When Sanford Ray Bowen was born in 1880, in West Salem, Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Carlus “Curtis” W Bowen, was 25 and his mother, Alma L Robinson, was 23. He married Lilian Pearl Lindsey on 21 February 1904, in Ashland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Orange Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Congress, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 November 1956, in Florida, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).
Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.