Amos Bowles


Brief Life History of Amos

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.

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

Sources (5)

  • Amos Bowles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Amos Bowles in entry for John Bowls, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Amos Bowles, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1841Hendricks, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    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: variant of Bowell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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