Sarah Alice Bowen

6 May 1859–20 January 1886 (Age 26)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Bowen was born on 6 May 1859, in Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Bowen, was 27 and her mother, Marilla Bussey, was 27. She married Jefferson B Jewell on 6 March 1877, in Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Shell Rock Township, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Lafayette Township, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 20 January 1886, in Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson B Jewell
Sarah Alice Bowen
Marriage: 6 March 1877
Mable A Jewell
Stella Jewell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1877Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 8
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Alice Jewell in household of Jefferson Jewell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sarah A Bowen in household of Joseph Bowen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Allie Bowen in entry for Ira T. Robinson and Stella Jewell, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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