James Lincoln Bowerman

1867–18 August 1956 (Age 89)
Michigan, United States

The Life of James Lincoln

When James Lincoln Bowerman was born in 1867, in Michigan, United States, his father, Jesse H Bowerman, was 42 and his mother, Clarissa E. Jones, was 33. He married Emma Maria Butler on 7 January 1895, in Yankee Springs Township, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Yankee Springs Township, Barry, Michigan, United States for about 60 years. He died on 18 August 1956, in Middleville, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Middleville, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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James Lincoln Bowerman
Emma Maria Butler
Marriage: 7 January 1895
Clarrissia Elizabeth Bowerman
Gladys L Bowerman
Nellie Maria Bowerman
Reo James Bowerman
Rollo Leroy Bowerman
Fred Butler Bowerman
Doris Emma Bowerman
Edward Glen Bowerman
Alice E Bowerman
James Lincoln Bowerman

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7 January 1895
Yankee Springs Township, Barry, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 29

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bower 2).2 Americanized spelling of German Bauermann, a variant of Bauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James L Bowman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Bowerman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Bouerman, "United States Census, 1920"

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