John Grant Bowlby

7 June 1865–20 February 1923 (Age 57)
Colorado, United States

The Life of John Grant

When John Grant Bowlby was born on 7 June 1865, in Colorado, United States, his father, Samuel Bowlby, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth B Suits, was 25. He married Mary Milson Armilda Mae Drury on 12 May 1897. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Martin Township, Kiowa, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Kiowa Township, Kiowa, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 February 1923, in Kiowa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Bucklin Cemetery, Bucklin, Ford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Grant Bowlby
1865–1923
Mary Milson Armilda Mae Drury
1879–1949
Marriage: 12 May 1897
Samuel Bowlby
1898–1972
Murdock Bowlby
1900–
Etta May Bowlby
1901–1902
Aaron Murdock Bowlby
1903–1904
Hazel C. Bowlby
1904–1949
Matilda " Tillie" Emma Bowlby
1905–1929
Finnis Aaron Bowlby
1907–1977
Thomas Irvin Bowlby
1909–1983
John Harrison Bowlby
1913–1986
Lee Bowlby
1915–1989
Betty Bowlby
1917–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1897
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Bowlby

    Male1826–1894Male

    Elizabeth B Suits

    Female1840–1920Female

siblings

(8)

    Robert Bowlby

    Male1860–Male

    Samuel E Bowlby

    Male1861–1873Male

    Adaline Bowlby

    Female1863–Female

    Male1865–1923Male

    Emma Jane Bowlby

    Female1867–1950Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Denver Becomes a temporary capital

Age 2

In 1867, Denver City becomes the Capital of the Territory of Colorado.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 16

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Boulby in North Yorkshire or Bulby in Lincolnshire, both of which are named with the Old Norse byname Boli (from boli ‘bull’) + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J G Boulby, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Grant Bowlby in household of Samuel Bowlby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Bowlby, "United States Census, 1900"

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