John Bowman

Male8 October 1848–

Brief Life History of John

When John Bowman was christened on 8 October 1848, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Bowman, was 32 and his mother, Jane Knipe, was 26. He married Elizabeth Atkinson in 1869, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dalton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years and Millom, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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John Bowman
Hannah Wilson
Marriage: 30 August 1882
Margaret Bowman
Nora Bowman
John Armstrong Bowman
William Bowman
Fred Bowman
Roland Bowman

Sources (48)

  • John Bowman in household of John Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Bowman in household of Thomas Bowman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Bowman in entry for Ada Ann Bowman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1882Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.

    Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .

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

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