Henry Ebenezer Bowring

11 March 1822–3 March 1906 (Age 83)
Stratton, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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
1822–1906
Ellen Mary O'Keefe
1839–1909
Marriage: 4 February 1856
Henry Patrick Bowring
1858–1859
Anna O'Keefe Bowring
1859–1906
Kate Bowring
1862–1952
William Daniel Bowring
1864–1946
Nellie O'Keefe Bowring
1867–1910
Walter James Bowring
1868–1913
Frances Louise Bowring
1871–1918
Alice Gertrude Bowring
1874–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1856Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Children

    (8)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1823
    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.
    1846
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Bower

    Story Highlight

    John Franklin Bowring

    It can be truly said of John Franklin Bowring that he was a millionaire in cheerfulness. He carried gladness in his heart and he spread comfort and cheer wherever he walked. He left his friends richer …

    Sources (71)

    • Henry E Bowning in entry for Walter James Bowning, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry Bowing, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Bowring, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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