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

Spouse and Children


    Louise E.


14 December 1871
Providence, Rhode Island, United States


    Walter Vincent Bowen


    Harold Andrews Bowen



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+7 More Children

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

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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