Sanford Ray Bowen

Male1880–10 November 1956

Brief Life History of Sanford Ray

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.

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Sanford Ray Bowen
Lilian Pearl Lindsey
Marriage: 21 February 1904
Leta Clarice Bowen
Wilma Rae Bowen
Dorthia May Bowen
Paul L Bowen
Sanford Keith Bowen

Sources (25)

  • Ray Bowen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sandford Ray Bowen, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ray S. Bowen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1904Ashland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

    Age 7

    On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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