Morgan David Bowen

Brief Life History of Morgan David

When Morgan David Bowen was born on 3 November 1846, in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David D Bowen, was 24 and his mother, Mary David, was 21. He married Phoebe Davis on 4 August 1868. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 3 July 1926, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan David Bowen
Phoebe Davis
Marriage: 4 August 1868
Emiah Nevada Bowen
David Davis Bowen
Arthur Morgan Bowen
Vincent Bowen
Clarence Llewellyn Bowen

Sources (19)

  • M D Bowen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Morgan Bowen, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Morgan D Bowen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Parents and Siblings

World Events (8)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.


Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States


Historical Boundaries: 1870: Juab, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Juab, Utah, United States

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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Liverpool to New Orleans on the Hartley (5 Mar 1849 - 28 Apr 1849)

(David Bowen was husband to Mary David, son-in-law to Morgan David and Elizabeth Bowen, father of Morgan David Bowen and Ann Bowen) March 9th. Our ship the Hartley was hauled out of the dock on to th …

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