Mary Ann Bowman

4 June 1840–28 June 1928 (Age 88)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bowman was born on 4 June 1840, in Ohio, United States, her father, Michael Harding, was 29 and her mother, Bridget McCormick, was 28. She married Edward Stephen Sweeney on 30 September 1861, in Vinton, Ohio, United States. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 28 June 1928, in Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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Andrew West
Mary Ann Bowman
Marriage: 1 February 1865
Emma West
Charles Bowman West
Clara West
Frank W West
Gertrude Ann West
Tacy Garnet West

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  • Marriage
    1 February 1865Ross, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 23
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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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    Sources (26)

    • Mary A. Bowan in entry for Franklin West, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Mary A Bowman in household of Henry Bowman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary A. Sweeney, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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