Henry Bowman

1727–
Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Bowman was born in 1727, in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Baer Bowman, was 16 and his mother, Veronica Martin, was 20. He married Anna Zollinger about 1751, in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Henry Bowman
1727–
Anna Zollinger
1731–
Marriage: about 1751

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1751Pennsylvania, United States
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    Siblings

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    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 49
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 49
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 61
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 37045;2007: 76842; 2010: 105007)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bowyer

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