Jacob J Bowman

Brief Life History of Jacob J

When Jacob J Bowman was born on 10 November 1903, in Colorado, United States, his father, Jacob J Bowman, was 43 and his mother, Alice May Gardner, was 29. He lived in Eaton, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died in September 1986, in Sun City, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Jacob J Bowman
Goldie Elizabeth Tresler

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  • Jacob J Bowman in household of Jacob J Bowman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob J Bowman, "United States Census, 1930"

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1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.

Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .

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

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