Nathan Harvey Bowles

22 February 1888–10 April 1983 (Age 95)
Albia, Washington, Kansas, United States

The Life of Nathan Harvey

When Nathan Harvey Bowles was born on 22 February 1888, in Albia, Washington, Kansas, United States, his father, William Bennett Bowles, was 35 and his mother, Susan Brackett Newcomb, was 28. He married Esther Amanda Sharum on 22 February 1909, in Custer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lane, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Oleta Township, Ellis, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 1983, at the age of 95, and was buried in Big Cabin, Craig, Oklahoma, United States.

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Nathan Harvey Bowles
Esther Amanda Sharum
Marriage: 22 February 1909
Elva Lenora Bowles
Lester Laverne Bowles

Spouse and Children

22 February 1909
Custer, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 10

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathen H Bowles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nathan H Bowles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nathan H Bowles, "United States Census, 1920"

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