Fred Bowditch

14 May 1877–24 May 1953 (Age 76)
Broadwindsor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Fred

When Fred Bowditch was born on 14 May 1877, in Broadwindsor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Bowditch, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Ellen Sibley, was 20. He married Edna Irene Crane on 10 September 1905, in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Broadwinsor Liberty, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 24 May 1953, in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Fred Bowditch
1877–1953
Edna Irene Crane
1885–1978
Marriage: 10 September 1905
Henry George Bowditch
1907–1989
Ralph Everett Bowditch
1909–1989
James Edward Bowditch
1912–2001
Frederick Clare Bowditch
1914–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1905
Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada
children

(4)

    Male1907–1989Male

    Ralph Everett Bowditch

    Male1909–1989Male

    James Edward Bowditch

    Male1912–2001Male

    Frederick Clare Bowditch

    Male1914–1996Male

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Bowditch

    Male1846–1889Male

    Elizabeth Ellen Sibley

    Female1857–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1873–1956Male

    Mary Ann Bowditch

    Female1875–1875Female

    Catharine Jane Bowditch

    Female1876–Female

    Male1877–1953Male

    Charles

    Male1879–1879Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 27

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a place in Devon named Bowditch, from the Old English phrase būfan d īce ‘above the ditch’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Bowditch in household of Henry Bowditch, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Frederick Boroditch, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • Frederick Bowditch, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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