Lydia Bowen

24 September 1813–
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Bowen was born on 24 September 1813, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Bowen, was 23 and her mother, Jerusha Scott, was 27.

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Family Time Line

David Bowen
1789–1864
Jerusha Scott
1786–1818
Eulisea Bowen
1807–
Evline Bowen
1809–
Angeline Bowen
1810–1860
Daniel Bowen
1812–
Lydia Bowen
1813–
William Christopher Bowen
1815–1894

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Eulisea Bowen

    Female1807–Female

    Evline Bowen

    Female1809–Female

    Angeline Bowen

    Female1810–1860Female

    Daniel Bowen

    Male1812–Male

    Female1813–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 7

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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