Horace Bowen

April 1845–16 June 1905 (Age 60)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Horace

When Horace Bowen was born in April 1845, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Alpheus Bowen, was 49 and his mother, Polly Stone, was 46. He married Louise E. on 14 December 1871, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 10 years and Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 June 1905, at the age of 60, and was buried in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Bowen
1845–1905
Louise E.
1848–
Marriage: 14 December 1871
Walter Vincent Bowen
1873–1949
Harold Andrews Bowen
1878–
Grace Louise Bowen
1884–1958

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–1905Male

    Louise E.

    Female1848–Female

MARRIAGE
14 December 1871
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(3)

    Walter Vincent Bowen

    Male1873–1949Male

    Harold Andrews Bowen

    Male1878–Male

    Female1884–1958Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 17

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1863

Age 18

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)

  • Horace Bowen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Horace Bowen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horace Bowen in household of Alpheus Bowen, "United States Census, 1850"

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