Wallace Crocker Bowring

Brief Life History 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, 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 Cemetery, 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

Sources (53)

  • Wallace C Bowering, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wallace Crocker Bowring, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Wallace Crocker Bowring, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)


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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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