Mary E. Braser

1857–26 January 1908 (Age 51)
Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary E.

Mary E. Braser was born in 1857, in Vernon, Missouri, United States. She married Thomas Andrew Bowen on 22 February 1877, in Vernon Township, Clark, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 26 January 1908, in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Webb City Cemetery, Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Andrew Bowen
Mary E. Braser
Marriage: 22 February 1877
Luther Bowen
Etta V. Bowen
Stella Zora Bowen

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Andrew Bowen



22 February 1877
Vernon Township, Clark, Missouri, United States


    Luther Bowen


    Etta V. Bowen


    Stella Zora Bowen


World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine):1. nickname from the inflected form of Yiddish brav ‘good’, ‘honest’. 2. Slavicized form of German Brauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bowen in household of T A Bowen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marry E Braser in entry for Thomas A Bowen, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Mary Brashear in entry for Stella Pringle, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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