Hercules Bowler

14 May 1899–2 January 1989 (Age 89)
Lakefield Township, Luce, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hercules

When Hercules Bowler was born on 14 May 1899, in Lakefield Township, Luce, Michigan, United States, his father, William Bowler Jr., was 51 and his mother, Patience Case, was 30. He married Alta Mae Mark on 11 October 1924, in Curtis, Mackinac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 2 January 1989, in McMillan, Luce, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Helmer, Luce, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hercules Bowler
1899–1989
Alta Mae Mark
1905–1997
Marriage: 11 October 1924
Venola L Bowler
1925–2015
Eugene H Bowles
1926–2015
Helen Marie Bowler
1929–1995
Bowler
1930–1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1899–1989Male

    Alta Mae Mark

    Female1905–1997Female

MARRIAGE
11 October 1924
Curtis, Mackinac, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

    Venola L Bowler

    Female1925–2015Female

    Eugene H Bowles

    Male1926–2015Male

    Helen Marie Bowler

    Female1929–1995Female

    Bowler

    Male1930–1930Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Bowler Jr.

    Male1847–1924Male

    Patience Case

    Female1869–1938Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1885–1979Male

    Joseph Hiram Bowler

    Male1890–1918Male

    James William Bowler

    Male1895–1979Male

    Male1899–1989Male

    Franklin Bowler

    Male1903–1975Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 4

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): from Middle English boller (from Old English bolla ‘bowl’, ‘drinking vessel’ + the agent suffix -er), an occupational name for a maker or seller of bowls. Medieval bowls were made of wood as well as of earthenware.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hercules Bowler in household of William Bowler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hercules Bowler in household of William Bowler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hercules Bowler, "United States Census, 1940"

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