When Mary Ann Bowman was born on 4 June 1840, in Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Bowman, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Tyler Mcgoon, was 24. 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.
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 .
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