Alva C. Bowman

Male1857–12 December 1895

Brief Life History of Alva C.

When Alva C. Bowman was born in 1857, in Warren, Ohio, United States, his father, Abraham Casner Bowman, was 36 and his mother, Malinda Weer, was 26. He married Nannie Hicks on 11 October 1882, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Harlan Township, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 12 December 1895, in Morrow, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Morrow Cemetery, Morrow, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Alva C. Bowman
Nannie Hicks
Marriage: 11 October 1882
Alfred Cass Bowman
Varner Bowman
Victor Bowman

Sources (23)

  • Alva Bowman in household of Abraham C Bowman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alva Bowman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • A. C. Bowman, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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  • Marriage
    11 October 1882Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Harlan Township was organized in 1860. It was created by the Ohio General Assembly by the Act of March 16, 1860.


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 11

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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