David Bowen

Brief Life History of David

When David Bowen was born on 11 August 1823, in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Bowen Jr., was 39 and his mother, Jane Evans, was 38. He married Jane Foster on 20 April 1845, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 15 January 1910, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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David Bowen
Jane Foster
Marriage: 20 April 1845
William Parry Bowen
Eleanor Bowen
George Foster Bowen
Emily Bowen
Eleanor Jane Bowen
John Evans Bowen
Lucy Ann Bowen
Julia Susannah Bowen
David Chalender Bowen

Sources (60)

  • David Bowen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: DAVID BOWEN - Cemetery record or headstone: birth:
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1839: Johnson, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Johnson, Iowa, United States


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

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen ), with fused patronymic marker (a)p, which is normally voiced before a vowel.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan ).

Irish: used to ‘translate’ Ó Cnáimhín ‘descendant of Cnáimhín’, a personal name meaning ‘little bone’ or ‘little body’, see Nevin 1.

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

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HISTORY OF DAVID BOWEN Author Unknown David Bowen, son of Jane Evans and William Bowen was born in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, August 11, 1823. He was one of 7 children, 3 girls and 4 …

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