Mary Ann Penbetty

Female7 January 1816–January 1894

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Penbetty was born on 7 January 1816, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Richard Penbetty. She married Henry Bowden on 26 December 1837. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in January 1894, in Totnes, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bowden
Mary Ann Penbetty
Marriage: 26 December 1837
John Bowden Jr.
Louisa Bowden
Isabella Bowden
Jane Pack Bowden
Mary Ann Bowden

Sources (4)

  • Mary Ann Penbetty, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ann Bowden in entry for Isabella Bowden, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893"
  • Mary Ann Penbetty, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1837
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 7

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 17

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 27

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

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