13 August 1856–1919 (Age 62)
LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of DeAlton H

When DeAlton H BOWELL was born on 13 August 1856, in LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, his father, Absalom Carr Bowell, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Ann Ireland, was 30. He married Sarah Viola Melson in 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Kankakee Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Kankakee, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died in 1919, in LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Sarah Viola Melson
Marriage: 1892
Roy Melson BOWELL
Clarence DeAlton BOWELL

Spouse and Children




    Clarence DeAlton BOWELL


Parents and Siblings

    Absalom Carr Bowell





World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Dealton H Bowel in household of A C Bowel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daalton Bowell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ale Alton H Bowell, "United States Census, 1900"

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