Thomas Dury Bowman

Brief Life History of Thomas Dury

When Thomas Dury Bowman was born on 15 January 1862, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Bowman, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ida Potts, was 23. He died on 4 October 1863, in Little Mountain, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Bowman
Mary Ida Potts
Thomas Dury Bowman
Robert Bowman
Elizabeth Bowman
Dorothy Bowman
Amy Bowman
Ida Mary Bowman

Sources (12)

  • Thomas Dury Bowman, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Thos Dury Bowman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Thomas Dun Bowman, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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