Henry Eyring Bowman Sr.

Brief Life History of Henry Eyring

When Henry Eyring Bowman Sr. was born on 10 February 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Isaac Bowman, was 32 and his mother, Bertha Odelia Louise Eyring, was 22. He married Mary Gubler on 3 September 1885, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 30 May 1933, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Henry Eyring Bowman Sr.
Mary Gubler
Marriage: 3 September 1885
Henry Eyring Bowman Jr.
Othello C. Bowman Sr.
Claudious Bowman
Waldemar Bowman
Harold Israel Bowman
Deveroux Washington Bowman
Bernardo Bowman
Mary Bertha Bowman

Sources (135)

  • Henry Bowman in household of Melissa Bowman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Eyring Bowman - birth: 10 February 1859; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Henry Eyring Bowman, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.

Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .

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

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Henry Eyring (1835-1902) JOURNAL

HENRY EYRING (1835-1902) JOURNAL See also *************************************************************** This journal was begun July 22nd 1877 and the last entry was on December 23rd 1896. Henry us …

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