David Bowen

2 January 1842–1915 (Age 72)
Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Bowen was born on 2 January 1842, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Bowen, was 29 and his mother, Mary Morgan, was 26. He married Lettice Jones from October 1870 to December 1870, in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 40 years. He died in 1915, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

David Bowen
1842–1915
Lettice Jones
1839–
Marriage: from October 1870 to December 1870
David John Bowen
1873–
Elizabeth Bowen
1874–
Ann Bowen
1876–
Margaret Bowen
1878–
Lettice Bowen
1881–
Thomas Sidney Bowen
1882–

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1915Male

    Lettice Jones

    Female1839–Female

MARRIAGE
from October 1870 to December 1870
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    David John Bowen

    Male1873–Male

    Elizabeth Bowen

    Female1874–Female

    Ann Bowen

    Female1876–Female

    Margaret Bowen

    Female1878–Female

    Lettice Bowen

    Female1881–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Bowen

    Male1813–Male

    Mary Morgan

    Female1816–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1842–1915Male

    Sarah Bowen

    Female1850–1850Female

    Sarah Bowen

    Female1851–Female

World Events (7)

1843

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 8

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 25

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Bowen in household of John Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • David Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • David Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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