Cacey Potter Bowen Jr

24 October 1858–27 January 1942 (Age 83)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Cacey Potter

When Cacey Potter Bowen Jr was born on 24 October 1858, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Cacey Potter Bowen Sr., was 27 and his mother, Eleanor Ellen McGarry, was 22. He married Susannah Arvilla Boothe on 25 July 1879, in Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lyman, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 January 1942, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sutton Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cacey Potter Bowen Jr
Susannah Arvilla Boothe
Marriage: 25 July 1879
Casey Lavon Bowen
Cynthia Eleanor Bowen
Lewis Reese Bowen
Avilla Mae Bowen
Jessie Russell Bowen
Mary Pearl Bowen
Earl Bowen
Clyde Bowen
Meltrude Bowen
Grant Reese Bowen
Mack Meredith Bowen
Infant Bowen
Infant Bowen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1879Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864 · The first meetinghouse
    Age 6
    The first meetinghouse for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated in January.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Elected Councilman - by son, Norman

    "Dad had various positions in the Farmington ward and was well respected there and in the community. In 1933 he acceded to the wishes of friends and they put him on the Democratic ticket for the posit …

    Sources (100)

    • Cacey Potter Bowen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • K C Bowen in entry for Lewis R Bowen and Emily Ellen Hales, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • C P Bowen in entry for Norman Ralph Bowen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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