Benjamin Harris Bowen

18 June 1885–14 December 1974 (Age 89)
Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Harris

When Benjamin Harris Bowen was born on 18 June 1885, in Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Lewis Bowen, was 33 and his mother, Barbara Gowans, was 30. He married Etta Pearl Whitehouse on 25 August 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 December 1974, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harris Bowen
Etta Pearl Whitehouse
Marriage: 25 August 1915
Etta Berdene Bowen
Benjamin W. Bowen
Betsy Ila Bowen
Jerry Paul Bowen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1915Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 7
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 24
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Ben Harris Bowen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Benjamin H in entry for Orson Pratt Waldron and Berdene Bowen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Benjamin Harris Bowen, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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