Darwin Hamilton Bowen

24 March 1840–3 November 1928 (Age 88)
Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Darwin Hamilton

Darwin Hamilton Bowen was born on 24 March 1840, in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States as the son of John J Boen and Eliza Starr. He married Martha Jane Green about 1867, in Crawford, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Beaver Creek, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 3 November 1928, in Raymond, Pacific, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Darwin Hamilton Bowen
1840–1928
Martha Jane Green
1851–1923
Marriage: about 1867
Permelia A Bowen
1868–1896
Mary Cordelia Bowen
1870–1876
John LaFayette Bowen
1872–1895
Henry Elza Boen
1874–1956
Lenora Maude Laura Bowen
1877–1973
Myrtle Boen
1882–1944
Iva M Gray
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1867
Crawford, Arkansas, United States
children

(7)

    Permelia A Bowen

    Female1868–1896Female

    Mary Cordelia Bowen

    Female1870–1876Female

    John LaFayette Bowen

    Male1872–1895Male

    Male1874–1956Male

    Female1877–1973Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1845

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1845: Tuality, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Tuality, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Tuality, Oregon Territory, United States; 1849: Washington, Oregon Territory, United States; 1854: Multnomah, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Multnomah, Oregon, United States
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Darwin H Boen in household of John Boen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Darwin H Boen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • D H Bower, "United States Census, 1870"

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