Uella Bowles

19 February 1900–19 February 1982 (Age 82)
Osmond Community, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Uella

When Uella Bowles was born on 19 February 1900, in Osmond Community, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, her father, Robert Glasby Bowles, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Amelia Sharp, was 31. She married Russell Sage Sillivan on 6 August 1918, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in North Emmett Election Precinct, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Arco, Butte, Idaho, United States in 1953. She died on 19 February 1982, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Sage Sillivan
Uella Bowles
Marriage: 6 August 1918
Betty Jo Sillivan
Maradee Sillivan
Elaine Shirley Sillivan

Spouse and Children

6 August 1918
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 11

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Grandma Sillivan

How we loved Grandma Sillivan (Uella Bowles but she hated her name and went by "Ella"). She was always hard working and full of spunk. She had the best expressions ever like saying someone was "strong …

Sources (3)

  • Uella Bowles Sillivan in household of Russell Sillivan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ella Bowles Sillivan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ella Sillivan in household of Russell Sillivan, "United States Census, 1930"

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