Minor Bowan

1842–
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Minor

When Minor Bowan was born in 1842, in Mississippi, United States, his father, William Bowan, was 28 and his mother, Mary Billingsley, was 23.

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Family Time Line

William Bowan
1814–
Mary Billingsley
1819–
James R Rowan
1836–1916
Minor Bowan
1842–
Thomas Bowan
1844–
Sarah Loraine Rowan
1845–1931
Mary Bowan
1848–
Graynard Bowan
1850–

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1846
Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
Age 19
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863
Age 21
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bowen 2, from Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’.

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

Possible Related Names

Bowen

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