Shadrach Bowers

25 June 1849–30 June 1902 (Age 53)
Oldbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Shadrach

When Shadrach Bowers was born on 25 June 1849, in Oldbury, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Bowers, was 38 and his mother, Maria Lay, was 43. He married Ann Elizabeth Birch on 6 April 1881, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oldbury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. He died on 30 June 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shadrach Bowers
Ann Elizabeth Birch
Marriage: 6 April 1881
Lulu Maria Bowers
Shadrach Nephi Bowers
Leonard James Bowers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1881Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Bowers and Mariah Lay Bowers and family onboard the Enoch Train Liverpool to Boston 23 March 1856 - 1 May 1856 and trip across the plains with the Edmund Ellsworth Handcart Company

    James (Age 45) and Mariah Bowers (Age 51) on board the ship Enoch Train from Liverpool England to Boston 23 March 1856 - 1 May 1856. Also aboard are their children Sarah (Age 18) Abraham (Age 17) Is …

    Sources (25)

    • Shadrach Bowers in household of William Littley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Shedderick N. Bower in entry for Annie Elizabeth Bowers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Shadrach Bowers in household of James Bowers, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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