Jemima Bowers

Brief Life History of Jemima

When Jemima Bowers was born on 4 April 1839, in Oldbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bowers, was 22 and her mother, Rosanna Leach, was 20. She married Charles Gorrill Walker about 1852, in Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Gorrill Walker
Jemima Bowers
Marriage: about 1852
George McLaughlin
Laurel L Walker

Sources (26)

  • Jemima Walker in household of Charles G Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jemima Bowers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jemima Bowin, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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