Elizabeth Bowser

about 1821–1920 (Age 99)
New Freedom, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bowser was born about 1821, in New Freedom, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Bowser, was 30 and her mother, Barbara Yount, was 30. She married David Stoner or Stover in 1842. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died in 1920, in United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

David Stoner or Stover
1819–
Elizabeth Bowser
1821–1920
Marriage: 1842
Catharine Stoner
1843–
Rebecca Stoner
1845–
Susan Stoner
1847–1930

Spouse and Children

    David Stoner or Stover

    Male1819–Male

    Female1821–1920Female

MARRIAGE
1842
children

(3)

    Catharine Stoner

    Female1843–Female

    Rebecca Stoner

    Female1845–Female

    Susan Stoner

    Female1847–1930Female

Parents and Siblings

    George Bowser

    Male1791–1872Male

    Female1791–1856Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1863

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the Norman term of address beu sire ‘fine sir’, given either to a fine gentleman (perhaps ironically), or to someone who made frequent use of this term of address. Compare Bonser .2 Americanized spelling of German Bauser .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Bowser in entry for Susana Miller, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Elizabeth Bowser in entry for Susana Miller, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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