Male13 August 1856–1919

Brief Life History of DeAlton H

When DeAlton H BOWELL was born on 13 August 1856, in La Porte, Center Township, 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, Johnson Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died in 1919, in La Porte, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in La Porte, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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

Sources (9)

  • Dealton H Bowel in household of A C Bowel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • DeAlton H. Bowell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • De Alton Bowell in entry for Roy Nelson Bowell, "Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1866: La Porte, Indiana, United States

    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

    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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