Walter Ashby Bowles

20 July 1882–7 March 1926 (Age 43)
Buckingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Ashby

When Walter Ashby Bowles was born on 20 July 1882, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Bernard Bowles, was 46 and his mother, Rosa Bennett Stokes, was 35. He married Lula P Groome on 6 July 1904, in Manchester, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Fairfield District, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 7 March 1926, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Ashby Bowles
Lula P Groome
Marriage: 6 July 1904
Bessie P. Bowles
Grace Maude Bowles
Walter Fenton Bowles
Bernard Paul Bowles Sr.
Mary E Bowles
Aubry Jason Bowles

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 4
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 12
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler .

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

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Sources (20)

  • Ashly Bowles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter H Bowles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter A Bowles in household of Rosa B Bowles, "United States Census, 1900"

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