Edward Bowie

about 1872–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Bowie was born about 1872, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Franklin Brown Bowie, was 22 and his mother, Ellen E. C. Huffaker, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Saytha E Bowie. He lived in Perry, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Aplin, Perry, Arkansas, United States in 1910.

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Edward Bowie
Saytha E Bowie
Lee Bowie
Ollie Bowie
Otto Bowie
Vohman Bowie

Spouse and Children


    Saytha E Bowie




    Lee Bowie


    Ollie Bowie


    Otto Bowie


    Vohman Bowie


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

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.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: nickname from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow’, ‘fair-haired’, or possibly an Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh ( see Bogue ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edward L Bowie, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eddie Bowie in household of John S. Massey, "United States Census, 1880"

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