Warren, d. Dec. 

16, 1850. 
xi. George-Edward, b. June 15, 1805. 
xii. Grenville-Temple, b. March 23, 1807, m. Frances M. Heard, 

and d. Sept. 14, 1852. 
xiii. Robert-Charles, b. May 12, 1809, m. first, Eliza Cabot Blanch- 
ard, and has children ; and secondly, Laura Derby Welles. 

or these children, Grenville Temple Winthrop, Esq., m. Frances- 
^laria, dau. of Hon. John Heard, and had, 

i. Thomas-Lindall, b. Aug. 16, 1835. 
ii. Elizabeth-Temple, 
iii. Susan-Heard. 

Hon, Robert-Charles Winthrop m. Eliza-Cabot, dau. of Francis 
Blanchard, Esq., March 12, 1832, who d. June 14, 1842, and had, 
i, Robert-Charles, b. Dec. 7, 1835. 
ii, Eliza-Cabot, 
iii, John. 
He m, secondly, Nov. 6, 1849, Laura, dau. of John Derby, Esq., and 
widow of Arnold F. Welles, Esq. Mr, Winthrop has held the offices 
of U, S, Senator, and of Speaker of the U, S, House of Representatives. 

William L. Palmer married Augusta Temple, (No. 52), and had, 
i, John T., d, s, p. 
ii, Charles C, 
iii. Frederick T, 
iv, William B. 

V. Anne E., bors 1802, died 14 June, 1808. 
vi. Augusta T., married Rufus Prime, Esq., of N. Y., and died 

leaving issue, 
vii. Elizabeth, 








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The following records relate to the Virginia branch, descended from 
John, son of the immigrant : — 

" At a Court held by her IMajestie's Justices of the Peace for North- 
ampton County, this 29 day of March, 1708. Present Capt. William Har- 
manson, Capt. Benjamin Nottingham, Mr. Hillary Stringer, Mr. John 
Harmanson, Mr. John Powell. 

" This daye was Presented to this Court by John Bowden, a letter of 
Attorney to his Brother, James Bowden, Mariner, living in Boston in 
New England, which Letter of Attorney was acknowledged in open 
Court by the said John Bowden, and proved by the Corporal Oaths of 
Thomas Savage & Thomas Harmanson, Junior, and at the request of the 
said John Bowdoin is ordered to be put upon Record." 

The power of Attorney is still on record, but only adds the fact that 
this John Bowdoin was also a mariner. 

From a letter of Peter S. Bowdoin, Esq., of Cherrystone, Northampton 
CO., Va., dated in 1854, I learn that his father was Peter Bowdoin, whc 
d. 1825, leaving three sons and two daughters. His younger sons are 
now living in Philadelphia ; his daughters married respectively Prof. 
George Tucker, now of Philadelphia, formerly of the University of 
Virginia, and Dr. Smith of Northampton co., Va. 

Balthazar Bayard, who d. Dec, 1778, aged 71, had si.x children by 
his wife, Mary Bowdoin; the names of three of them were, Samuel, b. 
23 March, 1738 ; Mehitable, b. 26 April, 1741 ; Mary, m. Melatiah 
Bourn, and had issue, Sylvanus and a dau., wife of Col. Grcatton. 

For the descendants of Hon. James Pitts and Elizabeth Bowdoin, see 
Brldgman's " Memorials of the Dead in Boston," pp. 274-6. 


The "Dealings with the Dead" says, (p. 508,) that Mr. Claude Bow- 
•doin was godfather to Peter Fancuil, (the donor of Faneuil Hall,) July 
14, 1700. The learned and accurate author followed exactly the original 
record, still extant, and which I have seen ; but there can be but little 


doubt that the godfather of Peter Faneuil was Pierre Bowdoin, who may 
have had the additional name of Claude. 

From the same source, I learn that Stephen Boutineau and Mary Bow- 
doin had a son James, who m. Susannah Faneuil, third sister of the above 
mentioned Peter Faneuil. This James Boutineau was a lawyer at Boston, 
and, at the Revolution, a refugee. His widow writes from Bristol, Eng., 
Feb. 20, 1784, to announce the recent death of her husband. He had a 
daughter who married John Robinson, Esq., a commissioner of the cus- 
toms, and perpetrator of the infamous assault which deprived Massachu- 
setts of the services of her favorite son, James Otis.