Amos Bowles

1823–1847 (Age 24)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Bowles was born in 1823, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nelson Thomas Bowles, was 47 and his mother, Susannah Grinstead, was 39. He married Mary Ann Polly Malone on 28 December 1841, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1847, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Amos Bowles
Mary Ann Polly Malone
Marriage: 28 December 1841
John Lewis Bowles
Nancy Ann Bowles

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ann Polly Malone


28 December 1841
Hendricks, Indiana, United States


    John Lewis Bowles


    Nancy Ann Bowles


Parents and Siblings



    David F. Bowles


    John Harrison Bowles



    Mary Bowles


    Fielding Bowles


+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Bowles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Amos Bowles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Amos Bowles, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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