Paul Franklin Bowley

20 January 1895–22 February 1977 (Age 82)
Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Paul Franklin

When Paul Franklin Bowley was born on 20 January 1895, in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Smith Eldridge Bowley, was 39 and his mother, Anna Marietta Cutting, was 44. He died on 22 February 1977, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Smith Eldridge Bowley
1855–1932
Anna Marietta Cutting
1850–1924
George Augustus Bowley
1884–1941
Clarence Woodard Bowley
1886–1964
Ada Louise Bowley
1889–1964
Roger Eldridge Bowley
1893–
Paul Franklin Bowley
1895–1977
Harold Colden Bowley
1896–1897
Frederick Guild Bowley
1897–1900
Florence Evelyn Bowley
1898–
Fanny Guild Bowley
1899–1977

Parents and Siblings

    Smith Eldridge Bowley

    Male1855–1932Male

    Anna Marietta Cutting

    Female1850–1924Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Bowley, near Leominster in Herefordshire and in Devon. The first is named with Old English bula ‘bull’, perhaps a byname ( see Bull ) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The second is from Old English boga ‘bow’, ‘river bend’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul F Bowley in household of Smith A Bowley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Paul F Bowley in household of Smith E Bowley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul F Bowley in household of Smith E Bowley, "United States Census, 1900"

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