Mary Bower

Female18 January 1707–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Bower was born on 18 January 1707, in North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bower, was 30 and her mother, Dorothy Wilcoxson, was 16. She married William Davison on 26 December 1733, in North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

William Davison
1713–
Mary Bower
1707–
Marriage: 26 December 1733
Mary Davison
–1736

Sources (5)

  • Mary Bower, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Bower, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Mary Bower, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1733North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 94

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1815

    Age 108

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English bour, bor(e), bur(e) (Old English būr) ‘cottage, chamber, bower’, denoting either a ‘cottager’ or ‘chamber-servant’, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a small cottage, or a habitational name from any of various minor places called from this word in Somerset, Sussex, Essex, and Peeblesshire. Compare Bowerman and Bowring .

    English: variant of Bowyer , for a maker or seller of bows or an archer, from Middle English bowyere, an agent derivative of Old English boga ‘bow’.

    Americanized form of German Bauer ‘peasant’ or ‘neighbor, fellow citizen’, or of its Dutch cognate Bouwer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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