Elizabeth Ann Brown

6 September 1857–11 October 1884 (Age 27)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Brown was born on 6 September 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Jonathan Brown, was 39 and her mother, Ann Langfield, was 36. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Alexander Patton Bowman. She died on 11 October 1884, in South Weber, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Patton Bowman
1855–1923
Elizabeth Ann Brown
1857–1884
John Bowman
1878–1884
Burt Roy Bowman
1879–1923
Archie Ray Bowman
1879–1926
Belle B Bowman
1882–1958

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Bowman in household of Alexander Bowman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna Brown in entry for Belle Bowman Stone, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Anna E Bowman, "BillionGraves Index"

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