George Bowen

29 January 1842–5 October 1886 (Age 44)
Llannon, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Bowen was born on 29 January 1842, in Llannon, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Bowen, was 46 and his mother, Ruth Morgan, was 34. He married Margaret Lewis on 18 May 1868, in Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 5 October 1886, in Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

George Bowen
Margaret Lewis
Marriage: 18 May 1868
Ann Ajax Bowen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1868Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 8
    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.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 25
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

    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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    Sources (7)

    • George Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • George Bowen, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • George Bowen in entry for Ann Ajax Bowen, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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