Henry Bowns

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Bowns was born on 6 January 1823, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Bowns, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Norton, was 31. He married Eliza Halford on 26 December 1843, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1916. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 21 February 1910, in Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Henry Bowns
Eliza Halford
Marriage: 26 December 1843
Ephraim Bowns
Sarah Ann Bowns
Henry Halford Bowns
Eliza Bowns
Alexander Sanders Norton Bowns
Amos Norton Bowns
Henry Norton Bowns
Daniel Norton Bowns
Charles N. Bowns

Sources (40)

  • Henry Bound in household of Ricd Bound, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ephraim Bowns, Birth Certificate, father Henry Bowns, mother Eliza Halford
  • Henry Bowns, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Josiah Nelson BIRTH 1841 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA DEATH 1841 (aged less–than 1 year) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA BURIAL Ogden City Cemetery Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 240526232 · View Source


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning


(Yorkshire and the Midlands): variant of Bown , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

occasionally, in northwestern England, a possible variant of Bowness (see Bownes ).

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

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