Horace Bowen

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

The Life Summary 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
Louise E.
Marriage: 14 December 1871
Walter Vincent Bowen
Harold Andrews Bowen
Grace Louise Bowen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1871Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    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.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (20)

    • Horace Bowen in entry for Walter Vincent Bowen, "Rhode Island Town Births Index, 1639-1932"
    • Horace Bowen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Horace Bowen in entry for Walter Vincent Bowen, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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