Magdalene Bowers

about 1795–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Magdalene

Magdalene Bowers was born about 1795, in Pennsylvania, United States. She died in her hometown.

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 17

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower .

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

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