Mary Bowman

Female14 November 1816–30 September 1908

Brief Life History of Mary

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.

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Family Time Line

Edward Patterson
Mary Bowman
Marriage: 24 April 1837
William Patterson
Robert Patterson
Edward McGregor Patterson
Jane Dorothy Patterson
Joseph Bowman Patterson
Joseph Bowman Patterson
Joseph Bowman Patterson
Mary Patterson
John Thomas Patterson

Sources (46)

  • Mary Patterson in household of Edward Patterson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Bowman in entry for Joseph Bowman Patterson, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951" (1933)
  • Mary Patterson in household of Edward Patterson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1837Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    Age 9

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.


    Age 30

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Edward Patterson and Mary Bowman by Wendell A Christensen

    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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