Daniel Bowen

Maleabout 1835–1861

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Bowen was born about 1835, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Bowen, was 22 and his mother, Christina Philip, was 24. He married Ann Jones on 11 April 1858. He died in 1861, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 27.

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Daniel Bowen
about 1835–1861
Ann Jones
about 1835–1923
Marriage: 11 April 1858

Sources (4)

  • Daniel Bowen in household of Justina Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Daniel Bowen - birth: about 1835;
  • Daniel Bowen in household of William Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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  • Marriage
    11 April 1858
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)

    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

    Age 4

    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.


    Age 8

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

    Age 15

    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    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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