Hannah M Wattus was born 17 November 1831 in Sandhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom to George Wattus (c1805-1878) and Mary Boots (1806-1847) and died 29 July 1905 in Stroud, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Thomas Bowden (1824-1914) 1 March 1849 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

Migration: She left Gravesend 24 June 1838, arriving Sydney 6 November 1838 on the Maitland, with her parents and siblings.


Offspring of Hannah M Wattus and Thomas Bowden (1824-1914)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Bowden (1852-1875)
Elizabeth Bowden (1854-1936)
Vivian R Bowden (1855-?)
Sophia H Bowden (1856-?)
Caroline Bowden (1856-1928)
Frederick E Bowden (1856-1857)
Thomas Bowden (1857-1911) 22 December 1857 Stroud, New South Wales 7 June 1911 Stroud, New South Wales Mary Barnes (1856-1930)

William George Bowden (1859-1943)
Maria Bowden (1861-?)
James Bowden (1862-1950)
John Robert Bowden (1864-1955) 13 June 1864 Mill Creek, New South Wales, Australia 8 February 1955 Taree, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Elizabeth Nix (1869-1943)

Jessie Nairn Bowden (1866-1946)
Sophia Bowden (1868-1948)
Alice Bowden (1869-1947)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  • The Benenden Bowdens by Colin King, ISBN 09592639 1 8
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