John Bowell

8 March 1785–29 April 1866 (Age 81)
Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

John Bowell was born on 8 March 1785, in Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Carr on 6 March 1808, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 29 April 1866, in La Porte, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pine Lake Cemetery, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bowell
1785–1866
Elizabeth "Betsy" Carr
1788–1866
Marriage: 6 March 1808
Malinda Bowell
1812–1823
Amy J Bowell
1814–1895
Bowen Carr Bowell
1820–1902
Absalom Carr Bowell
1821–1895
Orrilda Bowell
1824–1888
Cinderella Bowell
1827–1885
Antipas Jackson BOWELL
1829–
Cecila Bowell
1829–1835

Spouse and Children

    Male1785–1866Male

    Elizabeth "Betsy" Carr

    Female1788–1866Female

MARRIAGE
6 March 1808
Clark, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Malinda Bowell

    Female1812–1823Female

    Amy J Bowell

    Female1814–1895Female

    Bowen Carr Bowell

    Male1820–1902Male

    Absalom Carr Bowell

    Male1821–1895Male

    Orrilda Bowell

    Female1824–1888Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 2

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Powell ( see Howell ).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bouelles in Seine Maritime, France, so named with Old Norman French boelle ‘enclosure’, ‘dwelling’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Bowell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Bowell in household of B C Bowell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Bowell, "Find A Grave Index"

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