Jeremiah M. Bowman

Male14 September 1850–24 October 1931

Brief Life History of Jeremiah M.

When Jeremiah M. Bowman was born on 14 September 1850, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Absalom Bowman, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Mariah Hunt, was 26. He married Sarah Elizabeth Vaughn about 1875. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Silver Creek Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Spring Creek Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 October 1931, in Maple City, Cowley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Maple City, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Jeremiah M. Bowman
Sarah Elizabeth Vaughn
Marriage: about 1875
James F. Bowman
Levi Bowman
Charles Edward Bowman
Matilda C. Bowman
George M. Bowman

Sources (9)

  • Jewery M Bowman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J L Bowman in entry for Charles Bowman and Gertrude Jones, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Jeremiah M Bowman in household of Levi C Bowman, "United States Census, 1930"

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  • Marriage
    about 1875
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 11

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 13

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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