Mariette Bower

2 May 1816–14 June 1868 (Age 52)
Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life of Mariette

When Mariette Bower was born on 2 May 1816, in Tompkins, New York, United States, her father, Johann George Bower, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth B. Hauser, was 37. She married Daniel Lucius Bacon on 17 January 1837. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lansing, Lansing, Tompkins, New York, United States in 1865. She died on 14 June 1868, in Lansing, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in North Lansing Cemetery, North Lansing, Lansing, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Daniel Lucius Bacon
Mariette Bower
Marriage: 17 January 1837
Charles Henry Bacon
George Daniel Bacon

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17 January 1837


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 14

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: occupational name for a bow maker, Older Scots bowar, equivalent to English Bowyer .2 English and Scottish: from Middle English bur, bour ‘bower’, ‘cottage’, ‘inner room’ (Old English būr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a small cottage, an occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bowerman ), or a habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, named Bower or Bowers from this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maryetta Bacon in household of Daniel L Bacon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mariette Bacon in household of Daniel L Bacon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margarett Bacon in household of Daniel L Bacon, "New York State Census, 1865"

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