Peter David Bowman

13 February 1871–29 April 1949 (Age 78)
Wirtz, Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Peter David

When Peter David Bowman was born on 13 February 1871, in Wirtz, Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, John Edwin Bowman, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Hopkins, was 33. He married Mary Catherine "Cassie" Fisher on 19 May 1892, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Concord Township, Miami, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 April 1949, in Covington, Newberry Township, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Covington, Newberry Township, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter David Bowman
Mary Catherine "Cassie" Fisher
Marriage: 19 May 1892
William Bowman
Levi Elbert Bowman
Rutherford Ira Bowman
Esther Mae Bowman
David Lee Bowman
Clara Elizabeth Bowman
Raymond L. Bowman
Effie Alice Bowman
Reva Evelyn Bowman
Dorothy Marie Bowman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1892Franklin, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Amnesty Act
    Age 1
    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 23
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Peter D. Bowman in entry for Elena E. Bowman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Peter Bouman, "United States Census, 1900"
    • P. D. Bowman in entry for Levi Bowman and Elizabeth Holfinger, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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