Mary Bower

18 January 1707–
North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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.

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John Bower
Dorothy Wilcoxson
Thomas Bower
Ann Bower
Mary Bower
John Bower
Elizabeth Bower
George Bower

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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.
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

(1997: 8497;2007: 16208; 2010: 21445)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’.

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

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Sources (4)

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

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