Jeremiah M. Bowman

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 on 2 September 1874, in DeKalb, Missouri, United States. 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: 2 September 1874
James F. Bowman
Levi Bowman
Charles Edward Bowman
Matilda C. Bowman
George M. Bowman

Sources (10)

  • Jewery M Bowman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mr Jeremiah Bowen, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • J L Bowman in entry for Charles Bowman and Gertrude Jones, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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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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