Henry Ebenezer Bowring

Male11 March 1822–3 March 1906

Brief Life History of Henry Ebenezer

When Henry Ebenezer Bowring was born on 11 March 1822, in Stratton, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Daw Bowring, was 26 and his mother, Jane Cook, was 29. He married Martha Crocker on 26 December 1848, in Fordington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Radipole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1848, at the age of 26, his occupation is listed as coachmaker in Fordington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. He died on 3 March 1906, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ebenezer Bowring
Ellen Mary O'Keefe
Marriage: 4 February 1856
Henry Patrick Bowring
Anna O'Keefe Bowring
Kate Bowring
William Daniel Bowring
Nellie O'Keefe Bowring
Walter James Bowring
Frances Louise Bowring
Alice Gertrude Bowring

Sources (79)

  • Henry Bowing, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ebenezer Bowring, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Bowring, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1856Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English bouring (Old English būring), a derivative of Old English būr ‘bower, cottage, hall’, probably denoting a cottager or perhaps one who worked at a hall (see Bower ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Handcart Song

    John Daniel Thompson McAllister wrote the words and music to the Primary song, The Handcart Song. This song was sung by the members of the Daniel D. McArthur handcart company, the second of the handc …

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