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William Augustus Mowry

Father: Jonathan Mowry (2 Feb 1801 - 21 Nov 1832)
Mother: Hannah Brayton (27 Aug 1800 - 21 Mar 1872)

Family 1: Rufina M. E. Weaver (11 Nov 1831 - 11 Mar 1850)

Family 2: Caroline E. Aldrich (15 Mar 1835 - ____)
  1.  Walter Herbert Mowry (29 May 1859 - ____)
  2.  Arthur May Mowry (19 Jan 1862 - ____)
  3.  Ruth Emeline Mowry (16 Jun 1867 - ____)

                                                                                         _Daniel Mowry _______+
                                                                                        | (1697 - 1787) m 1722
                                                                   _Joseph Mowry _______|_Mary Steere ________
                                                                  | (1723 - 1764) m 1743  (1696 - 1776)       
                                             _Richard Mowry ______|
                                            | (1748 - 1835) m 1774|
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                                            |                     |_Anne Whipple _______|_____________________
                                            |                       (1725 - 1765) m 1743                      
                       _Gideon Mowry _______|
                      | (1778 - 1866) m 1799|
                      |                     |                                            _Thomas Harris ______+
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                      |                     |                      _Gideon Harris ______|_Phebe Browne _______
                      |                     |                     | (1713 - ....) m 1739  (1660 - 1723)       
                      |                     |_Huldah Harris ______|
                      |                       (1745 - 1795) m 1774|
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                      |                                           |_Damaries Westcott __|_____________________
                      |                                              m 1739                                   
 _Jonathan Mowry _____|
| (1801 - 1832) m 1821|
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|                     |                      _Jonathan Wheeler ___|
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|                     |_Ruth Wheeler _______|
|                       (1780 - 1816) m 1799|
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|                                           |_Mary Buffum ________|
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|--William Augustus Mowry 
|  (1829 - 1878)
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|                      _Preserved Brayton __|
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|_Hannah Brayton _____|
  (1800 - 1872) m 1821|
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                      |_Hannah _____________|
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Notes

!SOURCE: William Augustus Mowry, A Family History: Richard Mowry, of Uxbridge, Mass.: His Ancestors and His Descendants. (Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1878; reprint ed., Charleston, S.C.: BiblioLife, 2010), pp. 199, 215-217.

!SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume II (1904)

MOWRY, William Augustus, author, was born in Uxbridge, Mass., Aug. 13, 1829; son of Jonathan and Hannah (Brayton) Mowry; grandson of Gideon and Ruth (Wheeler) Mowry; great-grandson of Richard (the preacher) and Huldah (Harris) Mowry; great2-grandson of Joseph {19587} and Anne (Whipple) {56285} Mowry, and great3-grandson of Captain Daniel {11741} and Mary (Steere) {42546} Mowry. He attended Phillips academy and Brown university, and was principal of the English high school at Providence, R.I., 1859-64. He served as captain in the 11th R.I. volunteer infantry, 1862-63; was senior principal of the English and Classical school at Providence, 1864-84; superintendent of schools, Cranston, R.I., 1864-66, and editor of the Journal of Education, Boston, Mass., 1884-86, and Education, 1886-91. He was a member of the school board of Providence, R.I., 1869-75, and of Boston, 1889-91; superintendent of schools at Salem, Mass., 1891-94; president of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, 1864-66; of the American Institute of Instruction, 1880-82; of the Massachusetts council of the American Institute of Civics, 1885-87 ;of the Martha's Vineyard summer institute from 1878; of the department of higher education, National Educational association, in 1889; became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the New England Historic Genealogical society, and the National Council of Education in 1880; a corresponding member of the Rhode Island Historical society; of the Oregon Historical society, and was one of the founders and a member of the American Historical society. In 1902 he had given more than two thousand lectures, mostly on historical and educational subjects, in various states, thus addressing over one hundred thousand teachers. He is the author of: Who Invented the American Steamboat? (1874); The Descendants of Nathaniel Mowry (1878); A Family History (1878); Political Education in the Schools (1878); The School Curriculum and Business Life (1881); Talks with My Boys (1884); Studies in Civil Government (1888); A National University (1889); Elements of Civil Government (1890); Talks with Boys (revised, 1892); Annual Report of the Superintendent of Schools, Salem, Mass. (4 vols., 1891-94); War Stories (1892); Sunshine upon the Psalms (1892); Lov'st Thou Me More than These? (1892); Art Decorations for School Rooms (1892); Difficulties attending the Organization of our National Government in 1789; A History of the United States (1896); First Steps in the History of Our Country (1898); American Inventions and Inventors (1900); Marcus Whitman and the Early Days of Oregon (1901), and Territorial Growth of the United States (1902).

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