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
Martha Jane Green
Marriage: about 1867
Permelia A Bowen
Mary Cordelia Bowen
John LaFayette Bowen
Henry Elza Boen
Lenora Maude Laura Bowen
Myrtle Boen
Iva M Gray

Spouse and Children

about 1867
Crawford, Arkansas, United States


    Permelia A Bowen


    Mary Cordelia Bowen


    John LaFayette Bowen




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World Events (8)


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

Age 6

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

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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