Wallace Crocker Bowring

18 May 1853–15 April 1930 (Age 76)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

The Life Summary of Wallace Crocker

When Wallace Crocker Bowring was born on 18 May 1853, in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, his father, Henry Ebenezer Bowring, was 31 and his mother, Martha Crocker, was 30. He married Elizabeth Newman on 21 September 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 15 April 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Wallace Crocker Bowring
Elizabeth Newman
Marriage: 21 September 1887
Wallace Crocker Bowring
Herbert Winifred Bowring
Martha Maude Bowring
Henry Joseph Newman Bowring
Elizabeth Pearl Bowring
Claude Vivian Bowring
Helen Kathleen Bowring

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  • Marriage
    21 September 1887Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 10
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (42)

    • Wallace C Bowring in entry for Claude W Bowring, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wallace C Bowering, "United States Census, 1910"
    • W C Bowring in entry for Claude V Bowring and Daisy W Ax, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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