When Mary Bowman was born on 14 November 1816, in Jarrow, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bowman, was 32 and her mother, Dorothy Dury, was 23. She married Edward Patterson on 24 April 1837, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Weetslade, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 30 September 1908, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.
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 .
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EDWARD PATTERSON and MARY BOWMAN Edward Patterson son of William Patterson and Jane McGregor was born 7 July 1814 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. Mary Bowman the daughter of Willi …
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