When Charles William Bowman was born on 27 April 1889, in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Bowman, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Jane Kendell, was 25. He married Ruth Emily Bambrough on 12 January 1915, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Sterling, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1950. He died on 25 June 1952, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.
English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.
Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .