Lizzie Eugenie Bowerman

1 November 1867–6 January 1925 (Age 57)
Palmyra, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lizzie Eugenie

When Lizzie Eugenie Bowerman was born on 1 November 1867, in Palmyra, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, William Bowerman, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Mercy Ingersoll, was 27. She married Fred Cornelius Baluss on 28 June 1893, in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Blissfield, Blissfield Township, Lenawee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. She died on 6 January 1925, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 57.

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Fred Cornelius Baluss
Lizzie Eugenie Bowerman
Marriage: 28 June 1893
Helen Elizabeth Baluss
Mary Amanda Ann Baluss
Fred Virgin Baluss

Spouse and Children

28 June 1893
Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States


    Helen Elizabeth Baluss



    Fred Virgin Baluss


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 3

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 16

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

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)

  • Exina E Bacuss in household of Fred C Bacuss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Baluss in household of Fred C Baluss, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Bowerman in household of Wm Bowerman, "United States Census, 1880"

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