Hannah Bowker

Female20 March 1815–24 April 1901

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Bowker was born on 20 March 1815, in Fitzwilliam, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Bartlet Bowker, was 66 and her mother, Jemima Knowlton, was 47. She married James Corey on 2 April 1835, in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 24 April 1901, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Corey
1805–1889
Hannah Bowker
1815–1901
Marriage: 2 April 1835
Lucy Ann Corey
1836–1910
Antoinette Corey
1837–1885
Helen Louisa Corey
1841–1917
Mary Frances Corey
1842–1901
James Warren Corey
1848–1899
Charles Austin Corey
1851–1933

Sources (32)

  • Hannah Carey in household of James Carey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Bowker, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Hannah Bowker, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1835Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    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. 

    1829

    Age 14

    Oldest grave seen in memorial list.

    1846

    Age 31

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

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Manchester): occupational name for someone whose job was to steep cotton or linen in lye (a strong alkali) to cleanse it, from Middle English bouker(e), boker(e), buker(e) ‘bleacher of cloth’. The name was also sometimes confused with Booker , and sometimes perhaps a variant of Butcher , with Norman French -k- for -ch-.

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

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