John Henry Bowman

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Bowman was born on 21 June 1843, in Bradford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Bowman, was 29 and his mother, Susan Bartlett, was 25. He married Susannah Hunt on 13 March 1873, in London Township, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 9 December 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Henry Bowman
Susannah Hunt
Marriage: 13 March 1873
Susan Mildred Bowman
William Wesley Bowman
George Elijah Bowman
John Henry Bowman
Pierce Bowman

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  • John Bawman in household of George Bawman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John H Bowman en el registro de Reed Bowman y Ingrid Proband, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • John Henery Bowman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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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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