When Amos Bowles was born in 1823, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nelson Thomas Bowles, was 48 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 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1847, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 24.
English: variant of Bowell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.